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Conference registration NOW OPEN. $99 Rate ends July 19.
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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. $175.00.
- August 21, 2013
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.
ED Outreach: This is a free course for emergency room professionals. Topics presented may include sepsis, patient management, safety, communication and other issues relevant to emergency room practice. We can tailor this program for your emergency department based on needs. Please call (615) 322-1547 to schedule an ED Outreach. This class is free.
EMS Night Out: EMS Night Out is a free class for prehospital professionals. Topics presented may include patient management, safety, communication and other issues relevant to the profession. Participants are presented CEUs at the end of the event to support their continuing education efforts. Click here for more information and dates.
The Emergency Medical Manager: The Emergency Medical Manager is designed for EMS and Emergency Department leaders, supervisors or those seeking to increase their knowledge base in human resources, building trust and effective communication, time management and managing up your employees.
- June 12, 2013
- Sept. 25, 2013
Click here to register. This class is free
Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC): This course, developed the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), is a 16-hour program covering knowledge and psychomotor skills.
- Aug. 21-22, 2013
- Nov. 6-7, 2013
Click here to register. $225 (if you need text book) for 2 days or $200 if you have a current text book.
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 Children’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.
- August 28, 29, 2013
Vanessa K. Free (VKF) Training: Vanderbilt LifeFlight is proud to present this class, which is required by the state of Tennessee for all law enforcement personnel, firefighters (including volunteer firefighters) rescue personnel (including volunteer rescue personnel) and emergency services personnel that drive an emergency vehicle.
- Sept. 21, 2013
911 Communicator 2.0 Class: LifeFlight's 911 Communicator 2.0 class is an 8-hour class designed for the 911 dispatcher to learn about Vanderbilt LifeFlight. Topics to include how to launch an aircraft, flight following, aviation weather, fixed wing and a look into our Trauma System. This class is free and includes CEUs.
- July 17, 2013
- Oct. 23, 2013