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Nurse Educator Cardiovascular Nurse Multiple Specialties Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Cardiology, Cardio Pulmonary, Electrophysiology, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Biventricular Devices, Cardiac Ablations, Electrophysiology, Interventional Cardiac Procedures, Stents, Angioplasty, Angiograms, Cardiac Catheterization, Open Heart Step Down Trauma Step Down, Non Invasive Cardiology Testing, Stress Testing, Thallium Stress Testing, Echocardiography, Holter Monitoring, EKGs, Same Day Surgery, PACU, Pre Operative Care, Post Operative Care, Physical Rehabilitation, Emergency Room, Critical Care, Neurology, Stroke, Crisis Care, Telemetry, Medical Surgical Nursing, Mental Health, Nurse Educator, Support Care, Registered Nurse Clinician,

Expert 2341

New Jersey

EDUCATION

Graduated 2002, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, New Jersey
A.A.S./Nursing

Graduated 1995, School of Cardiovascular Technology, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, New Jersey
Specialization: non-invasive cardiology
Cardiovascular Technologist certificate

Graduated 1990, Upsala College, East Orange, New Jersey
B.A. Philosophy, Cum Laude

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • May 2012- Present
  • Legal Nurse Consultant/Expert Witness, Ocean, New Jersey
  • Reviewing, summarizing, and analyzing medical records
  • Plaintiff and Defense case merit analysis
  • Reports/Depositions/Hearings/Trials as Nurse Expert Witness
  • Medical form creation writer

 

  • December 2016-Present
  • Collaborative Support Programs Of New Jersey, Freehold, New Jersey
  • Registered Nurse Clinician/Staff and Client Educator
  • Collaborates with clients in Enhanced Programs of supportive housing to complete Comprehensive Rehabilitation Needs Assessments, and
  • Individual Rehabilitation Plans according to Medicaid/DMHAS regulations
  • Educates and provides instructions to staff and clients concerning nutrition, diet, exercise and medical issues
  • Provides nursing services to clients in the Enhanced Programs of supportive housing

 

  • April 2016-August 2018
  • Accredited Health Services, Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • Registered Nurse
  • Assessments of Medicaid clients to determine eligibility for Personal
  • Preference Program and Personal Care Assistance

 

  • February 2014-May 2015
  • Toms River Surgery Center
  • Toms River, New Jersey
  • Registered Nurse
  • Same-Day Surgery/ Ambulatory Care
  • Pre-op and post-op care of the surgical patient
  • PACU nursing

 

  • May 2012-January 2014
  • Center For Ambulatory And Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Eatontown, New Jersey
  • Registered Nurse
  • Same-Day Surgery/Ambulatory Care
  • Pre-op and post-op care of the surgical patient
  • PACU nursing
  • Laser eye procedures
  • Staff training

 

  • January 2013- January
  • Seabrook (Independent/Assisted Living, and Long Term Care Facility),
  • 2014 (Per Diem) Tinton Falls, New Jersey
  • Registered Nurse
  • Admissions of new residents to the facility
  • Assessment of residents to determine appropriate level of care and placement within the facility
  • Incident report investigations, including, but not limited to, falls and wounds
  • Utilization review meeting participation
  • Wound care monitoring and documentation
  • April 2011- May 2012
  • Ocean Medical Center, Brick, New Jersey
  • Registered Nurse
  • Emergency Room
  • Emergency care nursing

August 2003- April 2011
Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey
Registered Nurse

July 2009- April 2011
Telemetry/Medical-Surgical/Neurological/Stroke Unit
Didactic and clinical preparation for neurological step-down unit nursing Stroke/neurological nursing care, Post-op care of the cardiac device and electrophysiology patient

February 2007 – April 2011 (Per Diem)
Post-Interventional Cardiac Care Unit
Post-op care of the interventional cardiac procedures patient

January 2005- July 2009
Same-Day Surgery UnitPost-op care of the surgical patient and overnight stay
Telemetry/medical-surgical unit nursing Charge nurse duties

March 2004 – Jan 2005
Telemetry/Medical-Surgical Unit
Telemetry/medical-surgical unit nursing

August 2003 – March 2004
Open Heart/Trauma Step-Down UnitCare of the post-open heart and trauma patient
Didactic and clinical preparation for critical care nursing
Cardio-thoracic intensive care unit internship

January 2005 – July 2007
Phoenix Healthcare Agency, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Registered Nurse
Physical Rehabilitation nursing

March – August 2003
Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, New Jersey
Registered Nurse
Cardio-pulmonary/Telemetry unit nursing

July – August 2001 and
July – August 2002
Griswold Special Care, Red Bank, New Jersey
Home Healthcare Aide (Temporary Summer Employment)
Homecare assistance

March – July 2000
Hudson Physical Therapy, Ocean, New Jersey
Physical Therapy Aide (Temporary Summer Employment)
Assisted clients with physical therapy exercises

April 1998 – June 1999
St. Jude Medical, Inc., Sylmar, California
Pacemaker Representative and Clinician
Sales and service of pacemakers throughout New Jersey
Assisted in over 500 pacemaker implants

June 1997–March 1998
ELA Medical, Inc., Plymouth, Minnesota
Pacemaker Sales Representative
Sales and service of pacemakers in Monmouth, Ocean, and parts of Middlesex counties
In-services and education of pacemakers for physicians, hospital staff and nurses.

May 1995–January 1997
Monmouth Cardiology, LLC, Long Branch, New Jersey
Cardiovascular Technologist
Adult echocardiography, stress and thallium stress testing, holter scanning, pacemaker trans-telephonic monitoring and follow-up, EKG’s

ADDITIONAL COURSES, AWARDS, COMMITTEES, AND CREDENTIALS

September 1993-Present
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider Certified

May 2009-Nov. 2015
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certified

July 2011-Nov.2015
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certified

May 2015
Reiki Master Course Certificate, William Stevens, CFC, Asbury Park, New Jersey

December 2014
Leadership and Management for Every Nurse, Second Edition, Western Schools, West Bridgewater, Massachusetts

December 2013
Healthy Aging, Updated 1st Edition, Western Schools, West Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Helping the Obese Patient Find Success, Western Schools, West Bridgewater, Massachusetts

December 2012
Wound Care Management and Healing, Second Edition, Western Schools, West Bridgewater, Massachusetts

May 2012
Legal Nurse Consulting Course, KMartin Consulting, Absecon, New Jersey

November 2011
Intermediate Trauma Course, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey

May 2011
Stroke Core: Advanced Stroke Education, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey

January 2011
NIH Stroke Scale Certification, OptumHealth Education

May 2010
NDNQI Pressure Ulcer Training, American Nurses Association

April 2010
Care Program, Clinical Scholar recognition, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey

December 2010
ANCC Medical-Surgical Nurse Re-Certification

September 2009
KCI Wound Vac Therapy course, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey
Neptune, New Jersey

June 2007
Neuroscience Nurse Review, Integra Clinical Education

April 2007-April 2010
Cardiovascular Symposium, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey

November 2006
Performance Improvement Committees Including Religious and Cultural Beliefs, Pain Management of Post-operative Patients, Stroke Education Discharge, and Fall Prevention

June 2006
Polaris Award for excellence in patient care, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey

March 2005
Cardiovascular Symposium, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey

December 2005
Telemetry Certified, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, NeptuneNew Jersey

November 1998
ANCC Medical-Surgical Nurse Certification

October 1997
Pacemaker Training, St. Jude Medical, Inc., Sylmar, California. Included surgical experience at canine laboratory

December 1996
Pacemaker Training, ELA Medical, Inc., Plymouth, Minnesota

April 1996
Basic Pacemaker Follow-up, Medtronic, Inc., East Rutherford, New Jersey

March 1995
Echo 2000, St. Peter’s Medical Center, New Brunswick, New Jersey

April 1994
Non-invasive Registry exam given by Cardiovascular Credentialing International
Adult and Pediatric Echocardiography Course, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, New Jersey

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCES AND INTERESTS

Reiki Master
Monmouth County SPCA volunteer
Volunteer experiences at Clean Ocean Action, local hospitals and physical therapy practices
Fitness training and running, travel, music, wine and food, French speaking

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