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Karen Vander Wall Dutton, American critical care nurse. Registered Nurse Illinois, Wyoming, American Council of Learned Societies certified, certified trauma nursing core course instructor, Certified Emergency Nurse, certified flight Registered Nurse, emergency nurse pediatrics course instructor, neonatal resuscitation provider course instructor.


Dutton, Karen Vander Wall was born on June 17, 1942 in Hammond, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Peter R. and Gertrude (De Jong) VanderWall.


Registered Nurse, Chicago Wesley Memorial Hospital, 1963;student, California State University, Los Angeles, 1967-1969.


Staff nurse Chicago Wesley Memorial Hospital, 1963. Head nurse in-service education, staff nurse Intensive Care Unit/Cardiac Care Unit St. Francis Hospital, Lynwood, California, 1964-1975. Staff nurse emergency room and Intensive Care Unit/Cardiac Care Unit Wyoming Medical Center, Casper, 1977-1986, interim clinical director emergency room, 1992-1993.

Chief flight nurse Wyoming Life Flight, 1986-1992, emergency/life flight staff nurse, 1993-2000, emergency room educator, since 2000. Member advisory committee Governor's State Emergency Medical Services.


Member Emergency Nurses Association (state council, treasurer, chairman trauma pediatrics committee), National Flight Nurses Association, National Nursing Staff Development Organization, American Association Pain Management Specialists.


Married Ronald E. Dutton, December 21, 1963. Children: David Brian, Katherine Louise.