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South Central EMS Director's Association Annual Conference

$45 for both days

Thursday, December 07, 2017 6:00 AM - Friday, December 08, 2017 5:00 PM (Central Time)

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EMT/AEMT Refresher

Jan. 10, 17, 24, 2018
Cost: $150

This course will meet the refresher requirements of the National Registry for EMT and AEMT's. The course will provide 25 hours of instruction and will cover the national competency component for continuing education and will meet every Wednesday for three consecutive weeks.

Vanderbilt University Police Department
115 28th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212

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Paramedic Refresher

Jan. 31, Feb. 7, Feb. 14, Feb. 21

Cost: $200

This course will meet the refresher requirements of the National Registry for Paramedics. The course will provide 30 hours of instruction and will cover the national competency component for continuing education and will meet every Wednesday for four consecutive weeks.

Vanderbilt University Police Department
115 28th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212

 

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Transport Ventilator Management Refresher Course (two dates offered, see below)

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 Rutherford County 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 is very limited.

Dec 13, 2017
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

OR

Dec. 20, 2017
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Rutherford County EMS SORT Building
585 Fortress Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37128

Register Here for the Dec. 13 Class

Register Here for the Dec. 20 Class


Transport Ventilator Management Course
December 4, 5, 2017
Rutherford County EMS SORT Building
$55   register here

You must have been a licensed Tennessee paramedic for two years in order to be eligible to take the course.

Ventilator Transport Certification. The course is designed to prepare Tennessee licensed paramedics in proper assess and management of vent patients during inter-facility transports

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 safely and effectively transport critical and non-critical patients that are ventilator dependent.

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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 date

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.