Surgical Nurse Expert 42763 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Nursing with expertise in Perioperative Clinical Nursing. I have experience with being first assistant to the surgeon providing aid in exposure, hemostasis, tissue handling, use of instrumentation, and suturing. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony. 

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes medical malpractice, insurance adjuster reviews, nursing-operating room litigation cases.

Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes medical records review, legislative regulatory issues, standard of care, and summations of records.

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes being the Perioperative Clinical Nurse Specialist-Surgical First Assistant, and also an Instructor and Program Coordinator. 


FNPNursingSonoma State University
MSNNursingCase Western Reserve University
BSN/PHNNursingCalifornia State Dominguez Hills Statewide Nursing Program
AASNursingUniversity of the State of New York

Licenses Certifications

California Furnishing Nurse Practitioner (NP)
California Registered Nurse (RN)
Certified Legal Nurse Consulting Certification (CLNC)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Mobile Intensive Care Nurse Certification (Sierra-Sacramento Valley EMS Agency)

Awards & Affiliation

Member of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS)
Member of the Association of peri-Operative Registered Nurses (AORN)

Primary Affiliation

National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS)

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases