Education & Outreach

2018 VLF Calendar


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Early Bird Registration Ends July 20, 2018 - $119
Price Increases to $150 on July 21, 2018
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The Difficult Airway Course for EMS is coming to Franklin, TN on September 27-28

This is a production of Vanderbilt Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt LifeFlight and Williamson EMS. Cost: $180 per student-16.0 Contact Hours provided

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The Definitive EMS Airway Course
• Learn the full range of airway management techniques — including use of video laryngoscopes & other advanced imaging devices, extraglottic devices, drug-assisted intubation and cricothyrotomy.
• Work with an expert faculty who knows the unique challenges facing EMS providers.
• Use all of the airway devices in small group sessions.
• Practice decision-making and airway techniques in Code AirwayTM stations.
• Face the most challenging patient scenarios in a no-risk environment. These include: elevated ICP, pulmonary edema, cardiogenic shock, status asthmaticus foreign body in the airway, direct airway trauma, multiple trauma with shock, and many more.

Special Education Event -Montgomery County
August 18 - 9 a.m. to Noon
Outlaw Field FBO
Three Contact Hours - Free Event - No Registration
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Transport Ventilator Management Course (Jackson State, August 29, 30)
Jackson State Community College
2046 North Parkway
Jackson, TN 38301

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.

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Transport Ventilator Management Refresher Course (November 7, Bedford County)
Free - But Registration is Required
November 7, 2018 - Bedford County EMS, Shelbyville, TN
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
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.
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PHTLS - One Day Recert
July 27, 2017
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PHTLS - Two Day Course
Oct. 22, 23, 2018
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PHTLS - One Day Refresher
Nov. 9, 2018
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Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) - One Day Recert
August 21, 2018
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Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) - Provider
Oct. 16, 17, 2018
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Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) - One Day Recert
Nov. 7, 2018
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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.