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
Expert Witness No.1275
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.
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
• 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®
• 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