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David M. Kaniecki MSN, ACNP-C, RN, CCRN is currently an acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP) on the Cleveland Metro Life Flight Team in Northeast Ohio. He is responsible for the management of patients requiring transport via helicopter, fixed wing, or ground ambulance. David has practiced in a variety of critical care settings and cared for patients of multiple disease pathologies. Before becoming an ACNP, he worked as a staff nurse in a surgical intensive care unit (ICU), medical ICU, neurological ICU, cardiovascular ICU, coronary ICU and ICU float pool. With the skills acquired from his experiences in the inpatient hospital setting, in 2008 he became a flight transport nurse for the Cleveland Clinic Critical Care Transport Team to practice in unorthodox environments. David has transported patients needing extreme measures of life support to higher levels of care both in the United States and globally. Mr. Kaniecki first began his nursing career in 2005 after earning an Associate Degree in Nursing from North Central State College (NCSC). He later obtained a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in 2011 where he is now pursuing a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP). David is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) and holds many certifications and credentials including: Board Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified Registered Nurse, Critical Care Registered Nurse, Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation, Basic Life Support, and is NIH Stroke Scale Certified.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 214 pages
  • Publisher: David\Kaniecki (July 24, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0615839967
  • ISBN-13: 978-0615839967
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #163,092 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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David M. Kaniecki MSN, ACNP-C, RN, CCRN is currently an acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP) on the Cleveland Metro Life Flight Team in Northeast Ohio. He is responsible for the management of patients requiring transport via helicopter, fixed wing, or ground ambulance. David has practiced in a variety of critical care settings and cared for patients of multiple disease pathologies. Before becoming an ACNP, he worked as a staff nurse in a surgical intensive care unit (ICU), medical ICU, neurological ICU, cardiovascular ICU, coronary ICU and ICU float pool. With the skills acquired from his experiences in the inpatient hospital setting, in 2008 he became a flight transport nurse for the Cleveland Clinic Critical Care Transport Team to practice in unorthodox environments. David has transported patients needing extreme measures of life support to higher levels of care both in the United States and globally. Mr. Kaniecki first began his nursing career in 2005 after earning an Associate Degree in Nursing from North Central State College (NCSC). He later obtained a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in 2011 where he is now pursuing a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP). David is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) and holds many certifications and credentials including: Board Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified Registered Nurse, Critical Care Registered Nurse, Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation, Basic Life Support, and is NIH Stroke Scale Certified.

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Josh on July 29, 2013
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Operation Flight nurse provides the reader with a realistic look in the roles and responsibilities of the flight nurse. This book also provides the reader with key points and lessons learned from the flight nurse point of view. The writer explains each transport situation and its challenges, along with how the situations were managed. The transport of complicated and complex medical emergencies is the main focus, often times involving the transport of patients from small community hospital to tertiary care center. I would recommend this book to any reader with an interest in flight nursing or emergency transport.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Brandon Tubek on December 16, 2014
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Fantastic book that I can closely relate to in my professional work as an Advanced Practice Critical Care Transport Paramedic in south eastern Michigan. Stories of triumph and defeat. I recommend this book to my new trainee paramedics. It gets them critically thinking about situations they may not have encountered yet on various approaches. Nicely written sir!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Sheena L. Brown on January 17, 2015
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I love this book. I have been collecting books about the real life of nurses in their chosen fields and this was another great addition to my books. I love to read and I love nursing, so this is a great combination of both.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Frank on August 16, 2013
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This book is a very well written title. The author hits on points that will help not only the medical professional, but the public in general. These points may just help to save a life. Many medical books are laced with medical jargon which can make it nearly unreadable without a medical background. Not this book. The wording and use of diagrams helps the reader obtain a grasp of the medical emergency without getting too convoluted. For the medical professional, this book will help you with everything from management of aortic dissections to ethical dilemmas. For those interested in life flight nursing, that is where this book excels the most. The tension and urgency of the scenarios are palpable. You get a feel for what it is like to be 2000 feet up in the air with a patient's life in your hands. Mr. Kaniecki addresses potential pitfalls and problems that can occur in a chaotic environment outside hospital walls. If you are in life flight or thinking about pursuing a career in it, then read this book!!!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By P. A. Holyfield on July 9, 2014
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Great relating of each scenario, simple explanations to help the lay reader, refreshing and direct to those of us in EMS.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Debbie W. on September 23, 2013
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David Kaniecki's Operation Flight Nurse is an inspirational read for nurses and laymen alike. David displays the full picture of thirteen case studies, from the initial call to the final outcome at the receiving hospital. He deftly explains in everyday language what he and his partner are thinking as they treat the patients. Cases include many medical situations, such as serious heart conditions, stroke, and complications of diabetes. Each chapter ends with take home points with one educational section for nurses and EMS providers, and an additional section for the public with potentially lifesaving information. As an EMT and nursing student, I highly recommend this book to anyone working, or hoping to work in a critical care environment.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Nancy L Cook on December 25, 2013
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This book is so great! I am a pre-nursing student trying to figure out what type of nursing I would be interested in and this book gives such great detail and really breaks down concepts I have not learned yet. Also has amazing pictures to go along with what is being written. Simply amazing book would recommend it for anyone interested in nursing! This book makes me want to be a flight nurse :)
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By George R. Kasica on September 23, 2014
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Great insight into what it is to be a flight nurse.
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