Contact Information

  • Company: North Scottsdale Health, PLLC
  • Phone: 480-242-7735
  • Fax: 480-304-3402
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Life Care Planning and Nurse Practitioner

Specialty Focus: Nurse Life Care Planning, Catastrophic Care, Life Care Plans, Complex Case Management, Traumatic Injuries, Adult Disability, Pediatric Disability, Forensics, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Occupational Injuries, Rehabilitation, Estate Planning, Special Needs Trust, IEP, 504, Advocacy Services

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: 20

Additional Information

Dr. Turkington is an experienced Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse Life Care Planner with over 20 years active clinical experience offering comprehensive care planning services. Her clinical background includes Trauma, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Transports, Neurosurgery and Family Medicine. Dr. Turkington is an adjunct faculty member with Grand Canyon University's Graduate Nursing and Doctoral programs teaching evidence based practice, translational research and clinical courses. Dr. Turkington is the owner of North Scottsdale Health, PLLC a primary care clinIcal practice in Scottsdale, Arizona and medical volunteer with local school district. -Compose initial LCPs -Review existing LCPs -Recommend LCP modifications based on client needs -In home assessments for elder care or disability concerns -Works closely with attorneys, clients and trustees in determining beneficiary specific care needs and cost projections -Advocate for student related medical needs with school based IEP and 504 plans -Experienced medical record reviewer -Experience interviewing Life Care Plan clients. -Interaction with medical team in formulating appropriate care recommendations. -Experience with plaintiff and defense LCPs -LCP critique and responses -Qualified in County, State and Federal court