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Janet M Cusick RN MS
Janet M. Cusick RN, MS has been involved in burn care and education since 1977, working as a staff nurse and outreach education coordinator in two regional burn centers. In 1987, she became the first woman to be hired as a full-time firefighter / EMT-D with the Lincoln (NE) Fire Department where she worked for three years. Her primary role as Burn Outreach Education Coordinator for Via Christi Burn Center involves developing, implementing, presenting, and coordinating all aspects of outreach education relating to the care and prevention of burns. Highlights of her accomplishments include frequent invitations to speak at local, regional, national, and international burn and fire conferences. She has had the opportunity to be involved in international burn education teaching in Hong Kong, Trinidad, and Newfoundland. In 1996, she was awarded the American Burn Association Burn Prevention Award, was the chair of the ABA Burn Prevention Committee from 1997 to 2001 and is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation. Janet has been an instructor and national faculty for the Advanced Burn Life Support and Pre-hospital Burn Life Support courses for many years. She can be reached by e-mail at the Burn Outreach Education Office at: janet_cusick@viachristi.org or by phone at (316) 268-5292.
Articles Written By Janet M Cusick RN MS
Health & Medicine 4th-November-2011 Third degree burns
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