Jason Goodwin, RN, MSN, MPH, CNOR, CPAN Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Nursing Administration and General Surgery

Specialty Focus:

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, Preoperative RN, Medical Devices


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

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Operational / Oversight 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 health care – Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Operation Iraqi Freedom - Fee for service ambulatory surgery and procedural services – Alta Bates Summit Surgery Center - Clinic management – Perioperative Medicine Clinic, Kaiser Permanente San Francisco -As an procedural department administrator and clinician, I have personally supervised the safe care in and around various procedures and operating room venues for 17 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 in: Surgical Standard of Care, Adverse Quality & Safety events, Pre & Postoperative Complications, Procedural Preparation, and Sedation. -Institute of Healthcare Improvement's Patient Safety Executive post-graduate course in 2013 -Board certified as an clinical Operating Room Nurse (CNOR). -Expert consulting, record review, and case analysis over the last four years. Approximately 60% of my cases have been for the defendant. None of my cases have gone to trial and I have been deposed on several occasions. My experience includes 20 cases. These include positioning injuries, wrong site surgeries, nursing standard of care review, failure to rescue, neurological injuries, invalid consent, retained surgical items, pain related exacerbation of injuries, and other scenarios. -Presentations include: 2013 American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses Convention (ASPAN). 2021 AORN Leadership Summit 2021 OR Business Manager Conference