Michael Boone, BSN, RN, CFRN, CCRN

Mike is an active Flight Nurse from the midwest and is the younger of the two brothers.  He has 10 years of diverse nursing experience that includes orthopedics, oncology, neurology, cardiology, surgical, and other specialty intensive care environments.  Before working in critical care transport, he was heavily involved in rapid response, code team management, and multi-disciplinary adult critical care.  He is a strong advocate for staff-driven initiatives and takes a special interest in shared governance professional practice models.


Bryan Boone, BSN, RN, NREMT, CFRN, CEN

Bryan is an active Flight and ER nurse from the midwest and is the older of the two brothers.  He has over 18 years of extensive nursing experience that includes cardiovascular critical care, emergency care, and high level leadership.  Before working in critical care transport, he was Director of a reputable emergency department.  He is well versed in unit operations and administration and takes a special interest in cross-program initiatives and industry safety.  He is also fluent in American Sign Language.


Andrew Hall, MPA, BBA, NREMT-P, FP-C

Andy is a former Flight Medic and active 911 supervisor, paramedic preceptor, and blog writer for HLTH.  He has been an EMT since 2007 and Paramedic since 2009. He has a broad EMS background that includes rural and urban 911 systems throughout multiple states.  Before working in critical care transport, he worked in a busy emergency department.  Aside from presenting at numerous emergency transport conferences, he takes a special interest in EMS administration; having his Masters in Public Administration.


Chris Sharpe, CA, CFI(NRCM), EMT-P

Chris is HLTH’s resident safety and survival expert. He is the Project Manager, Chief Aircrewman, and Flight Paramedic for the HeliSOS HEMS/Rescue Helicopter in Guatemala, and the Chief Aircrewman at Black Wolf Helicopters. Chris has been flying for over 28 years; having over 15,000 flying hours to his credit and over 6000 rescue operations. He takes a special interest in safety and survival, teaching survival techniques to both civilian and military helicopter crews in Guatemala.


Dan Rauh, MS, AG-ACNP, EMT-P

Dan is a Flight Nurse Practitioner at the University of Cincinnati and a nocturnal intensivist at a regional referral hospital in central Indiana. He has over 30 years of experience in fire-based EMS; retiring as a career Shift Commander in 2014. He has a special interest in high acuity critical care, ECMO, acid/base balance, and is an ardent supporter of simulation to exhaustion!  He believes that checklists are critical in the execution of high risk procedures, and that life-long learning is the only path to mastery.


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