Michael D. Gooch, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, ENP-BC, CFRN, CEN, NREMT-P
Instructor of Nursing
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. Michael has over 16 years of emergency and critical care nursing experience with the last 8 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.
Clutter, P. & Solheim, J. (2013). CEN Q&A. M. D. Gooch & P. Allen (Eds.). Charlotte, NC: Med ED, Inc.
- 2012 – 2013 - Faculty for “The Emergency Medicine Boot Camp” – a collaborative intensive fast paced emergency care program for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Family Practice Physicians.
- 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
- Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), since 1997
- American Nurses Association (ANA), since 1997, Tennessee District 3 Board of Directors, 2007-2009
- 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