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Mike Nunley, EMT-P, RN
Director of EMS

24 HOUR EMERGENCY
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NON-EMERGENCY CALLS
(615) 896-2520

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1-800-222-1222

606 East Burton Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 898-7790


Randy White - Media Contact
(615) 904-7533
rwhite@rutherfordcountytn.gov

Education Division

Randy White, CCEMT-P Director of Education and Planning

The Education Division is responsible for the education, clinical operations, Medical Oversight, orientation, and training of all EMS employees. The Division also authors standing orders, protocols, and assists in the writing and revisions of policy and procedures. The Division designates Field Training Officers and Preceptors that are responsible for the orientation of new employees and the training of Paramedic and EMT students. Rutherford County EMS is a training site for Middle Tennessee State University, Southeastern Institute and Columbia State Community College.

In-service training is offered to all RCMES employees and meets re-licensure requirements for the state of Tennessee. The Division works closely with State EMS office to provide the most up-to-date information possible with the highest standards. Continuing Education Units are provided by Middle Tennessee State University.

Currently the Division offers the following programs:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
ACLS Instructor updates
International Trauma Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
PALS Instructor updates
Ambulance Operations Course
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR and CPR Instructor Courses
Domestic Preparedness Courses
On-line training through HealthStream