Jason C. Goodwin, RN, MS, MPH, CNOR Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Nursing Administration and General Surgery

Keywords/Search Terms:

AAAHC Surveyor, Professor of Nursing at Sacramento City College, Operating Room Nurse, Ambulatory Surgery Nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, Life Care Planning, Perioperative Services Administration, Post Anesthesia Nurse, Procedural Sedation Nurse, GI procedures RN, CNOR, RN, Med Surg, Medical Devices


BSN, RN, University of Southern California; Masters of Science in Nursing Administration, UMASS; Masters in Public Health, UMASS

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Additional Information

Clinical Experiences include:  Medical Surgical Nursing  Shock / Trauma Intervention  Procedural Services  Preoperative, Intraoperative, and Postoperative Care  Procedural Sedation  Clinical Educator Operational / Leadership Experiences include:  2003 Iraqi War Veteran  Multi-site surgical venues - UC Davis Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente  Level 1 Trauma academic medical center – UC Davis Medical Center  Military – Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Operation Iraqi Freedom  Fee for service ambulatory surgery and procedural services – ABSMC Surgery Center  Clinic management – Perioperative Medicine Clinic, Kaiser Permanente -As a procedural department administrator and clinician, I have personally supervised the safe care in and around various procedures and operating room venues for 18 years, totaling approximately 300,000 individual patient encounters. As a Registered Nurse, Operating Room Manager, Director, and Administrator, I have extensive experience with regulatory mandates, expertise in national clinical standards, and ensuring best practices in procedural safety culture. Expertise: Surveyor for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), Professor of Nursing for Sacramento City College, Surgical Standard of Care, Adverse Quality & Safety events, Pre & Postoperative Complications, Procedural Sedation, Record review, Case Analysis, Positioning injuries, Wrong site surgeries, Nursing standard of care, Nursing administration, Patient falls, Medication errors, Failure to rescue, and Team communication. Med Legal Expert Experience: My experience includes over 30 cases. Approximately 60% of my cases have been for the defendant. I have had 1 trial appearance and have been deposed on at least 12 occasions. Certifications include: LEAN Performance Improvement Cert. – 2013 Cert. OR Nurse (CNOR) 2016 – Present Cert. Trauma Nurse (TNCC) 2002-2006 Cert. Post Anesthesia Nurse (CPAN) 2004-2016 -Presentations include: 2013 American Society of Peri-anesthesia RN Conf. (ASPAN). 2021 AORN Leadership Summit 2021 OR Business Manager Conference 2022 OR Excellence 2023 Becker's Healthcare Summit