Registered Nurse Operating Room Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

OR Registered Nurse, Nurse, Registered, Operating Room, Surgery, Child Abuse, Ethics, OSHA Regulations, Personal Injury, Product Liability,

Expert Witness No.2415



Legal Nurse Consulting Coursework,  American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants

Bachelors of Science in Nursing,   Point Loma Nazarene University

Professional Experience

November 2005 – Present
Private Company – Legal Nurse Consultant
Medical Record Review/Depositions, Preparing Summaries, Research, Locating Expert Witnesses

October 2007 – August 2009
Medneutral – Legal Nurse Consultant/Quality Assurance – La Jolla, CA
Legal Nurse Consultant, Quality Assurance and Utilization Review of Medical Records for Insurance Adjusters, Development of Policies and Procedures, Educator in Medical Record Review, Assistance in Medical Record Template Revision

June 1991 – October 2007
RN Operating Room
A Children’s Hospital in California
Staff nurse able to scrub and circulate all types of cases
2003 Clinical Educator
1992 – 2003 Neurosurgery Co-ordinator
1997 – 2000 Craniofacial, Micro-vascular, Plastic and Maxillofacial Coordinator
1997 – Set-up Craniofacial Service
1992 – Ophthalmology Service Coordinator

2003 – 2005
RN Case Manager
San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care
Pediatric Case Manager for Hospice and Palliative Care, Adult Hospice Case Manager

1988 – 1991
Staff RN
Harbor View Medical Center
Staff Nurse Operating Room, Staff Nurse Medical/Surgical Unit

1987 – 1989
RN in multiple areas
Pacific Nursing Registry

Teaching Activities

Power Point Presentations for various groups and dates on the following;
Policies and Procedure changes in Medical Record Review
Genetic Disorders requiing Craniofacial Intervention
Neurosurgical Shunts
Brain Tumors
Anatomy and Physiology of the Brain
Use of various Neurosurgical Drills
Laser Safety (specifically for the CO2 laser)

Professional Affiliations

American Association of Legal Nurse Consulting

Association of Operating Room Nurses


Available upon Request

Community Activities

Available upon Request