SEAN G. SMITH, C-EFM, C-NPT, FP-C, TP-C, RNC-NIC, CEN, CFRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (ADULT), CCRN-K (NEONATAL), CCRN-K (PEDIATRIC)
Sean G. Smith C-EFM, C-NPT, FP-C, TP-C, RNC-NIC, CEN, CFRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (Adult), CCRN-K (Neonatal), CCRN-K (Pediatric) is a flight nurse-paramedic who has practiced and taught Trauma Care, Tactical Medicine, Emergency/Critical Care and Prehospital Emergency Medical Services, both in the military and the civilian world. He holds degrees in nursing and molecular biology, is a graduate of Duke University’s Legal Nurse Consulting program and is currently pursuing a master’s degree through the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. He holds multiple advanced specialty certifications as well as extensive instructor qualifications in critical care and emergency medicine.
Career highlights include numerous author/co-author credits, including: a best-selling Laboratory Medicine textbook, a chapter on Shock in Trauma Nursing Core Curriculum, and a section in the newly released Resuscitation Crisis Manual. Sean consults on clinical, legal and certification prep for numerous high-profile hospital systems (Yale, Mayo…). He routinely lectures at national/international conferences, has completed 50 + medical missions (Dominican Republic, Honduras, Morocco, Liberia, and Haiti), and medical support to the NASA Space Shuttle Program.
Financial: Sean G. Smith receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Sean G. Smith has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
MIKEL A. ROTHENBERG, M.D.
Mikel A. Rothenberg, MD (deceased) was a board-certified internal medicine specialist with a special interest in critical care and emergency medicine. Dr. Rothenberg wrote several medical and legal books, numerous journal articles, and an ACLS computer software program. He served as the executive editor of ACLS Alert, and wrote an advanced cardiac life support online column. A strong advocate of personal growth and self-esteem building, Dr. Rothenberg spoke internationally, presenting courses on “plain English” medical topics.
REAMER BUSHARDT, PHARMD, PA-C
Reamer Bushardt is a tenured professor and chairman of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, part of the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In addition to his teaching, research and department leadership responsibilities, Dr. Bushardt works with patients who are experiencing medication-related problems or have failed to achieve the full benefits of therapy. He frequently publishes in the area of drug safety and serves as editor-in-chief for the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
After earning his doctorate of pharmacy from the University of South Carolina, Dr. Bushardt served as a consultant pharmacist. He then earned a physician assistant degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and served patients in two rural family practices. Dr. Bushardt joined the Medical University of South Carolina as a full-time faculty member in 2004, then as division director in addition to his teaching, clinical practice and research duties. He began his faculty career at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in 2010. He is actively involved in numerous research activities and provides patient care within the Department of Family and Community Medicine.
Financial: Reamer Bushardt is Professor and Chair for the Department of Physician Assistant Studies; and Professor for the Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Reamer Bushardt has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.