Krista Elkins, NRP, RN, Former Writer
Paramedic and Registered Nurse
Krista Elkins has 20 years of experience in healthcare as both a Paramedic (NRP) and a Registered Nurse (RN). She has worked on both ground and helicopter ambulances (CCP-C, CFRN), ER, ICU, Primary Care, Speciality Care, Psychiatric, and Wilderness Medicine. She also practices and has a devoted life-long interest in Preventative Medicine.
In addition, she writes content marketing for the healthcare industry because that is where her expertise lies. She is a conscientious, research-driven writer who cares about deadlines, accuracy, and ethics. She is dependable, versatile, flexible, and detail-oriented. Moreover, she can help clarify complex ideas and complicated clinical or technical information in ways that the reader can understand.
Freelance Healthcare Writer
Nov 2021 – Present
Subject Matter Expert
Jan 2022 – Present
Jun 2013 – Present
Instructor – PALS, ACLS
Jan 2009 – Jun 2015
American Medical Response
Aug 2004 – Present
May 2017 – Jun 2019
Wilderness Medicine Instructor
Wilderness Medical Associates International
Oct 2009 – Oct 2015
Jun 2013 – Jun 2015
Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate
Honolulu Emergency Services Department, EMS
Jun 2002 – Jun 2004
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Bachelor’s degree, Health Science
Associate’s degree, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Posts Written & Reviewed
July 26, 2023
Intermittent fasting headache is common in 2023. Due to decreased food intake when fasting. Read on to know the symptoms and treatments.
November 18, 2022
Tilapia is an affordable, delicious, and healthy mild-flavored white fish. Is tilapia good for you in 2023? Read to find out the answer.
November 4, 2022
Pineapple can help improve the immunity system, eye health, and gut health,... Read on to know more about pineapple benefits 2023.
October 18, 2022
Pre-workout supplements without the itchy ingredient beta-alanine have become very popular among fitness enthusiasts and athletes in 2023.
September 23, 2022
When you're pregnant, the normal odor & consistency of vaginal discharge will change. Read to know about vaginal odor during pregnancy 2023.
August 10, 2022
Loaded with beneficial natural compounds like biotin, vitamins & minerals, these superfoods are the best foods for voluminous hair in 2023.
August 1, 2022
The best intermittent fasting apps of 2023 that provide guidance on making lifestyle changes that will help you reach your goals.