October 16, 2012 - The Center for Simulation and Training at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) in Harrogate, Tenn., will be offering two courses of interest to area health care providers in December.

Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) will be offered December 3-4, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day in Room 305 of the LMU-DCOM building. AMLS is a sixteen-hour, two-day program that consists of interactive lectures, teaching and evaluation stations. It is the first EMS education program that fully addresses how to best assess and manage the most common medical crises in patients, offering a "think out-side the box" methodology. It is for all levels of practitioners with a strong commitment to patient care, including emergency medical technicians, paramedics, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse anesthetists and physicians. Cost of the course is $115 and CEUs are provided. Registration deadline is November 4, 2012. The course is limited to 25 participants. To register contact Rick Slaven at 423-869-6453.

An Auscultation Lab for heart sounds, lung sounds and bowel sounds will be offered December 14 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 105 of the LMU-DCOM building. The course is free and CEUs will be awarded. The course is limited to 30 participants. The course is designed for nurses and paramedics. Registration deadline is December 1. Contact Slaven at 423-869-6453 for more information or to register.

The DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine is located on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. LMU-DCOM is an integral part of LMU’s values-based learning community, and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of osteopathic physicians to provide health care in the often underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. For more information about LMU-DCOM, call 1-800-325-0900, ext. 7082, email, or visit us online at

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