Join on the CDH International Facebook page on April 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm EST to learn more about COVID-19 and to speak with NICU and contagion clinician Sean Smith.
Sean G. Smith CEN, CFRN, CPEN, CTRN, TCRN, CCP-C, C-NPT, C-EFM, C-ELBW , RNC-NIC, PCCN, CCRN, CCRNK-Neonatal, CCRNK-Pediatric.
Sean Smith is a Humanitarian/Flight Nurse-Paramedic who has practiced and taught Critical Care, Aero-Medical Transport, and Emergency Medicine across the age spectrum, from neonates to geriatrics, for more than 15 years. He is passionate about underserved populations, especially in pediatrics. In addition to being an AACN Ambassador and serving in numerous volunteer roles in various Emergency and Critical-Care professional societies, he currently serves on the Board of Directors for the World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine, fEMR, and the Look At Us Craniofacial Alliance for children with congenital facial differences. He has degrees in Molecular Biology, Business Administration, and Nursing, and holds extensive post-graduate certifications in Tropical Medicine and Disaster/ Humanitarian Response.
His career highlights include serving eight years on active duty in the US Navy, numerous author/co-author credits, routinely lecturing at national/international conferences, 50+ medical missions, coordinating ongoing projects in Guyana, Haiti, and Nepal, providing patient care and teaching in the “Hot Zone” during the 2014 Ebola outbreak, as well as providing PRN medical support to the NASA Space Shuttle Program for six years.
In addition to having hands on experience with many significant pathogens such as Cholera and Ebola, he is currently providing COVID-19 clinical guidance and training to numerous charities abroad, as well as to Georgetown Public Hospital, the main referral center of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana.
He also has high-level NICU training with CDH patients and extensive global experience with medically fragile children.