This medical escort by a flight nurse of Flying Nurses International is another example of the type of complicated transport the medical escort company safely arranges on a regular basis. Each international case has its unique requirements, but with FNI’s 19 years of experience and 100% safety record, a way is found to make these transports happen. FNI has a high level of experience in international trips because they have transported patients safely to six continents and 86
Dana Erskine-Pando, RN, FNP, International Flight Coordinator for FNI, successfully completed a Masters degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner. This was a two year endevor for Ms. Erskine-Pando with many hours of hands on practical experience and extensive course work. Flying Nurses International is very proud of Dana setting the bar a little higher for the rest of the staff and her on going efforts improve her knowledge for the saftey and service of our patients.
The medical equipment is quite extensive and could allow a greater range of patient conditions to be safely transported on this type of aircraft. The type of arrangement may soon occur domestically with United and Continental airlines and Flying Nurses International.
Flight nurse and Flying Nurses International president Amy Bosich recently traveled to Tanzania. Ater founding the company almost twenty years ago Ms.Bosich still occasionally travels on special escort cases. To maintain FNI’s high saftey standards and high quality services she uses this hands on approch to stay current with what her flying nurses have deal with enroute with a patient. Ms Bosich likes to combine these trips with some form of charitable work when possible. In this instance she delivered school supplies to
The Case Managers Society of America will be holding their June 2010 conference at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. Flying Nurses International is exhibiting in the transportion sector at the conference. FNI is unique in using commercial airliners instead of small charter jets to transport patients. In long distance and international transports this is to the patients benefit with fewer stop overs for fuel. Using a commerial airline significantly reduces costs to apporoximately one third of