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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Pediatric Primary Care, Childcare Health, Childcare Safety, Pediatrics, Pediatric Urology, Nursing Education, Perinatal Nursing, Nurse, Nursing, Medical Nursing, Surgical Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner, Urgent Care, Urology, Dysfunctional Elimination, Biofeedback, Emergency Department Extended Care Unit, Day Surgery, Diaper Dermatitis, Pediatric Charts, Asthma Management, Child Care Site Visits, Day Care Supervision, Occupational Health, Long Term Care, Life Care Planning, Childcare Health, Safety, School Health Fraud, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Physical Therapy

Academic Rank: Post Master Certification

2002 – 2003
Widener University Law Center, Wilmington, Delaware
Legal Nurse Consulting
Certificate in Legal Nurse Consulting

1994 – 1997
University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Primary Care
Perinatal Nursing
Master of Science Nursing
Post-Masters Certificate

1991 – 1993
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Nursing
Bachelor of Science

1975 – 1979
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Community Health Education
Bachelor of Science

Teaching Experience

2006 – 2007
Adjunct Clinical Instructor / Articulation Coordinator
District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund School of Practical Nursing
Philadelphia, PA
Basic & Medical Surgical Nursing: Lecturer
Articulation Program: Coordinate the transition process for LPN students that are seeking to enhance access to associate level nursing education. Provided support for education mobility and facilitate the seamless transfer of academic credit between the practical nursing certificate (LPN) and associate degree (ADN) nursing program at Community College of Philadelphia (CCP).

Summer 2005
Adjunct Clinical Instructor
Widener University School of Nursing
Chester PA
Medical/Surgical Nursing: Supervised undergraduate students in the second and third clinical courses.

2004 – Present
Adjunct Clinical Instructor
Philadelphia, PA
Undisclosed University
Medical/Surgical Nursing: Supervised undergraduate students in the first, second and third clinical courses.

2002 – 2003
Adjunct Clinical Instructor
University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Nursing
Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques for Nursing Students, Pediatrics
Community Health Rotation for Nursing Students
Physical Assessment: Taught physical assessment skills to undergraduate students.
Nursing Care of the Pediatric Client with Attention Deficit Disorder.

2002 – 2003
Adjunct Clinical Nursing Instructor
Episcopal School of Nursing
Philadelphia. PA
Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques for Nursing Students, Pediatrics, Development Medical/Surgical Nursing: Supervised undergraduate students in the first, second and third clinical courses.

Clinical Experiences

01/08 – Present
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner: Urology, Dysfunctional Elimination, and Biofeedback
Undisclosed Hospital, Philadelphia PA

01/05 – 01/08
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner: Primary Care
Undisclosed Corporation
Camden N.J.

2/02 – 12/04
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner: Healthcare for the Homeless Program
Undisclosed Corporation
Philadelphia, PA

11/00 – 6/02
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner: Urgent Care / Emergency Department Extended Care Unit, Day Surgery
Undisclosed Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

1994 – 2000
Staff Nurse – Clinical Level 3
After Hours Program Computerized Telephone Triage for Primary Care
Practices, Adolescent Unit, Surgical/Trauma/Transplant Unit
Undisclosed Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

10/97 – 7/00
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner: Primary Care
Undisclosed Health Services
Philadelphia, PA

1993 – 1999
Health Educator: Foster Care / Host Homes; Inpatient Nurse Clinician: Behavioral Health / Structural Family Therapy Model
Child Guidance Center

1982 – 1994
Professional Representative: Promoted specialty cardiology, musculo-skeletal and psychotropic products.
Merck Human Health Division
Philadelphia PA

Publications/Articles

Available Upon Request

Presentations/Research

Available Upon Request

Awards

Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program (NELRP) – a financial incentive program for APN’s working full-time in a health care facility located in a medically underserved and disenfranchised area.

Certification and Training

Biofeedback and Electrical Stimulation in the Treatment of Urinary Incontinence
National Certification Board for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NCBPNP/P)
University of North Carolina, School of Public Health; National Training
Institute for Child Care Health Consultants (NTICCHC)
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training (SANE)

Committees

Nursing Advisory Committee
Health & Safety Advisory Committee
Health Advisory Committee
Annual Fundraiser Committee

Manuscript Reviewer

Available Upon Request

Professional Organizations and Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Member
Greater Philadelphia Health Action (GPHA)
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners (NAPNAP)
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA)
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing
Thomas Jefferson University, School of Nursing

Licensures and Certifications

Available Upon Request

 


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Home Hygiene

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