Expertise DescriptionI have over 30 years experience in Nursing. My expertise includes critical care and emergency nursing. My expertise includes critical care, coronary care, care of trauma patients, and pediatric emergencies. I have 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: General medical malpractice cases; Triage decisions; Falls; Intravenous Therapy (IV) infiltrations; Failure to monitor; Standard of care with regard to medical administration, medical appliance management, documentation, custodial care, pressure ulcer prevention, safety; Nursing education; Prevention of hospital acquired infections; Communication issues related to patient care; Mid-level practitioner standard of care: diagnostic study interpretation, follow-up care, patient disposition, patient education.; Issues with collaborative/supervising physician.
My consulting experience includes: Medical/nursing malpractice; Wrongful termination relative to standard of care; Falls; Management of intravenous, hemodynamic lines, ventilators, vasopressor administration; Documentation in the age of electronic medical records.
My professional experience includes: Professor of nursing at a state university.
|Phd||Nursing Practice||University of Colorado||Denver|
|MS||Nurising and Family Nurse Practitioner||University of Nevada||Reno|
|BS||Nursing||California State University||Los Angeles|
|California Registered Nurse|
|American Academy of Nurse Practitioners|
|Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor|
|Certified Emergency Nurse|
|Fundamentals of Critical Care|
|Society of Critical Care|
Awards & Affiliation
Society of Critical Care
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases