Julie Bacon has over 25 years’ experience in emergency transport medicine, both flight and ground. Her expertise is in the area of pediatric and neonatal transport and critical care. As Chief Flight Nurse at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL, she manages one of the largest critical care transport teams in the state of Florida, with over 1,500 national and international missions annually.
Bacon will host “I’m OK, You’re Tolerable-Teamwork in Busy Health Practices: EMS, Hospital or Clinics” from 2 to 3 p.m. during the FRHA Educational Summit on Thursday, November 21. To register or learn more about the FRHA summit, visit: http://floridaruralhealth.org/summit/
Bacon holds instructor status in multiple courses such as PALS, NRP and STABLE. She is an active participant in state disaster planning and management, and as a former hospital Emergency Management Director, is involved as an instructor in WMD training, triage and hospital emergency preparation for disaster and terrorism.
She currently serves as the appointed Chairperson for the Florida EMS for Children State Advisory Committee, Vice Chair of the Florida State EMS Strategic Planning Committee, and is an invited participant representing neonatal/maternal and pediatric issues on multiple state committees.
In addition to clinical topics in pediatric/neonatal critical care and transport medicine, she also lectures nationally and internationally on all areas of teamwork and staff resource management, prioritizing life in a high-stress environment and motivational issues.