Expert 42619 - CA(N)


Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in Nursing and Life Care Planning. My expertise in acute care nursing services including triage, trauma, and primary emergency nursing services to patients of all ages. I am also experienced with medical record analysis, case evaluation regarding adherence to or deviation from the standard of care, and estimating lifetime medical costs for catastrophic events and chronic conditions. I work with California prisons and parolees to determine if their medical care is in accordance with regulatory and department standards, and will then work to identify potential risk management issues and promote risk reduction. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: medical record analysis and case evaluation regarding adherence to or deviation from the standard of care; literature research, comprehensive medical chronologies, and written summaries.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Staff Nurse; Emergency – acute care nursing services to all types and ages of emergency patients while directing the operations of the emergency department; Life Care Planning, Case Management, Medicare Set Aside Allocation, and estimating the lifetime medical costs for catastrophic events and chronic conditions; Nursing, Assistant Professor – periodic clinical instruction to nursing students; policy development and program recommendations while applying recognized clinical standards and quality principles.


Relevant Experiences

I have been a registered nurse for over 36 years and am currently employed in risk management.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
Master'sNursingCalifornia State University
Master'sPublic Administration Health Services Administration
Bachelors of ScienceNursingCalifornia State University
Bachelors of ScienceZoologyDavis CA

Licenses Certifications

Case Management Certificate Program
Life Care Planning Certificate Program
Licensed Registered Nurse
State of California
California Public Health Nursing Certificate
Medicare Set-Aside Consultant Certified (MSCC)

Awards & Affiliation

State of California
Superior Accomplishment Gold Award

Primary Affiliation

American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners


Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases



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