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911 Communicator - Air Transport

March 5, 2018
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Williamson County Public Safety Center
304 Beasley Drive
Franklin, TN 37064

Join Vanderbilt LifeFlight for this day-long course that helps emergency 911 communicators understand the critical role they play in launching air ambulance transport.

Contact hours will be awarded and lunch will be provided.

Topics include:

LifeFlight Overview
Weather – when we can fly and not fly and how weather affects our flights
Air Com Overview
LifeFlight APP
Regional Medical Communications Center Overview
Dispatchers Role in Incident Command
Navigation for Aviation and the Four C’s
Helicopter ETAs
Landing Zones, PELA’s and Helipads

This course is open to any 911 operator or communicator that is currently employed with a public safety entity.

This course is FREE but requires registration. Click here to register


Difficult Airway Course
$180
The Difficult Airway Course: EMS™
16 Contact Hours
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.


Bedford County EMS Operations Center
119 Frank Martin Road
Shelbyville, TN 37160

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Transport Ventilator Management Course

You must have been a Licensed Paramedic for two years prior to March 1, 2018 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. Cost is $55.

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

1 Medical Center Boulevard

Cookeville, TN 38501

The location of the classroom will be Cookeville Regional Medical Center in the Algood/Baxter Classroom near the hospital cafeteria on the first floor.

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Critical Care Education Symposium

Join Vanderbilt LifeFlight and Robertson County EMS for this special four-hour Critical Care Education Symposium. Participants will receive four contact hours that can be used as part of their ongoing critical care education requirements.

Because space is limited, this course is ONLY open to currently licensed Tennessee Critical Care Paramedics.

The followoing topics will be covered:

Cardiogenic Shock in Transport

Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Transport Management

Arterial Line Management

Vasoactive Drips and Push Dose Pressors

The course is free, but all participants must register.


PHTLS - Two Day Course

July 10, 11, 2017
$125
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PHTLS - One Day Recert
July 27, 2017
$65
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PHTLS - Two Day Course
Oct. 22, 23, 2018
$125
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PHTLS - One Day Refresher
Nov. 9, 2018
$65
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Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)- Provider

April 24, 25, 2018
$275.00
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Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) - One Day Recert
May 16, 2018
$215
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Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) - Provider
June 26, 27, 2018
$275.00
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Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) - One Day Recert
August 21, 2018
$215
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Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) - Provider
Oct. 16, 17, 2018
$275.00
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Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) - One Day Recert
Nov. 7, 2018
$215
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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.