NUR-1580 began her legal nurse consulting practice in 1980. She is experienced in deposition, arbitration and courtroom testimony; review, interpretation and analysis of medical records; and on-site investigations. The types of cases NUR-1580 has been involved in have included standards-of-care issues, wrongful death, wrongful termination, nursing negligence/malpractice, and falls. She has given testimony in cases involving such health care units as medical surgical, obstetrics, recovery room, prehospital care, emergency department services, clinics, intensive care, long-term care, and home health. NUR-1580 has been a practicing emergency department nurse for over 30 years. She is also a nursing, emergency medical technician, and health education professor at a local community college.
Ph.D., higher and professional education, University of Southern California
M.N., Nursing, University of California Los Angeles
B.S., Nursing, Holy Names College, Oakland, California
Diploma, Burbank Hospital School of Nursing, Fitchburg, Massachusetts