New - Regional Emergency Care Update - Cookeville:
Sept. 11, 2015, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Receive a total of six contact hours at this free training event.
Four (4) hours of pediatric training from experts at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and twp (2) hours of trauma and emergency care training from experts at Vanderbilt.
A light breakfast and lunch will be served
911 Communicator Course: Held at Montgomery County Civic Center, this regional course is available free to any 911 communicator in the LifeFlight service area.
Advanced Skills Lab: This workshop offers a complete trauma resuscitation and airway immersion experience. The workshop will be taught by expert instructors and will focus on critical knowledge enhancement, theory, decision making and technical skills. Students will receive special instruction in resuscitation, the adult/pediatric airway, the trauma airway, difficult airway situations and rescue/salvage airway techniques. $225.00.
Critical Care Paramedic: This course is offered twice a year and is limited to 12 students. Candidates must be currently licensed paramedics by the State of Tennessee, have two years experience as a paramedic, and have their BLS, ACLS, advanced pediatric course and advanced trauma course certifications. Applicants will be screened with a pre-test and an interview process.
Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC): This course, developed the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), is a 16-hour program covering knowledge and psychomotor skills. Click on the date below for information and to register.
$260 which includes your textbook.
Transport Ventilator Management Course
The transport ventilator management course is designed to fulfill the State of Tennessee Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services, requirements for paramedics to safety and effectively transport critical and non-critical patients that are ventilator dependent. Objectives for this course will be accomplished in a 16-hour didactic presentation including lectures and clinical labs as outlined in the State of Tennessee Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services training curriculum for Interfacility Transport with Mechanical Ventilators. Clinical requirements of 8 hours will be obtained at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt Childrenâ€™s Hospital. Participants of this program are required to present proof of MMR, Negative TB Skin Test, and are required to pass a short safety orientation to be eligible for Vanderbilt Learning Experience. You must have been a licensed Tennessee paramedic for two years in order to be eligible to take the course.
This class is offered by request from an EMS Agency