In this episode I interview David Kearns, the Coordinator of the CONCERN Network.
David Kearns is the Clinical Coordinator at Flight for Life Colorado which is based at St. Anthony's Hospital in Denver, Colorado.
He has been a flight nurse since 1981 and has served in several positions at Flight for Life Colorado since 1988.
David has been the Coordinator of the CONCERN Network since the retirement of the late Roseanne Krantz in 2004.
helped move the CONCERN Network
, in conjunction with Rollie Parrish from Flightweb
, to the current e-mail system notification system from the older fax-based one in 2000.
David is the current Region II board member of the Association of Air Medical Services and a past board member of the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association from 1998 to 2002.
He served as president from 2001-2002.
has delivered presentations on physiologic monitoring, post-of-care technology, prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia, and the history of the CONCERN Network
at past Air Medical Transport Conferences and Clinical Midyear Meetings.
He graduated from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska in 1981 with a bachelors in science in nursing and from University of Colorado in 1994 in Denver, Colorado with a masters in nursing.
David lives in Lakewood, Colorado and has interests in things historical, things that fly, fitness, and computer technology.
will become a regular contributor to the Air Medical Today Podcast where he
will provide updates on the CONCERN Network