Kirsten Turkington, DNP Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Life Care Planning and Medical Billing

Specialty Focus: Adult and pediatric complex or catastrophic cases, Brain injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Injury, Firearm Injury, Transplants, Amputations, Cardiovascular, Orthopedic, Pulmonary, Renal, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Developmental disability, Advocate, Case management, Care coordination.

Education: DNP, Northern Arizona University; MSN, The University of Texas at Austin; BSN, Mount Saint Mary College; BA, Mount Saint Mary College

Years in Practice: 22

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 8


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Use a highly qualified advanced practice nurse with your Life Care Plans and legal cases. Extensive experience in multiple, high acuity, and outpatient settings. Dr. Kirsten Turkington is a Certified Nurse Life Care Planner and board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with multistate nursing licensure. Dr. Turkington provides life care plan construction and review, cost estimations, care coordination, case management services for Life Care Plans for plaintiff and defense clients. She also offers independent third party evaluations and consultations. Dr. Turkington's clinical background encompasses the continuum of clinical care. Experience includes pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric care across Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Neurosurgical, Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing and outpatient disciplines. Dr. Turkington is a published author and experienced presenter and a National Registry certified EMT (NREMT). Diagnoses (but not limited to): Catastrophic conditions (multiple trauma, firearms, birth-related) Complex medical concerns (cardiac, transplants, multi-organ) Neurological injuries (Strokes, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury) Neurosurgical conditions (Chiari, Syringomyelia, Hydrocephalus, Shunts) Assault and interpersonal violence Services: Expert testimony Comprehensive Life Care Plans Preliminary Life Care Plans Life Care Plan Reviews Cost Estimation Billing Review Medical Record Review Special Need Trust Consultation Special Education: IEP and Section 504 Consultations Medical Record Review Evaluation for tampering and inconsistencies Medical Writing Medical Literature Research Medical Events Chronology