Julie Bacon, MSN-HCSM, NE-BC, NPD-BC, CPN, CPEN, C-NPT
Julie 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 program manager and chief flight nurse at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital LifeLine in St. Petersburg, FL, she manages both a high acuity national/international transport team as well as the transfer and dispatch center.
Ms. Bacon holds multiple clinical and leadership certifications. She is an active participant in state disaster planning and management, and as a former hospital emergency management director, is a resource and instructor for hospital emergency preparation for disaster and terrorism. She currently serves as the clinical chair 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.