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Blue Mussel Aesthetics

...bring a combined five decades of nursing experience to medical aesthetics.Kathy Kartchner and Becca Young met as flight nurses for Airlift Northwest. During their twice-yearly travels to medical conferences the friends first heard about aesthetic...
Thank you

...Mason hospital with a cardiac emergency. Prior to our departure on Airlift Northwest, along with the expertise of flight nurses Rick and Rebecca, we were thoroughly briefed by Dr. Huttenlocher in the emergency room. Nurse Mary soothed our emotions...
Memorial planned for helicopter crew, patient

...on its way from Cordova to Anchorage on Dec. 3 when it went missing in blowing snow. On board the helicopter were flight nurse John Stumpff, pilot Lance Brabham, paramedic Cameron Carter and patient Gaye McDowell. Only Stumpff's body has...
Doctors take advanced trauma class

...It's important education because trauma is one of the leading causes of death," said Shelly Deering, assistant chief flight nurse for Airlift Northwest in Juneau. "When you have a systematic approach, it's going to save lives." The training...
Healthcare Professional of the Month: Rick Janik, Airlift Northwest

What kind of nurse are you?I am a Flight Nurse for Airlift Northwest in the Juneau Base. How long...where I grew up during a career shadowing day. The flight nurse was riding the strecher performing CPR. He was brought...
Man saved from multiple heart attacks is still in critical care

...girls who she said took her car to the hospital, Bartlett Regional Hospital staff and the Airlift Northwest Alaska flight nurses Karen Lenihan and Rick Jark. "They've called and checked on us," she said. "They've offered food to take...
SEARHC honors nurses during National Nurses Week

...visits, see patients themselves (FNPs) and work as case managers to assist patients navigate the health care system. Flight nurses help the SEARHC Air Medical Services program transport patients from the villages to Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital during...
JDHS graduate gets promotion

...the 312th Airlift Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif. Brooks is married to Capt. Sarah Brooks, an aeromedical evacuation flight nurse, also assigned to Travis AFB. They have one son, Todd Jr., 7. They make their home in Vacaville, Calif. He also...
Northwest Digest

...woman, her husband and the two technicians were hoisted up onto the helicopter. "She was stable but uncomfortable," flight nurse Capt. Pat Forrester said in a news release. Once at Comox, the patient was taken by ambulance to St. Joseph's...
Rescuers search sound for missing medical helicopter

...Eurocopter BK 117 were identified as patient Gaye McDowell, 60, of Cordova; pilot Lance Brabham, 42, of Soldotna; flight nurse John Stumpff, 47, of Sterling, and paramedic Cameron Carter, 25, of Kenai. With the cloud ceiling lifting, searchers...


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