Craig Chris

M.S., Nursing, Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota
B.S., Nursing, Saint Johns River State College, Palatka, Florida
A.S., Nursing, Saint Johns River State College, Palatka, Florida
A.S., Emergency Management, Saint Johns River State College, Palatka, Florida

Registered Nurse, State of Florida, compact license, State of Minnesota
Registered Paramedic, State of Florida
Registered EMT, State of Florida

Basic Cardiac Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum
Prehospital Trauma Life Support
Neonatal Resuscitation Program

American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Craig Chris, RN, is a highly skilled primary care provider with experience in emergency and

trauma medicine. He obtained his Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University in

Minneapolis, Minnesota and his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Saint Johns River State

College in Palatka, Florida.


Chris has held various critical roles in the healthcare field. As a certified paramedic and EMT, he

has served as a firefighter, emergency department manager, paramedic and trauma team RN.

Licensed as a registered nurse in both Florida and Minnesota, Chris is certified in basic cardiac

life support, advanced cardiac life support, pediatric advanced life support, Trauma Nurse

Core Curriculum, prehospital trauma life support and neonatal resuscitation program, among



He has also excelled as an emergency department manager at Putnam Community

Medical Center, where he not only managed patient triage, medication administration and

physician collaboration, but also performed administrative duties such as chart reviews, staff

education and workflow analysis.


Additionally, Chris’ expertise extends beyond a medical facility setting. As a member of the

Department of Homeland Security’s Disaster Medical Assistant Team FL-4, he rapidly

responds to global disaster sites, delivering high-quality medical care under challenging

conditions. He has participated in various deployments, including those for Hurricanes Ian and

Sandy, the H1N1 outbreak, and Medical Operations at the 45th Presidential Inauguration.


Chris has received numerous accolades, including the DAISY Award, commendation letters from the Department of Homeland Security, Clay County Fire Rescue, and for his role in medical

operations at the 45th Presidential Inauguration’s Capitol grounds. These honors reflect his

outstanding contributions and commitment to service.