Kari Easterling, R.N., Is the Director of Nursing for Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center. Kari joined Sarasota Plastic Surgery in June of 2009 as a Peri-operative staff nurse and was promoted to Director of Nursing in December of 2013. Her responsibilities include regulatory compliance, infection control, personnel and operations managment. While Kari has management and oversight responsibilities for the surgery center she also actively works in the surgery center assisting the doctors in the operating room, and also with the patients throughout their surgery process from pre-operative, inter-operative, and post operative care. She is trained in patient safety, infection control, emergency protocols and is certified in advanced cardiac life support. Kari received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.