Michael Gooch, DNP, APRN, CCP, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, ENP-C, ENP-BC, CEN, CFRN, CTRN, TCRN, NRP
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 25 years of emergency and transport medicine experience. He obtained his MSN from Vanderbilt University and his DNP from Loyola University in Chicago. He is an Assistant Professor of Nursing with Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, as well as a faculty member with the Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia. At Vanderbilt University Medical Center, he practices as a flight and emergency nurse practitioner. He has completed over 1,600 patient transports during his tenure with Vanderbilt’s LifeFlight Transport Program. He is also employed with TeamHealth and practices as an emergency nurse practitioner in a community emergency department.
Michael is actively involved in advancing ENP practice. He is a founding member of the American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners and serves as the Southeastern regional director. He also serves as an APRN liaison to the board of directors for the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association and is a past member of the Emergency Nurses Association Advanced Practice Advisory Council.
He is a nationally recognized speaker and a published author on varied emergency and transport medicine topics. Michael serves as a column editor for the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. His clinical interests include transport medicine, airway management, toxicology and pharmacology.