Registered Nurse Upland Expert 526701 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have spent more than 35 years working in healthcare as a registered nurse. My expertise is in acute care setting, including trauma, surgical, coronary care, and those with acute and chronic diseases; cardiac care surgical nursing; independent nursing and collaborative medical management for gynecologic oncology outpatients and inpatients; and providing clinical instruction for the MSN-E students in community and acute care settings to include fundamentals, medical surgical, maternal child, and pediatric nursing. I have prior experience offering consultations and deposition as a registered nurse expert witness.

Areas of Expertise

Relevant Experiences

I do have extensive experience in the operating room and continue to assist in surgery for a gynecologic oncology group as a nurse practitioner. I also see patients and n the hospital postoperatively as a nurse practitioner as well as in a faculty position.

I am currently a tenured nursing professor at Mt. San Antonio College and have been teaching on a full time basis since 2006. I have lectured in advanced medical surgical nursing and leadership as well as taught in multiple clinical settings to include medical surgical, critical care, psychiatric care, and pediatrics. I have a Masters of Science in Nursing and am licensed as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Currently, I am the Nursing Department Chair and Assistant Director. This position requires my involvement in multiple student issues or complaints.


Degree Subject Institution
M.S. Nursing University of Phoenix – Ontario California
B.S. Nursing University of Phoenix – Ontario California
A.S. Nursing Mt. San Antonio College – Walnut California

Licenses Certifications

Registered Nurse, Family Nurse Practitioner California
Public Health Nurse Certificate
Registered Nurse First Assistant Certificate
AANPC-American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification
CNOR-Certification in Perioperative Nursing

Awards & Affiliation

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC)

Primary Affiliation

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)