2002--Attended course in Legal Nurse Consulting and obtained certification (CLNC).
1996 -- (audited) SCI: National Institute for Paralegal Arts and Sciences, Legal Nurse Consulting.
Ongoing -- Courses and seminars in legal and ethical aspects in nursing, legal nurse consulting, critical care, EKG interpretation, perioperative nursing, trauma nursing, pacemakers, laser usage and safety.
1990 -- Obtained Certification in Perioperative Nursing (CNOR). Recertified in 1995, 2000, 2005.
1983 -- Associate Degree in Nursing, Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL.
1972-1973 -- Enrolled and completed accredited surgical technologist course, Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, IL. Passed national certification exam with Honors.
1969 -- B.A. Humanities with a minor in Natural Sciences, George Williams College, Downers Grove, IL.
2005 -- Adjunct Faculty, Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL Department of Allied Health, Surgical Technology and Perioperative Nursing.
2002 -- Working as an independent legal nurse consultant.
1999-2002 -- South Suburban Hospital, Hazel Crest, IL. Staff nurse-operating room.
1994-1999 -- First Assist, Chicago, IL. Nursing agency providing temporary staffing for operating rooms in the Chicagoland area.
1988-1994 -- Porter Memorial Hospital, Valparaiso, IN. Staff nurse –operating room. Specialty area- cardiovascular and open-heart surgery.
1987 – Started doing legal nurse consulting work on a part-time basis.
1985-1988 -- Gary Methodist Hospital, Gary, IN. Staff nurse –operating room. Specialty area-peripheral vascular surgery, charge nurse
1984 -- Olympia Fields Osteopathic Medical Center, Olympia Fields, IL. Staff nurse-operating room.
1983-1984 -- St. Joseph Medical Center, Joliet, IL. Staff nurse-surgical intensive care unit.
1983 -- St. Anthony Medical Center, Crown Point, IN. Graduate nurse-surgical intensive care unit.
1979-1983 -- Self-employed while in nursing school.
1973-1979 -- Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, IL. Certified Surgical Technologist – operating room. Specialty area urological procedures ,charge tech
1969-1972 -- Glen Ellyn Clinic, Glen Ellyn, IL. Medical transcriptionist for a physicians’ group of 30, representing all specialties.
Association of Operating Room Nurses
American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants
National Alliance of Legal Nurse Consultants
RN license in the state of Illinois
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