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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! 

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

April 9
It’s Electric: Management of electrical injuries
Remember, you MUST HAVE CAMERA ON, and be engaged in the class to receive credit
 
Presenter:
Ashley Brown Panas, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Chief Flight Physician and Assistant Medical Director, Vanderbilt LifeFlight
Assistant Medical Director, Nashville Fire Department

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April 30
Managing Myocardial Infarctions and Case Studies

Remember, you MUST HAVE CAMERA ON, and be engaged in the class to receive credit
 
Presenter:
Matthews Chacko, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of Peripheral Vascular Interventions
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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May 7
Emergency Medico Legal Update

Remember, you MUST HAVE CAMERA ON, and be engaged in the class to receive credit

Presenter:
Travis McCall, MSN, RN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC, CEN, CCEMT-P.
Flight Nurse Practitioner at LF 2 (Tullahoma Base)

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June 11

Toxicology

Saralyn Williams, MD
Professor or Emergency Medicine, Medicine and Pediatrics
Medical Toxicology Specialist
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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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 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.