Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN)/Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN), Jan. 25-27


Course Type:  ZOOM live event, instructor-led workshop

Course Description:

Day 1:

  • CEN In’s and Out’s  
  • Professional Issues
  • Shock
  • Neurological Emergencies
  • Environmental and Toxicology Emergencies
  • Medical Emergencies 

Day 2:

  • Respiratory and Thoracic Emergencies
  • Cardiovascular Emergencies
  • Gastrointestinal Emergencies
  • Genitourinary and OB/GYN Emergencies
  • Orthopedic and Wound Emergencies
  • Maxillofacial and Ocular Emergencies
  • Psychological and Psychiatric Emergencies

Day 3:

  • CFRN Exam In’s and Out’s
  • Flight and Transport Physiology
  • Advanced Monitoring Management  
  • Advanced Airway Management
  • Transport Considerations and Safety Special Populations
  • Advanced Pharmacology Review 



Nurse Practitioner, VUMC & TeamHealth Faculty, 
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Faculty, 
Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia 

Dr. Michael D. Gooch is board certified as an acute care, family, and emergency nurse practitioner. He is also board certified as an emergency, flight, transport, and trauma nurse. He has over 23 years of emergency and transport medicine experience. He obtained his MSN from Vanderbilt University and his DNP from Loyola University Chicago. He is an Assistant Professor of Nursing with Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN, as well as faculty with the Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia, Madison, TN.  He practices as an emergency nurse practitioner in Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s adult emergency department and patient flow center, as well as with TeamHealth in a community emergency department. He has completed over 1,450 patient transports during his tenure with Vanderbilt’s LifeFlight transport program.  He currently serves as a regional director for the American Academy of Emergency NPs. 

Contact Hours = 22.5 for three days; 7.5 per day 

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Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday January 25, 26, & 27, 2021
CEN Days 1 & 2
CFRN Days 1-3 

both days
8:00 am - 5:00pm;
registration begins at 7:30am

ZOOM Virtual Meeting


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Accreditation Statement:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nursing Education and Professional Development, is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.