NHRMC Flight Paramedic Achieves 20 Years of National EMS Certification

October 31, 2018
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Karen Willenbring, Flight Paramedic with AirLink/VitaLink Critical Care Transport at New Hanover Regional Medical Center was recently recognized by the Board of Directors of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for achieving 20 consecutive years of National EMS Certification. This distinct honor is held by few EMS professionals.

To maintain her status as a Nationally Registered Paramedic, Karen completed, on a biennial basis, the most comprehensive recertification program for EMS professionals in America.

By maintaining her EMS Certification and completing regular continuing education courses, Karen Willenbring has demonstrated his commitment to providing exceptional prehospital emergency medical care.

Karen was Nationally Registered as a paramedic in 1998 and has been serving the Wilmington and Southeastern North Carolina Community as a paramedic since 2000. Karen began her EMS career in 1994 in Arizona and has also worked as a flight paramedic in Florida, she has also worked as an operations supervisor for the AirLink/VitaLink team.