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LifeFlight offers a variety of education courses for our emergency service colleagues. We annually train more than 3,800 people and can custom any course to fit any audience. Currently all in person training is on hold due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. However we are offering a variety of LIVE virtual events via Zoom. 

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Lunch with LifeFlight ZOOM Live Training 

Join us each Friday via Zoom for an hour long lecture, good for one (1) contact hour. You must have a camera on, and show that you are present and active in the class for the full hour to receive credit.  These courses are FREE! 

Trauma Care Zoom Class


Sep 10, 2021 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) 

Topic: Lunch with LifeFlight-Trauma Care at Vanderbilt


Register in advance for this webinar:


Our team will walk you through what happens when you bring a trauma patient to VUMC - the role of EMS in the trauma bay at the VUMC ED, and what is expected from each role in the trauma bay. 

COVID and MIS-C in Acutely Ill Pediatric Patients

Our medical community is facing unprecedented times currently. The COVID pandemic has stretched us thin and raised new questions about care for these patients. The specialists at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt want to help answer those questions!

We will be hosting a webinar on “COVID and MIS-C in Acutely Ill Pediatric Patients” on September 14 from 6-7pm. Panelists will include: Dr. Sophie Katz, Infectious Disease; Dr. Alison Herndon, Hospital Medicine, and Dr. Rebecca Kidd, Emergency Medicine.

Please submit questions before Sept. 10 via this link:

Sep 14, 2021 06:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

Registration is required. Register Here.

Pediatric EMS Night Out via ZOOM on September 23, 2021. We hope you can join us.

5:45 PM introduction
Lectures begin at 6pm

Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Toxicology You Need to Know
Donna Seger, MD
Executive Director, TN Poison Center

7:00pm - 8:00pm
When Enough is Enough! Congenital Heart Defects and Oxygen
Jeremy B. Richter, RN, NR-P, CCEMT-P, PNCCT, FP-C, CCP-C, NCPST
Nurse Resident, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (PCICU)
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

In accordance with the State EMS office for continuing education, the following requirements must be met to claim and receive full credit.

-The participant's video camera must be on throughout the event

-The participant must respond to all polling question

You can use a smart phone for the class, but a laptop or desktop computer with a camera is best.


If you do not already have an account set up in the CME/CNE Cloud system, please take a moment to do that now, following the instructions below.
To get started setting up a new account:

·         For Non-Vanderbilt learners: and select Sign In, then Non-Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Don’t have an account?

·         For Vanderbilt learners: and select Sign In, then VUMC Faculty and Staff

Texting for the first time?

Pair your mobile phone to your account in CloudCME.

If you are unfamiliar with ZOOM, here are some links to short videos to watch before the class that will help prepare you:
This video might be helpful to those joining the event
Here is a video that describes Zoom Polling.
Here is the general link to the Zoom help page for users.


Pediatric Zoom Class

Oct 1, 2021 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) 

Topic: Pediatrics
Blake Gruenberg, MD
Clinical Fellow Pediatric Emergency Department


Register in advance for this webinar:


Toxicology Zoom Class


Nov 12, 2021 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) 

Topic: Toxicology
Rebecaa Bruccoleri, MD
Director of Poison Control Center


Register in advance for this webinar:




Sept. 21, 22
TNCC is a one and a half day course developed by the Emergency Nurses Association to present a firm foundation in trauma nursing.


For more information and registration, click here

August 16 and 17

This course is offered at Basic, Advanced and Combined levels. Very limited space per class. Cost $125. Click here for more information and registration. 


Critical Care Paramedic: This course is offered once a year and is limited to 12 students. Candidates must be currently licensed advanced practice providers by the State of Tennessee, have two years' experience as an advanced practice provider, 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 for individuals. Click here for more information. If your department needs a class please contact us. This class is free.