Emergency Registered Nurse Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Nursing, Registered Nurse, Emergency Nurse, Mobile Intensive Care, Advanced Cardiac Life, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Basic Life Support, Stroke Scale

Education

Master of Science in Nursing, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Downers Grove, IL, 9/2019-currently attending.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Downers Grove, IL, 2015.
Associates Degree in Nursing, Golden West College School of Nursing, Huntington Beach, CA, 2010.

Licenses & Certifications

Registered Nurse License, CA BRN, 2011 – current.
CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse), BCEN, 2016 – current.
MICN (Mobile Intensive Care Nurse), OCEMS, 2020- current.
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Certification, American Heart Association, 2010 – current.
PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) Certification, American Heart Association, 2010 – current.
BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification, American Heart Association, 2006-current.
NIHSS (Stroke Scale Training and Certification), NIH, 2015 – current.

Additional Courses & Training

Neuroscience Nursing Conference, Hoag Neuroscience Institute, 2019.
Facilitative Leadership Workshop, St. Jude Medical Center, 2017.
No Fear: Trauma, Orange County Base Hospitals Coordinators, 2017.
Professional Portfolio Development, St. Jude Medical Center, 2017.
Stroke Education 101, St. Jude Medical Center, 2016.
No Fear: Stroke and Neurologic Emergencies: Orange County Base Hospitals Coordinators, 2016.
Emergency Nurse Triage Course, St. Joseph Health, 2013.
ENPC (Emergency Nurse Pediatric Certification), 2012.
EDAP (Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics) Course, Long Beach, CA, 2012.

Professional Affiliations

ENA (Emergency Nurses Association), local & national chapters.
AALNC (American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants), local & national chapters.
Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society.

Professional Experience

01/2018 – present
Nurse Consultant. Medical malpractice, medical ethics, personal injury litigation – plaintiff and defense.
11/2016 – present
Clinical Nurse II, Emergency Department. St. Jude Medical Center, Fullerton, California. Chair, ED Unit Based Council, 2016-current.
Chair, Electronic Medication Documentation Compliance Pilot Program. Co-chair, Nursing Informatics Committee, 2016-2017. ED Nursing Skills Lab Authenticator, 2016-2017. Active member, ED Governance Committee, 2016-current. Active Member, ED Patient Throughput team, 2017-current. Super-User & End-User-Trainer for Meditech electronic medial record program, 2016- current. Preceptor of newly hired staff nurses and new graduate nurses, 2016- present.
6/2016-11/2016
Nursing Supervisor, St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare, Brea, California. Sole preceptor of newly hired staff nurses. Developed training curriculum and preceptor schedule for training process. Created & delivered monthly nursing education courses. Piloted Nurse Advice Line Unit Based Council. Staff compliance and performance audits. Delivered disciplinary actions.
2/2015-12/2015
Per-Diem Registered Nurse, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, Fountain Valley, California.
8/2013 – 6/2016
Clinical Nurse III, Emergency Care Center. St. Joseph Hospital, Orange, California. Relief Charge Nurse, 2014-2016. Co-Chair, ECC Unit Based Council. Member, Charge Nurse Committee, 2015-2016. Member, St. Joseph Hospital Magnet Ambassador Program, 2015-2016. Member, Psychiatric Clinical Decision Unit Launch, 2014-2016. Member, St. Joseph Hoag Health System Optimization Summit II; Development of New Triage and ED Flow-Facilitation System, 2015. Super-User & End-User-Trainer for Meditech electronic medical record program, 2013- 2016. Preceptor of newly hired staff nurses and new graduate nurses, 2014-2016.
4/2011 – 8/2013
Registered Nurse, Emergency Care Center. Beverly Hospital, Montebello, California. Chair, ECC Education Committee, 2012-2013. Relief Charge Nurse, 2011-2013. Preceptor of newly hired staff nurses and new graduate nurses, 2012-2013.
12/2010-6/2011
Registered Nurse, Outpatient Cardiac Stress Testing Department. ICM Imaging Center, Inglewood, California. Preceptor of newly hired staff nurses and new graduate nurses.
2007/2007
Patient Care Technician, Emergency Department. Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center. Unit Secretary and direct patient care as a NREMT.

Current Research

“Medication Safety Champions in the Emergency Department: Increased Patient Safety Through Electronic Medication Administration Documentation”, St. Jude Medical Center, 2017- present.

Civic Leadership

Volunteer, Irvine Unified School District, STEM Science Team.
Registered Nurse Presenter, 2018-present.
Volunteer, Animal Assistance League of Orange County.
Midway City, California, 2014-present.

Professional References Available Upon Request

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