Education and Outreach

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. 

The 2020 iServe Emergency Care Conference held each August has been canceled. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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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!

All classes below run from 11 a.m. to Noon

The dates are:

Oct. 22, 2020
Pediatric EMS Night Out (two hours via Zoom) Register HERE.

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Six Quick Tips to Neonatal Resuscitation with Simulations
Mary Lee Lemley, RN, MSN
Neonatal Outreach Sr. Program Manager
Perinatal Outreach Coordinator Middle TN
Division Of Neonatology - Simulation Coordinator
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

7:00pm – 8:00pm
Trauma in Pediatrics
Brittney Aiello, BSN, RN, CPEN
Trauma Program Coordinator
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Registration is required. Register Here.

Friday, October 23, 2020
Jeremy J Brywczynski, M.D., FAAEM, assistant professor of Emergency Medicine, medical director for Vanderbilt LifeFlight, will lecture on Intro to Radiology, x-ray interpretation. Register here.

Friday, October 30, 2020 (11 a.m. to 1 p.m. )
(Two Hours, Critical Care Lecture)
Kyle Luckey-Smith, BS EMC, BSN, FP-C, CFRN, a flight nurse with Vanderbilt LifeFlight, will present a two hour critical care lecture on "Understanding Hemodynamics."  Register here.

Friday, November 6, 2020
Jaycelyn Raye Holland, M.D., division of pediatric Emergency Medicine from Vanderbilt Children's Hospital will talk about Altered Mental State in Pediatric Patients. Register here.

Friday, December 11, 2020
Two hours of Critical Care Lectures - Cardiac and Trauma - Registration coming soon.

Critical Care/FP-C Refresher (2 Day -16 hr) (FREE) 
Open only to licensed critical care paramedics seeking critical care renewal hours

November 19, 20, 2020


This is a two day course and will fulfill both Tennessee Critical Care Paramedic Refresher requirements and is endorsed by the IBSC to fulfill the 16-hour refresher requirement for FP-C Recertification. Please note this will not completely fulfill recertification requirements as additional hours are needed for full compliance. Day two link will be provided at the end of day one. No partial credit will be awarded and attendance of both days is required.

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Upcoming Regional Education Events:

Because of the risk of influenza and coronavirus (COVID-19) all LF Regional Events have been postponed.

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 for individuals. Click here for more information. If your department needs a class please contact us. This class is free.


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