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Distinguished CPEN Award: Jodi Cregger

September 21, 2017

LifeTeam, a critical care air transport company, is pleased to announce Education Manager, Jodi Cregger, has been named the 2017 Distinguished Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse. This prestigious award, given by the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing was presented to Cregger at the annual Emergency Nursing Conference in St. Louis, MO on September 16. The BCEN award is given to a candidate who makes an extraordinary effort to promote education, professional development, and dedication to patient care for themselves, colleagues, patients, and customers.=

“If you ask Jodi what is most important when caring for critical pediatric patients, her response is always ‘warm, pink, and sweet’. Jodi has a passion for educating others, especially on the topic of pediatrics,” said LifeTeam Program Director, Frank Williams.  “The best of the best in clinical pediatric education and care, Jodi exemplifies the Distinguished CPEN Award and we are so proud she is part of our team.”

Cregger joined LifeTeam as a flight nurse in June of 2003 and has since become the Education Manager and Medical Base Manager at LifeTeam’s Hutchinson location. In addition to managing internal education for LifeTeam employees and outreach education for hospitals, Cregger is also heavily involved in the community and is a board member of the Kansas Emergency Nurses Association. Cregger also won the 2016 Kansas EMT Association Jeff Landgraf Educator of the Year award for her outstanding dedication to pediatric education in Kansas.

LifeTeam is a complete medical transport system, which includes fixed wing, rotor wing, ground ambulances, state-of-the art communication center, in-house maintenance facility, education department, and patient billing division. LifeTeam operates emergency transport aircraft under its own FAA part 135 certificate in Dodge City, Emporia, Garden City, Hutchinson, Liberal, and Colby, Kansas, and in McCook and Hastings, Nebraska with ground transport vehicles in Wichita and Newton, KS; as well as fixed wing aircraft bases in Denver, Colorado, Austin, Texas, Las Vegas, Nevada, and Hilo, Honolulu, and Maui, Hawaii.