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Expert No. 129

 

EXPERT 129

PROFESSIONAL NURSING EXPERIENCE

2007-Present
LEGAL NURSE LLC, Mahwah, NJ     
Adult Geriatric Medical Case Manager/Educator/ Legal Nurse Consultant

2015-2016
FROM THE HEART ELDERCARE, Vernon, NJ     
Director of Nursing

2013- 2015
HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER                    
Medical Case Manager, Emergency Trauma Department

2012
THE JERRY & DOLORES TURCO MEDICAL REHAB CENTER, Lincoln Park, NJ        
Nursing Supervisor, Subacute Rehabilitation 

2012
BALANCED HOMECARE, Chestnut Ridge, NY                        
Director of Patient Services

2007-2011
HOMEWELL SENIOR CARE, River Edge, NJ                        
Director of Nursing/Adult-Geriatric Medical Case Manager/Wound Care Certified

2007-2008
RENAL VENTURES MANAGEMENT, LLC, Westwood, NJ                    
Outpatient Hemodialysis Staff Nurse

1987-2006
THOMAS A. CACCIOLA MD, Paramus, NJ                        
Office Manager/Administrative Nurse/Adult–Geriatric Medical Case Manager 

1980-1986
HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER, Hackensack, NJ            
Staff Nurse: Medical ICU/CCU/Telemetry/Cardiac Catheterization Lab/
Peritoneal Dialysis/ Reperfusion/ Pacemakers 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

NATIONAL BUSINESS INSTITUTE, Eau Claire, WI                    
2012- Instructor – Continuing Legal Education for Professionals 
The Nuts and Bolts of Medical Terminology and Documentation         
Primer; Using Experts In Your Cases

2011 -The Nuts and Bolts of Medical Terminology & Understanding         
Medical Records and Diagnostic Radiology Reports
    
2011-CEU INSTITUTE, Lake Mary, FL    
Instructor – National Insurance and Health Care Continuing Education  
A Look At Geriatric Management of Disease and Nutrition    
Looking at the Medical Records of Dialysis Patients                

TAYLOR COLLEGE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION, Los Angeles, CA                    
Instructor – Continuing education classes for registered nurses    
2010- A Look At Geriatric Management of Disease and Nutrition        
2011-Looking at the Medical Records of Dialysis Patients            

2007-2012- ROCKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Suffern, NY                    
Instructor – Continuing education classes for nurses and allied healthcare professionals
Hemodialysis for Nurses or Technicians 
Nursing, Documentation, and the Law
Unlocking the Secrets of the Medical Records in Your Cases
Nutrition and the Management of Disease in the Geriatric Client
Nurse Entrepreneurs
Home Health Aide Continued Education     

1986-1987- FAIRMONT STATE UNIVERSITY, Fairmont, WV                        
Clinical Nurse Instructor – Entry-level medical/surgical nursing

EDUCATION

1980- SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY Syracuse, NY                            
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Magnum Cum Laude

Continuing Education

  • FIG- Nurse Life Care Planning                         
  • The Nurse Practitioner’s Guide to Nutrition                     
  • HEDIS/ QUARR                                    
  • Medical Coding and Billing                             
  • The Rules and Regulations of Workplace Safety and OSHA Compliance            
  • Basic Life Support                                    
  • Danger Assessment (Domestic Violence) Certification                    
  • Wound Care Certification                             
  • Reiki Certification, I, II, Master                                
  • The Business of Case Management                             
  • Legal Nurse Consultant Certification                        
  • Hemodialysis Technician Certification                     
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support                                

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS
Available Upon Request

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
1980-Present- Registered Nurse (RN) License                                                                      
2014- American Professional Wound Care Association Diplomat 
1989-Present- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing                                   
2009-Present- National Alliance of Wound Care Wound Care Certified (WCC)   
2007-Present-American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants                                        
2015-New Jersey AALNC (Morristown Chapter)    
2015 Educational and Network Forum Committee                                                                                   
Director at Large
Chair, Education Committee              

2007-Present- American Nurses Association /New Jersey State Nurses Association                          
Interested Nurses Political Action Committee (State)
Member at Large
Resolutions Committee (State)
VP Membership (Region 2)

2011- National Private Duty Association                                   
Standards of Care and Ethics Committee

2009-2011- Governor’s Advisory Council on Domestic Violence-Resource                                 
State of NJ, Office of the Governor
Public Awareness and Professional Education and Training Committee, Chair

COMMUNITY SERVICE & AWARDS
2011-2012- Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative                                       
Registered Nurse Volunteer for adult outpatient medical surgical clinic 

2007-2011-Rotary International and Ridgewood AM Rotary                                           
Board of Directors, Ridgewood AM Rotary
Rotary Wellness Initiative, Newsletter, and Speaker’s Bureau

1995-2006-Substitute School Nurse / Science and Health Care Teacher                                    
Visitation Academy Interparochial
Holy Angels Academy

 

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