CREDENTIALS: DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, ENP-C, ENP-BC, CFRN, CTRN, CEN, TCRN, NREMT-P
Dr. Gooch brings over 20 years of nursing and EMS experience to MED-ED’s seminars. He has worked in a variety of clinical settings that range from emergency nursing and primary care to a Level I Trauma Center and include ground and air medical transport. Michael received his MSN from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, where he focused on emergency and trauma care. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago with his DNP. His scholarly project focused on the use of education and evidence- based interventions to change practice, particularly rapid sequence intubation. He is a nationally recognized speaker regarding varied emergency and transport topics. Michael holds a faculty appointment within the emergency and adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner programs at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing as well as with the Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia in Madison, TN. He has completed over 1,400 patient transports during his tenure as a flight nurse for Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s LifeFlight and is an emergency nurse practitioner with TeamHealth at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, TN.