Kimberly WestraDNP, MS, MBA, CRNA
Kimberly Westra CRNA, MS, DNP, is a certified registered nurse anaesthetist with 13 years experience. She began her career in Baltimore Maryland with experience as a critical care nurse at Johns Hopkins University. Mrs Westra’s extensive clinical experience includes her role as an RNFA, CNOR, and CPAN. She specializes in comprehensive difficult airway program development within large care networks. Westra developed an airway alert wristband and an electronic medical record airway alert system.
These comprehensive airway alert systems can be customized to any size organization or retrofitted into existing documentation programs. Westra also developed a multidisciplinary educational outreach program for critical care difficult airway management. These highly effective outreach programs assist the anaesthesia provider in educating the critical care team on the multidisciplinary care team approach to difficult airway management.