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Transport Ventilator Management Refresher Course

This four hour Transport Ventilator Management Refresher Course will fulfill the semi-annual training requirements for Transport Ventilator Qualified Paramedics and Critical Care Paramedics. The training requirements for Transport Ventilator Management are set forth by the Tennessee Office of EMS.

This course is being taught by Vanderbilt LifeFlight in conjunction with Maury Regional EMS. The speaker will be Tim Bell. Mr. Bell is a National Registered Paramedic, a Critical Care Paramedic, a Certified Flight Paramedic, and a Licensed Certified Respiratory Therapist. Mr. Bell has been teaching transport ventilation management and airway management for over 20 years.

This course is offered free of charge, but registration is required. Space if very limited. Sponsored by Vanderbilt LifeFlight in conjunction with Maury Regional EMS.


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2017 Tiki Mast Conference - click here for registration and more information

Friday Sept. 8, and Saturday Sept. 9  - $110

Join us at beautiful Montgomery Bell State Park for Continuing Education, networking and an amazing time!  IT STARTS HERE is designed for emergency care providers including nurses, EMT’s, paramedics, and other healthcare providers. Topics will be presented by a variety of nurses, paramedics and other experts in their field.

*Up to 13 Contact Hours will be awarded


Critical Care FP-C Refresher Course

This course is a Board for Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification approved 16 hour refresher course; and NOT an exam prep course.

This course fulfills the 16 hour requirement for FP-C renewal, as well as provides critical care hours for Tennessee Critical Care Paramedic renewal.

There is limited space in this course, please register early to assure your space.

The course fee is $50.00

This course will be held at the Vanderbilt University Police Department Support Services Annex, 115 28th Avenue, South, Nashville, TN. 37212

You MUST ATTEND the full 16 hours in order to get your course completion certificate.

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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.

TNCC One-Day Renewal Course 

This one-day renewal course is for nurses with a current TNCC verification. Designed for independent learning, ENA's Trauma Nursing Core Course 1-Day Renewal is built around robust self-guided study materials that help you prepare for successful completion of the renewal. Cost: $215.  

REFUNDS/CANCELLATION:

You may cancel your participation in this class up to seven (7) days before the course. After that day, no other refunds will be issued. You will be refunded your full amount, less a $25 cancellation fee.

August 23, 2017 - Click to register

November 8, 2017 - Click to register


TNCC Two-Day Course

ENA developed and implemented the Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) for national and international dissemination as a means of identifying a standardized body of trauma nursing knowledge. The TNCC (Provider) is a two-day course designed to provide the learner with cognitive knowledge and psychomotor skills. The purpose of TNCC is to present core-level knowledge, refine skills and build a firm foundation in trauma nursing. TNCC is a 2-Day Intensive Course that is taught by expert instructors. There is a faculty ratio of approximately one faculty per four learners.  Very limited space per class. Cost $275

REFUNDS/CANCELLATION:

You may cancel your participation in this class up to seven (7) days before the course. After that day, no other refunds will be issued. You will be refunded your full amount, less a $25 cancellation fee.

July 12, 13, 2017 - Click here to register

October 17, 18, 2017 - Click here to register


PHTLS One-Day Renewal Course 

PreHospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) is the world’s premier prehospital trauma education developed in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons to promote critical thinking in addressing multi-system trauma and provide the latest evidence-based treatment practices. Renewal Course: 8 hour course for emergency medical responders, EMTs, Paramedics, nurses, physician assistants and physicians. This course is offered at Basic, Advanced or Combined levels. Very limited space per class. Cost $35.

REFUNDS/CANCELLATION:

You may cancel your participation in this class up to three (3) days before the course. After that day, no other refunds will be issued. You will be refunded your full amount, less a $10 cancellation fee.

July 20, 2017 - Click here to register


PHTLS Two-Day Course

PreHospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) is the world’s premier prehospital trauma education developed in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons to promote critical thinking in addressing multi-system trauma and provide the latest evidence-based treatment practices. Provider Course: 16 hour course for emergency medical responders, EMTs, Paramedics, nurses, physician assistants and physicians. This course is offered at Basic, Advanced or Combined levels. Very limited space per class. Cost $75.

REFUNDS/CANCELLATION:

You may cancel your participation in this class up to three (3) days before the course. After that day, no other refunds will be issued. You will be refunded your full amount, less a $25 cancellation fee.

September 19, 20, 2017 - Click here to register

November 14, 15 - Click here to register


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.Click here for more information on the course and to submit an application.


Operation Tailwatch: The Safety section deals with general helicopter safety and Landing Zone requirements. It's best to review this information before it's needed, but it can be accessed by a dispatch center for relay to the LZ Officer if a reminder is needed. LifeFlight provides instruction covering Landing Zone Safety through our Outreach program. This class is also available online. Click here for more information. This class is free.