Kendra Menzies Kent, MS, RN-BC, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, TCRN
Kendra has an extensive and comprehensive knowledge base and is known for her ability to simplify complex material while maintaining audience attention. She received her BSN from the University of Texas in Arlington in 1985 and her MSN as a clinical nurse specialist from The Woman’s Hospital of Texas in 1993. Her work includes critical care education for surgical/trauma, neurosurgical and thoracic surgery ICUs. She was the nurse educator for the cardiovascular-thoracic ICU at Parkland Memorial Hospital, in Dallas, TX, where she taught intra-aortic balloon pump certification classes. While there, she held positions in management and was a clinical nurse specialist in the SICU. Kendra also worked in the neurosurgical ICU at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital, in Ft. Worth, TX. She currently lives in Florida, where she was a staff nurse in the ICU at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, a position which included caring for post-op CABG patients. Currently, she is the neuroscience clinical nurse specialist for Marcus Neuroscience Institute in Boca Raton, FL. Kendra has presented seminars throughout the country for over 20 years. In addition to her numerous certifications, she is a Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) instructor for the Society of Critical Care Medicine.