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Michael D. Gooch, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, ENP-BC, CFRN, CTRN, CEN, NREMT-P

Instructor in Nursing
michael.gooch@vanderbilt.edu

 

Current Scholarly and Clinical Activity

Professor Gooch is board certified as an Acute Care, Family, and Emergency Nurse Practitioner. His current focus is in emergency and transport nursing. He serves as a content expert for the ANCC’s Emergency Nurse Practitioner panel. Michael completed his graduate education here at Vanderbilt with a focus in emergency and trauma management, and is currently completing course work for his DNP at Loyola University in Chicago. Michael has over 18 years of emergency and critical care nursing experience with the last 10 years as an Emergency NP. Michael has completed over 1,300 patient transports during his tenure with the Vanderbilt LifeFlight transport program. Michael practices in an area emergency department as an ENP. He has presented numerous lectures and seminars all across North America. From 2003-2011, he worked with the National Disaster Medical Systems, which is a division the Department of Health and Human Services, and has been involved in regional and national disaster responses including Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. At Vanderbilt, he coordinates the Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics Course for the AG-ACNP program and primarily works with the Emergency NP program. Michael is also faculty with the Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia.

 

Representative Publications

  • Gooch, M. D. (in press). Making the positives and negatives of acid-base balance and electrolytes add up. The Nurse Practitioner.
  • Clutter, P. & Solheim, J. (2013). CEN Q&A. P. Allen & M. D. Gooch (Eds.). Charlotte, NC: Med ED, Inc.

 

Representative Presentations

  • 2012 – 2015 – Faculty for “Emergency Medicine Boot Camp and Advanced Emergency Medicine Boot Camp” – a collaborative intensive fast paced emergency care program for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Family Practice Physicians.
  • 2014 – “Procedural Sedation 101” – Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Destin, FL.
  • 2014 – “Tales from the Crib: Pediatric Emergencies” – Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Destin, FL.
  • 2014 – “Toxins, Tablets and Drugs: What’s New on the Street?” – Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Destin, FL.
  • 2014 – “Making the Positives and Negatives of Electrolytes and Acid-Base Add Up” – Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Destin, FL.
  • 2014 – “Hormones, Glands and Steroids: Endocrine Simplified” – Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Destin, FL.
  • 2014 – “Capstone Simulation Experiences: Skill Performance, Clinical Knowledge and Professional Behavior” – 9th Annual National League of Nursing/Elsevier Annual Technology Conference: What's Happening Now?, Nashville, TN.
  • 2014 – “Naloxone, It’s Not Just for Opioids Anymore” – Emergency Nurses Association Annual Scientific Assembly, Indianapolis, IN.
  • 2014 – “Name that Sign II” – Emergency Nurses Association Annual Scientific Assembly, Indianapolis, IN.
  • 2014 – “ALS, GBS, MGC, PD: Neuro Gone Wild” – Emergency Nurses Association Annual Scientific Assembly, Indianapolis, IN.
  • 2014 – “ALS, GBS, MGC, PD: Neuro Gone Wild” – Air Medical Transport Conference, Nashville, TN.
  • 2014 – “The ABC’s of Respiratory Pharmacology” – Air Medical Transport Conference, Nashville, TN.
  • 2014 – “Toxins, Tablets & Drugs: What’s New on the Streets” – American Association of Nurse Practitioners’ National Conference, Nashville, TN.
  • 2014 – “Alien Invasion: Attack of the Allergic Reactions” – American Association of Nurse Practitioners’ National Conference, Nashville, TN.
  • 2014 – “Is Ultrasound the New Tool in Our Toolbox?” – Critical Care Transport Medicine Conference, Austin, TX.
  • 2013 – “The ABC’s of Respiratory Pharmacology” – Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Destin, FL.
  • 2013 – “Challenges in the ED: Case Studies” – Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Destin, FL.
  • 2013 – “What’s in Your Diagnostic Toolbox?” – Air Medical Transport Conference, Virginia Beach, VA.
  • 2013 – “Toxins, Tablets, and Drugs: What’s New on the Streets?” – Emergency Nurses Association Annual Scientific Assembly, Nashville, TN.
  • 2013 – “Name That Sign” – Southeastern Seaboard Emergency Nursing Symposium (SESS), Concord, NC.
  • 2013 – “What’s in Your Diagnostic Toolbox?” – Critical Care Transport Medicine Conference, Austin, TX.
  • 2013 – “Does it Get Rocky, When They are Shocky?” – Critical Care Transport Medicine Conference, Austin, TX.
  • 2012 – “Let’s Keep the Blood a Flowing: CV Pharmacology” – Air Medical Transport Conference, Seattle, WA.
  • 2012 – “Chemical Extrication: Taking the Torture out of Extrication” – Air Medical Transport Conference, Seattle, WA.
  • 2012 – “Sweet as Sugar: Diabetic Emergencies and Management” – Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • 2012 – “What’s the 411 on ED Sepsis?” – Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • 2012 – “GU it’s More than Just P” – ENA Annual Scientific Assembly (Advanced Practice Track), San Diego, CA.
  • 2012 – “Challenges in the ED” (ED Case Studies) – Southeastern Seaboard Emergency Nursing Symposium (SESS), Norfolk, VA.
  • 2011 – “When Cold is Good: Therapeutic Hypothermia” – Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Conference, Charleston, SC, October 2011.
  • 2011 – “Procedural Sedation Review” – Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Conference, Charleston, SC.
  • 2011 – “Toxins, Tablets, and Drugs, Oh My!” – Air Medical Transport Conference, St. Louis, MO.
  • 2011 –“I Have a Headache!!” – ENA Annual Scientific Assembly (Advanced Practice Track), Tampa, FL.
  • 2011 – “Taking the Torture out of Trauma Pain Management” – International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Conference, Nashville, TN.


Awards and Honors

  • 2006 – Founder’s Medal, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

  • 1994 – Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America


Professional Organizations

  • American Nurses Association (ANA), since 1997, Tennessee District 3 Board of Directors, 2007-2009
  • Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), since 1998
  • Sigma Theta Tau (International Nursing Honor Society), since 2001
  • Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association (ASTNA), since 2002
  • Middle Tennessee Advanced Practice Nurses (MTAPN), since 2005, Executive Committee, 2009-2010
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), since 2012
  • American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners, since 2014