Operating Room Post Anesthesia Nurse Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Operating Room, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Endoscopy, Acute, Critical Care Nursing, Nursing Administration, Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical Research, Surgical Services, Certified Facilitator, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Summary of Qualifications

  • 25+ years clinical practice in operating room, post anesthesia care unit, special procedures, endoscopy, acute & critical care nursing.
  • 8 years in the administration of nursing for surgical services providing quality care and outstanding patient satisfaction as demonstrated by exceeding JCAHO requirements.
  • 8 years consulting, marketing and management for pharmaceutical research and medical device manufacturers.
  • Administrative and nursing management of clinical research center.
  • Implementation of electronic medical record (EMR) in surgical services & proficient in the interpretation of EMR’s.
  • As certified facilitator, conducted implementation & training of customer service programs for major medical centers.

Professional Experience

2013 – Present     Private Company, Owner, Consultant & Expert Witness, Las Vegas, NV
2003 – Present     Southern Hills Hospital, Surgical Services RN, Las Vegas, NV
1997 – 2003         Delray Medical Center, Scrub & Circulating RN, Delray Beach, FL
1995 – 1997         Columbia Hospital, Director of Surgical Services, West Palm Beach, FL
1992 – 1995         Broward General, Director of Surgical Services, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
1987 – 1992         VA Medical Center, Director of Perioperative Services, West Haven, CT
1985 – 1987         Advanced Biosearch Associates, Director of Marketing, Danville, CA
1984 – 1985         PharmaKinetics, Inc., Clinic Manager, Baltimore, MD
1983 – 1984         Private Consulting Practice, Medical Device Consultant, Shelton, CT
1979 – 1983         Cedarroth, Inc., Sales & Marketing Manager, Evergreen, CO
1976 – 1979         Torrance Memorial Hospital, Scrub & Circulating RN, Torrance, CA


Professional Certifications

•    Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR®) – Association of Operating Room Nurses™
•    Registered Professional Nurse – NV, FL, CA (Active) & CT (Inactive)
•    Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC®) – Vickie Milazzo Institute™
•    Certified Facilitator – Management Development Program, Department of Veterans Affairs
•    Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) – American Heart Association®
•    Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) – American Heart Association®


Professional Organizations

•    AORN – Association of Operating Room Nurses
•    ASPAN – American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses
•    NACLNC® -National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants



•   University of New Haven, West Haven, Connecticut
Executive MBA — 1992

•    Management Training Center, Richmond, Virginia
Management Development Program Graduate — 1990

•    California State University, Long Beach, California
BS, Marketing — 1981

•    Cypress College, Cypress, California
AA, Nursing — 1976