Nursing Expert Witness LA 532761


Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in nursing. My clinical expertise includes primary care, pediatrics, critical care nursing, home health, hospice care, primary care, infection control, and infectious diseases. I am familiar with clinical practice guidelines, regulation, and accreditation to maintain appropriate standards of care. I am also skilled with nursing education, nursing administration, and health policy. I have spent over 25 years offering consultations and deposition as a nursing expert witness.

Areas of Expertise


Relevant Experiences

I am a registered nurse and advanced practice registered nurse. I am certified as a family nurse practitioner and maintain clinical practice. My clinical experience includes critical care nursing, home health, hospice care, primary care, infection control and infectious diseases. I am familiar with clinical practice guidelines, regulation, and accreditation to maintain appropriate standards of care. I served 8 years on the Louisiana State Board of Nursing, 6 years on the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational programs and currently serve on the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Accreditation Report Review Committee. I also serve as President of the Southern Nursing Research Society and is trained in evidence based practice by JBI.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
Ph.D. Capella University
D.N.S. Louisiana State University
M.S.N. Louisiana State University
B.S. Nursing Nicholls State University

Licenses Certifications

Registered Nurse (RN), Louisiana State Board of Nursing
Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCRN), American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Advanced Practitioner of Nursing: Clinical Nurse Specialist, Louisiana State Board of Nursing
Advanced Practitioner of Nursing: Primary Nurse Associate, Louisiana State Board of Nursing
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN): Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Practitioner, Louisiana State Board of Nursing

Awards & Affiliation

Louisiana State Nurses Association
American Nurses Association
Bayou District Nurses Association
American Association of Critical Care Nurses
American Public Health Association

Primary Affiliation

Louisiana State Nurses Association



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