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2017 LifeFlight Wall Calendar

 

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TASA Conference Registration

TASA Mid-Winter Conference - Feb. 22 to 24, 2017
Park Vista Resort in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. 
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EMT, AEMT and Paramedic Refresher Course

This year we are combining the EMT (24 hours), AEMT (36 hours) and Paramedic(48 hours) refresher class that meets the national registry continuing education requirements for re-licensure.

You must attend all classes in order to meet the National Registry requirements. We will not issue partial credit.

Classes will be held on January 28, 29, and February 4, and 5, 2017.

The cost for EMTs 24 hour training is $125. The cost for AEMTs 36 hour training is $175 and the cost for Paramedic 48 hour training is $250.

EMTs must attend January 28, 29, 2017.

AEMTs must attend January 28, 29 and February 4.

Paramedics must attend all four days.

Registration starts at 7 a.m. on the first day. Class runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day.

The course will be held at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Light Hall. The classroom is an auditorium setting.

Please park in the 25th Avenue Garage, entering from the 25th Avenue entrance, and park on levels 3 through 10.

Please dress in your uniform or business casual during the class.

REFUNDS/CANCELLATION:

You may cancel your participation in this class up to January 25, 2017. After that day, no other refunds will be issued. You will be refunded your full amount, less a $25 cancellation fee.

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Middle Tennessee Emergency Care Update
January 19, 2016

Join experts from the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt University Medical Center for the Middle Tennessee Emergency Care Update. Total of six contact hours awarded, four (4) in pediatrics and two (2) in adult. Light snacks and lunch will be provided.

Cost $25. Space is limited to 90 people.

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.

Registration opens at 7:30 a.m., class will run from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Speakers:

Rebecca Kidd, MD – Case Studies
Lacey T. Noffsinger RN, BSN, CPN, CPEN – Airway Emergencies
Jennifer Dindo RN, CPEN – Child Maltreatment
Megan Overby – Hemophilia
Rebekah Lemley- Burn Management 
Jeremy Brywczynski, M.D. - Sepsis in the Prehospital Environment

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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.

January 18, 2017 - Click to register

May 10, 2017 - Click to register

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.

February 22, 23, 2017 - Click here to register

April 18, 19, 2017 - Click here to register

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.

January 31, 2017 - Click here to register


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.

March 14, 15, 2017 - Click here to register

April 4, 5, 2017 - Click here to register

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.


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.


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.


Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC): This course, developed the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), is a 16-hour program covering knowledge and psychomotor skills. Click on the date below for information and to register.

2017 Classes to be announced soon


Other Courses: Upon request, we offer courses with credit on a wide variety of topics. Please call (615) 322-1547 for more information.