Oseana Bratton, BSN, RN, CPEN
Oseana has always had a passion for community outreach, both locally and internationally. She has participated in many children’s camps including Camp Wanacura, Camp Erinn and Youth Rally. She has volunteered as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for foster children in San Diego. Oseana has also been a member of various international outreach groups and has helped to provide pediatric health care and education to communities in various countries. She enjoys spending her free time reading, sleeping and playing soccer.
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John Wright, BSN, RN, EMTP
He began his Nursing career in 2000 after receiving his AS degree in Nursing from Southwest Tennessee Community College. He came to LeBonheur in October of 2001 as a Seasonal Respiratory Unit RN, working in IMCU (Step down) during the off seasons. He later joined the Float Pool and acclimated to working on most of the inpatient units at the Hospital. He began working as a House Supervisor in 2011, and obtained his BSN from University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in May 2016. He assumed the role of CRPC coordinator in November 2016.
John is married and has three children and four grandchildren. He enjoys playing music, amateur radio, aviation, and spending time with his family.
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Lee Blair, RN, CEN, EMT-P IC
Lee Blair came to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in April 2001 and transferred to the Children's Hospital in the Fall of 2007, where he currently serves as the Program Manager for the CRPC Outreach Team.
As a healthcare provider in Middle Tennessee for over twenty years (including five years with LifeFlight), Lee is known throughout the community.
Prior to his Vanderbilt tenure, Lee held a variety of prehospital and hospital positions in Middle Tennessee including field paramedic, director of a special prehospital rescue team, deputy coroner, president of the student nursing body, emergency department staff nurse, and charge nurse. Throughout his career, Lee has enjoyed helping new staff acclimate to their roles by acting as a preceptor and conducting orientations for the emergency department and flight program.
In addition to his many certifications, Lee is also an instructor for BLS, ACLS, PALS, and TNCC. On a personal note, he is the married father of three young daughters and resides in Murfreesboro, TN.
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Jennifer Dindo, RN
Jennifer is native to the Nashville area, and in 2008 joined Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt's Pediatric Emergency Department staff as a care partner. Upon completion of nursing school, she was accepted into the Pediatric Nurse Residency Program, and afterwards returned to the Pediatric Emergency Department as an RN. Since then, Jennifer has advanced to become a Charge Nurse and a member of the Specialized Trauma and Critical Care team.
Most recently, she moved into a leadership position as a Clinical Staff Leader. She joined the CRPC Outreach team as Coordinator in November 2015.
Marisa Moyers, RN, ADN
Marisa Moyers received her AD in nursing from Albany, New York Regency Program. She is currently completing her degree in Organizational Management through the Quest Program at Covenant College.
Marisa has spent her nursing career involved in pediatric patient care. She spent 12 ½ years as a nurse in the PICU at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger where she worked as a team leader and preceptor to new nurses in the unit. She also spent time learning different aspects of nursing by taking a 3 year rotation through the Children’s Surgery and Recovery areas.
She functioned as the Procedure Nurse for the entire facility for three years; this involved all of the procedures within the facility, back up for the emergency department for traumas and back up for the PICU for overflow admissions. She started her role as the CRPC Outreach Coordinator in 2007. She brings a vast amount of pediatric experience to this position. She is a PALS, CPR and ENPC instructor.
Marisa has continued to have regional task force meetings in her facility quarterly to bring her regional hospitals together to share ideas and education. She has started, with the help of her prehospital coordinator, an EMS report card much like each CRPC does for their regional facilities. She has done many outreach educational dates in her regional hospitals including CME as well as contact education for nurses, respiratory therapist, and EMS personnel. She also provides PALS classes to her regional facilities if they can not attend classes in her facility.
Her goals for the CRPC outreach position include increased visits to all regional facilities that maintain education agreements with Children's at Erlanger and the regional EMS agencies. Marisa would like to have at least one mock code in each facility quarterly and provide not only in-house but also regional educational forums for her facilities.
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H. Joel Dishroon, EMT-P, IC
Joel began his EMS career in the U.S. Army in 1971. He earned his Expert Field Medic Badge at Ft. Sam Houston, TX, and spent the next 11 months attached with a combat support hospital as a dust-off medic in Vietnam. Upon discharge he returned to Tennessee and decided EMS was the career for him.
After attending the third EMT class in the state in Shelbyville, he began working at various EMS agencies in the southeast region. He was working for Sequatchie County EMS and began paramedic school in Chattanooga. He has the distinction of being the first paramedic for that service.
In 1988 he was in the initial group of paramedics to begin Hamilton County EMS. He was named the initial Medic of the year recipient, and continued to work for the service until 1994 when he took the position as Pediatric EMS Education Coordinator at T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital.
Joel first began his teaching career in 1988, becoming an Instructor/Coordinator for the state of Tennessee EMS program, and continues today as adjunct faculty at Chattanooga State. He was one of the initial course coordinators for the newly published PEPP course and has been actively involved with the program as an instructor and a reviewer for the online renewal program.
As an active member in the EMS community, Joel travels extensively in the state coordinating and assisting in in-services for hospital and pre-hospital personnel. He is the interim state coordinator for the EPC course, affiliate faculty for the PHTLS course, regional faculty for PALS since 1991, and 2009 was National Faculty for PALS.
He is retired form the Army National Guard with rank of SFC, and was deployed during Desert Storm with the 300th CSH based out of Smyrna, TN. He is married with 3 children and one grandson, and resides in the Hixson area of Chattanooga.
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