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Don't miss out on FAST19! The FAST19 tickets are on sale now!

FlightBridgeED is proud to host our second air and surface transport symposium! We are excited to bring you the latest in critical care medical education all in one place. Join your FlightBridgeED team as well as other experts in the industry for 3 days of fun, education and networking opportunities.   All conference topics and pre-conference workshops will be awarded CE hours through the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE) and the Kentucky Board of Nursing. All hours can be used for recertification purposes for FP-C, CCP-C, CTRN, CEN, CCRN, and CFRN advanced certifications; along with national registry (NREMT), state-level EMS and boards of nursing throughout the United States. 

What to expect while attending FAST19?

     15 - 25 Minute "Ted Talks" from industry educators, leaders, FOAMed community professionals and experts, and much more

     Featured presentations and lectures from world-class pre-hospital, critical care, and emergency medicine speakers

     Breakout sessions and hands-on workshops taught by experts, physicians, critical care professionals, and others

     Audience participation panels and discussions

     Check out cool products and services from our partnering vendors

     Get all the latest books, study materials, and more from FlightBridgeED

     Meet the FlightBridgeED team in-person and give us the opportunity to get to know YOU

     Join with and meet a world-wide FlightBridgeED community of critical care professionals and students

2-Day Event Pass

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Event admission May 7 - 8, 2019

Murfreesboro, TN: 20 minutes from Nashville!


Can't wait for the symposium to start? Neither can we!

On May 6th, 2019 we are kicking things off with some ultra-exclusive courses taught by our close friends to a strictly limited crowd before the conference starts.


**Pre-symposium events are available on a first-come-first-served basis. As such, we cannot guarantee availability.


Your confirmation E-Mail and a Valid ID are required in order to obtain your passes. No exceptions.

Pre-Conference Sessions | May 6th, 2019

Morning Sessions

The FlightBridgeED Ventilator Management Workshop - Case-Based Blitz

Eric Bauer, MBA, FP-C, CCP-C, C-NPT
8AM - 12PM

Includes - Ventilator Management - A Pre-Hospital Perspective
Industry Leading Ventilators: Hamilton T1, REVEL, LTV1200

Handtevy Instructor Course

Peter Antevy, MD
8AM - 5PM

Afternoon Sessions

Ventricular Assist Device Workshop - “Speed Dating w/ VADS!"

1PM - 5PM

INTRAGLOTTICA - Advanced Airway Workshop

Dr. Jim DuCanto, Dr. Cynthia Griffin, Tyler Christifulli & Sam Ireland
50 Students Max

FAST19SM Event Location


Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE Murfreesboro

Address    1200 Conference Center Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129

   1-615-890-4464   |  1-800-362-2779

Click Here to book your reservation online
When making reservations by phone, mention code FLB to recieve the special discounted rate.


Estimated uberX fare from Nashville International Airport (BNA) = $30 - 39

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Lecture titles will be added soon!

Times (CST)

DAY 1 - May 7, 2019

08:00 - 08:15 FAST19 OPENING EVENTS
08:15 - 09:00 KEYNOTE
Ginger Locke
09:00 - 09:20

Faizan Arshad

The Pump & Bellows - Intrathoracic Pressure Regulation In Cardiac Arrest

9:25 am - 9:45 am

Allen Wolfe

Traumatic Facial Injury: A Case Study

9:50 am - 10:10 am

Dave Olvera

Is Ketamine a Safer RSI Medication in Pre-hospital Transport Environment? Maybe Not!

10:10 am - 10:30 am BREAK - Meet With Vendors
10:35 am - 10:55 am

Ashley Liebig

“Paper or plastic? Dealing with decision fatigue”

11:00 am - 11:20 am

Mike Abernethy

Pre-Hospital Physicians: When Will The US Catch Up?

11:25 am - 11:45 am

Scott Deboer

Pediatric Pearls & Jeopardy Jewels

11:45 pm - 1:00 pm LUNCH - Meet with Vendors
1:00 pm - 1:20 pm

Sam Ireland

"They Failed BiPAP" 

1:25 pm - 1:45 pm

James Boomhower

"The Power of The Peer"

1:50 pm - 2:10 pm

Michael Perlmutter

2:15 pm - 2:35 pm

Chris Meeks

"Ventilate The Dead"

2:35 pm - 3:10 pm BREAK - Meet with Vendors
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm

Rahkeem Francis

Escalation & De-escalation of Vasopressors - Vassopressin The Forgotten Drug

3:35 pm - 3:55 pm

Ritu Sahni

"Results That Make You Go...Hmmm"

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm

Rebekha Spratt

"On Dinosaurs & Cannibals" The Culture of Eating Our Young

4:25 pm - 5:00 pm KEYNOTE
Peter Antevy
Times (CST)

DAY 2 - May 8, 2019

08:00 - 08:15 FAST19 OPENING EVENTS
08:15 - 09:00 KEYNOTE
Eric Bauer
09:00 - 09:20

Jeff Jarvis

"Intubation: It Ain't All About The Tube" - The Importance Of Peri-Intubation Hypoxia & How to Avoid It

9:25 am - 9:45 am

James DuCanto

SALAD - The Missing Link For Prehospital Airway Management

9:50 am - 10:10 am

Mark Piehl

Fluid Resuscitation in Pediatrics: Evidence & Controversies 

10:10 am - 10:30 am BREAK - Meet With Vendors
10:35 am - 10:55 am

Cynthia Griffin

"Field amputations" Is your system ready & how to be prepared. 

11:00 am - 11:20 am

Dan Davis

Ventilation-Perfusion Interactions Examined

11:25 am - 11:45 a

Julie Bacon

Pediatric Broken Hearts: Understanding CHD 

11:45 pm - 1:00 pm LUNCH - Meet with Vendors
1:00 pm - 1:20 pm

Zaffer Qasim

 REBOA: "Lessons From the Big Cities"

1:25 pm - 1:45 pm

Brian Behn

 "How to Be Assertive Without Being an Asshole"

1:50 pm - 2:10 pm

Alli LeDuc

 "When The Fun Leaves The Fundus: HELLP"

2:15 pm - 2:35 pm

Rich Gasaway

 "Flawed Situational Awareness: The Stealth Killer of First Responders"

2:35 pm - 3:10 pm BREAK - Meet with Vendors
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm

Bruce Hoffman

"RVAD vs. Air Embolus" A Lesson in CRM 

3:35 pm - 3:55 pm

Kelly Miller

 "Tricks & Traps of Intra Aortic Balloon Pump Transport"

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm

Daniel Mills

"Breaking the Lethal Culture of Mental Health" 

4:25 pm - 5:00 pm

Tyler Christifulli

"The Con Man's Guide To Medicine"



Exhibitor Information

FlightBridgeED has a large, and very active community of critical care providers from across the globe.
Our influence extends to that community through weekly podcasts, domestic and international courses, book publication, and more!

 If you are interested in promoting your product, or service at FAST19, please email Eric @