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Transport Ventilator Management Refresher Course (Nov. 8, 2017)

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 Bedford 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.

Nov. 8, 2017
2 to 6 p.m.
Bedford County EMS

Shelbyville, TN 37160

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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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Critical Care FP-C Refresher Course  THIS COURSE IS SOLD OUT BUT YOU MAY REGISTER FOR THE WAITLIST

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.

Click here to register.

THIS COURSE IS SOLD OUT BUT YOU MAY REGISTER FOR THE WAITLIST


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.

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.

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.

 

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.