Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Nurse, Registered, Emergency, Trauma, MICN, Transitional Care Unit, Hospice, Infusion, Wound Care, Phlebotomy, Geriatric, Home Health, Intravenous Therapy, IV Therapy, Medical Surgery, School Nurse, Camp Nurse, Emergency Room Lead Nurse,Mobile Intensive Care Nurse, Blood Drawl,
Expert Witness No.2065
1993 Associate in Science, Registered Nursing, Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA
2002 Legal Nurse Consultant Vickie Milazzo Institute, Certification
Registered Nurse, State Of California
RN Clinical Level III
Certified Legal Nurse Consultant
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Emergency Room Training
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Basic Electronic Fetal Monitoring
Chemo Safe Certification
Management of HIV Positive Patient
Hospice and Death in the Home
Hospice and Psychosocial Issues and Ethics
Central Venous Access Devices
Emergency Nurse Pediatric Care
Mobile Intensive Care Nurse
Leadership and Management
Lead Nurse of a Trauma/Emergency Unit
Lead Nurse of a Transitional Care Unit
Private Field Case Management – Providing Total Healthcare Management to Outpatient Clients with ongoing and Progressive Health Deviations.
1993 – Present Clinical Nurse of 11 years with specialty areas of the following:
1993 – 1995 Medical Surgical Nursing
Responsibilities include; Acute Care Nursing on a Medical Surgical Unit, including; management of respiratory care, immunosupressed, and telemetry patients, basic assessment, planning, implementation, IV medication therapy. Act as patient advocate while liaising with multi-disciplinary team members.
1995 – 1998 Home Infusion Therapy
Providing skilled nursing with Central Venous Catheter insertion and management. Infusion Therapy for chronically ill patients including; experience with immunosupressed patients. Extensive wound care and stasis ulcer management and gastrointestinal tube maintenance.
1995 – 1999 Hospice Care
Nursing assistance and psychosocial care for terminally ill patients and their family members.
1998 – 1999 Geriatric Care
Lead Nurse of Transitional Care Unit with emphasis on Total Care patients. Responsibilities include Management of health care personnel within the department; Patient care, with focus on long term and terminally bed bound patients, and wound care management.
1999 – Present Emergency Room Nurse
Providing Nursing to Trauma patients and emergent health deviations.
Legal Nurse Experience
2002 – Present Independent Certified Legal Nurse
Provide expert consultation and opinions on medically related legal matters. Screen medical records for case merit and deviations from standards of care within the Nursing community. Assists with case preparation, declarations, interrogatories and preparation for testimony
American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants
National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants