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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! Follow our Facebook page for more information and how to register.  

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

Pediatric DKA Management
Friday, Feb. 5, 2021
Pediatric Contact Hours Awarded (1)
Click here to register for this free course

Once you register, a link to the actual virtual classroom will be sent out close to class time

Lecture By: Duy P Tran, DO, Fellow Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt


GI Bleeds
Friday, Feb. 12, 11 a.m. to Noon
Medical Contact Hours Awarded: (1)
Click here to register for this free course

Lecture By Graham Van Schaik, M.D., Emergency Medicine Resident, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Traumatic Brain Injury
Friday, Feb. 26, 11 a.m. to Noon
Trauma Contact Hours Awarded: (1)
Click here to register for this free course

Lecture By:

Mayur Patel, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM
Associate Professor of Surgery Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Vice Chair Professional Development, Department of Surgery
Asst. Chief, Surgical Services Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS)
Chief Division/Section of General Surgery, TVHS
Director of Finance Center for Critical Illness, Brain dysfunction, & Survivorship (CIBS) Center
Director of Research Division of Trauma, Emergency General Surgery, & Surgical Critical Care

REBOA 101(Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion
Friday, March 5, 11 a.m. to Noon
Medical Contact Hours Awarded: (1)
Click here to register for this free course

Lecture By:
Sally Dye, RN, BSN, CEN
Trauma Program Clinical Assistant
Critical Care Ground Transport
Helipad Transport Team
Adult Emergency Services
Vanderbilt Medical Center
Assistant Program Director, Bachelor's Programme in Emergency Nursing
Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, Georgetown Guyana

Refresher Pediatric Training
March 10, 8 a.m.

Click here to register for this free course
Topics: TBD

Trauma Update
March 12, 11 a.m. to Noon
Trauma Contact Hours Awarded: (1)
Click here to register for this free course

Lecture By: Dr. Michael Smith
Dr. Smith joined our surgical faculty after having served as a fellow at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN. He is board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care Surgery. His clinical areas of expertise include trauma, emergency general surgery, surgical critical care, and hernias.

Emergency Care of the Sexual Assault Patient
March 26, 11 a.m. to Noon
Medical Contact Hours Awarded: (1)
Click here to register for this free course

Lecture By:
Pam Crues, MSN, RN, FNP, SANE-A
Medical Legal Exam Team Manager, Nashville General Hospital

Katrina Brown, MSN, RN, CEN, SANE-A
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Emergency Department


Other Courses:
 

Pediatric EMS Night Out via ZOOM 

Jan 28, 2021
6 to 8 p.m.
Registration is required. Click here.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. In order to receive contact hours you MUST have your camera on, and you must be engaged in the lectures.

Which is Which? Can You Tell the Difference? 
6:00p.m. — 7:00p.m.
Larry Stack, M.D.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital 
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Vascular Access During Pediatric Emergencies 
7:00p.m. — 8:00p.m.
Keeley Fye, EMT-P, NRP
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital 
Pediatric Emergency Department


AEMT Refresher Courses
January 13, 20 and 27 - 25 hours
Virtual Via Zoom
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
$50.00

The AEMT Refresher course meets the NCC model for recertification. The student will need additional hours as prescribed by the NREMT. 

The AEMT Refresher course meets the NCC model for recertification.  The student will need additional hours as prescribed by the NREMT and can be found on the National Registry website.  This will meet a portion of your National Registry Requirements, refer to their website for full requirements.

This class meets for THREE DAYS - January 13, 20 and 27 . You must attend ALL sessions ALL day to receive credit and your certificate. No partial credit will be given. 

Because this course will be offered via Zoom (link will be sent after registration), you MUST present and on camera.  You can't be doing anything else, you must be focused on the class, and you must be present for the full time. If you are distracted and your camera is off, you WILL be asked to leave the virtual classroom.

Click here to register


Paramedic Refresher Course
February 3, 10, 17 and 24 - 30 hours
Virtual Via Zoom
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
$75.00

The Paramedic Refresher course meets the NCC model for recertification. The student will need additional hours as prescribed by the NREMT.

 

This Class meets for Four  DAYS - February 3, 10, 17 and 24 ( 30 hours)

You must attend ALL sessions ALL day to receive credit and your certificate. No partial credit will be given. 

Because this course will be offered via Zoom (link will be sent after registration), you MUST be present and on camera. You can't be doing anything else, you must be focused on the class, and you must be present for the full time. If you are distracted and your camera is off, you WILL be asked to leave the virtual classroom.

Click here to register


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.