faculty profile

Michael D. Gooch   DNP, AC/F/ENP-BC, ENP-C

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Bio

Dr. Gooch is board certified as an Acute Care, Family, and Emergency Nurse Practitioner. His current focus is in emergency and transport nursing. He served as a content expert for the ANCC's Emergency Nurse Practitioner panel from 2013-2017. Michael completed his graduate education here at Vanderbilt with a focus in emergency and trauma management. He is a DNP graduate of Loyola University Chicago where he focused on changing practice to decrease the incidence of rapid sequence intubation induced hypoxia in the emergency department. Michael has over 20 years of emergency and critical care experience. Michael has completed over 1,400 patient transports during his tenure with the Vanderbilt LifeFlight transport program. Michael practices in an area emergency department as an Emergency NP. He is a nationally recognized speaker regarding varied emergency and transport medicine topics. 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.

Education

  • DNP, Loyola University Chicago
  • Post Master's Certificate, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (FNP)
  • MSN, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (ACNP)
  • BSN, Middle Tennessee State University
  • Certificate Program, Columbia State Community College (EMS Science - Paramedic)
  • Associate of Applied Science, Columbia State Community College (Nursing)

Representative Publications

Journals

Gooch, M. D. & Roberts, E. (2017). Changing the emergency department?s practice of rapid sequence intubation to reduce the incidence of hypoxia. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, 39(4), 266-279. doi:10.1097/TME.0000000000000164

Roberts, E. & Gooch, M.D. (2016). Pharmacologic strategies for treatment of poisonings. Nursing Clinics of North America, 51(1), 57-68. doi:10.1016/j.cnur.2015.11.003

Gooch, M.D. (2015). Identifying acid-base and electrolyte imbalances. The Nurse Practitioner, 40(8), 37-42. doi:10.1097/01.NPR.0000469255.98119.82

Books

Gooch, M. D. (2018). Fluid and electrolyte imbalances. In J. Fitzpatrick, C. M. Alfes, & R. Hickman (Eds.), A Guide to mastery in clinical nursing: A comprehensive reference (pp.81-84). New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Gooch, M. D. (2018). Acid-base imbalances. In J. Fitzpatrick, C. M. Alfes, & R. Hickman (Eds.), A Guide to mastery in clinical nursing: A comprehensive reference (pp.10-12). New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Gooch, M. D. (2017). Toxicologic emergencies. In R. S. Holleran, A. C. Wolf, Jr., & M. A. Frakes (Eds.), Patient transport: Principles and practice (5th ed., pp. 415-428). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

Clutter, P. & Solheim, J. (2013). CEN Q&A. P. Allen & Gooch, M.D. (Eds.). Charlotte, NC: Med ED, Inc.

Representative Presentations

Gooch, M.D. 2012 - 2018: Faculty for Emergency Medicine Boot Camp and Advanced Emergency Medicine Boot Camp; 2012 - 2016; a collaborative intensive fast paced emergency care program for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Family Practice Physicians.

Gooch, M.D. Making the Positives and Negatives of Electrolytes and Acid-Base Add Up; 2017; Air Medical Transport Conference, Ft. Worth, TX.

Gooch, M.D. Bugs and Drugs; 2017; Emergency Nurses Association's Emergency Nursing 2017, St. Louis, MO.

Gooch, M.D. Do You See What Eye See and Hear--HEENT Emergencies; 2017; Emergency Nurses Association's Emergency Nursing 2017, St. Louis, MO.

Gooch, M.D. Naloxone: It's Not Just Opioids Anymore; 2017; American Association of Nurse Practitioners' National Conference, Philadelphia, PA. 2017 ? "ENT Emergencies: From Routine to Rare" ? American Association of Nurse Practitioners' National Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Gooch, M.D. Are you up on the New Tox LINGO?; 2016; Air Medical Transport Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Gooch, M.D. The Critters and Elements of Environmental Emergencies; 2016; American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians' Scientific Assembly, San Francisco, CA.

Gooch, M.D. Chemical Extrication: Removing the Torture from Extrication; 2016; International Trauma Conference, San Antonio, TX. 2016 ? "Pain Management Strategies" ? American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners' Annual General Assembly, Las Vegas, NV.

Gooch, M.D. Updates on the New Toxicology LINGO; 2016; Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Charleston, SC.

Gooch, M.D. How Thin Can You Get Them: A Review of Blood Thinners; 2016; Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Charleston, SC.

Gooch, M.D.  Capnography: It's More Than Just Numbers; 2016; Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Charleston, SC.

Gooch, M.D. Are you Up on the New Tox LINGO?; 2016; EMS World Expo, New Orleans, LA. 2016 - "Making the Positives and Negatives Add Up: Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid-Base" ? EMS World Expo, New Orleans, LA.

Gooch, M.D. How Thin Can You Get Them: A Review of Blood Thinners; Emergency Nurses Association's Emergency Nursing 2016, Los Angeles, CA.

Gooch, M.D. Eye & Ears & Mouths, Oh MY! From Basic to Advanced HEENT Procedures Used in Primary Care and Emergency Settings; 2016; American Association of Nurse Practitioners' National Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Gooch, M.D. Supplemental Oxygen: Friend or Foe?; 2016; American Association of Nurse Practitioners' National Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Gooch, M.D. Are You Up on the New Tox LINGO?; 2016; American Association of Nurse Practitioners' National Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Gooch, M.D. When Critters Bite: Emergent Management of Bites and Stings; 2016; American Association of Nurse Practitioners' National Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Gooch, M.D. What a Pain in the Head: An Evidence-Based Approach to Headaches in the ED; 2016; American Association of Nurse Practitioners' National Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Gooch, M.D. Toxins, Tablets and Drugs, Oh My!; 2015; Advanced Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Gooch, M.D. Taking the Torture Out of Analgesia and Sedation; 2015; Advanced Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Gooch, M.D. Intubation Induced Hypoxia: Putting O2 Back in the Airway; 2015; Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Charleston, SC.

Gooch, M.D. What's Up and Coming in Infectious Disease; 2015; Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Charleston, SC.

Gooch, M.D. How Can a Nasal Cannula Reduce RSI Induced Hypoxia?; 2015; American Association of Nurse Practitioners' National Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Gooch, M.D. ED Management of Acute Ingestions & Exposures; 2015; American Association of Nurse Practitioners' National Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Gooch, M.D. Procedural Sedation 101; 2014; Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Destin, FL.

Gooch, M.D. Tales from the Crib: Pediatric Emergencies; 2014; Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Destin, FL.

Gooch, M.D. Toxins, Tablets and Drugs: What's New on the Street?; 2014; Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Destin, FL.

Gooch, M.D. Making the Positives and Negatives of Electrolytes and Acid-Base Add Up; 2014; Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Destin, FL.

Gooch, M.D. Hormones, Glands and Steroids: Endocrine Simplified; 2014; Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Destin, FL.

Gooch, M.D. Capstone Simulation Experiences: Skill Performance, Clinical Knowledge and Professional Behavior; 2014; 9th Annual National League of Nursing/Elsevier Annual Technology Conference: What's Happening Now?, Nashville, TN.

Gooch, M.D. Naloxone, It's Not Just for Opioids Anymore; 2014; Emergency Nurses Association Annual Scientific Assembly, Indianapolis, IN.

Gooch, M.D. Name that Sign II; 2014; Emergency Nurses Association Annual Scientific Assembly, Indianapolis, IN.

Gooch, M.D. ALS, GBS, MGC, PD: Neuro Gone Wild; 2014; Emergency Nurses Association Annual Scientific Assembly, Indianapolis, IN.

Gooch, M.D. ALS, GBS, MGC, PD: Neuro Gone Wild; 2014; Air Medical Transport Conference, Nashville, TN.

Gooch, M.D. The ABC's of Respiratory Pharmacology; 2014; Air Medical Transport Conference, Nashville, TN.

Gooch, M.D. Toxins, Tablets & Drugs: What's New on the Streets; 2014; American Association of Nurse Practitioners' National Conference, Nashville, TN.

Gooch, M.D. Alien Invasion: Attack of the Allergic Reactions; 2014; American Association of Nurse Practitioners' National Conference, Nashville, TN.

Gooch, M.D. Is Ultrasound the New Tool in Our Toolbox?; 2014; Critical Care Transport Medicine Conference, Austin, TX.

Gooch, M.D. The ABC's of Respiratory Pharmacology; 2013; Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Destin, FL.

Gooch, M.D. Challenges in the ED: Case Studies; 2013; Currents Annual Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Conference, Destin, FL.

Gooch, M.D. What's in Your Diagnostic Toolbox?; 2013; Air Medical Transport Conference, Virginia Beach, VA.

Gooch, M.D. Toxins, Tablets, and Drugs: What's New on the Streets?; 2013; Emergency Nurses Association Annual Scientific Assembly, Nashville, TN.

Gooch, M.D. Name That Sign; 2013; Southeastern Seaboard Emergency Nursing Symposium (SESS), Concord, NC. 

Gooch, M.D. What's in Your Diagnostic Toolbox?; 2013; Critical Care Transport Medicine Conference, Austin, TX.

Gooch, M.D. Does it Get Rocky, When They are Shocky?; 2013; Critical Care Transport Medicine Conference, Austin, TX.

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, Membership Coordinator for Tennessee, 2016-Present

Honors/Awards

  • Founder's Medal, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, 2006
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1994