John Caputo, CRNA, MHS, BSN Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: J & L Anesthesia Services
  • Phone: (304) 677-2444

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Anesthesiology and Nurse Anesthetist

Keywords/Search Terms:

CRNA, anesthesia, airway management, post anesthesia care unit, PACU, central line placement, needle placement, tube placement, falls, IV infiltration, awareness, epidurals, sp drug effects, hypoxia, propofol, intubation, extubation, aspiration, airway trauma, surgical positioning, CPR / BLS / ACLS.

Education:

BSN, West Virginia University; Master of Science in Health Sciences, La Roche University (Pittsburgh, PA)

Years in Practice:

19

Additional Information

CRNA leader. Clinical experience includes all types of anesthesia techniques: inhalation, total IV anesthesia and balanced techniques (adult and pediatric), epidural & spinal anesthesia as well as peripheral nerve blocks for acute post-op pain. Proficient in OB, Pediatric, Cardiac, Orthopedic, General Surgery, Endoscopy, Neurosurgery, Dental, Off-site (CT, MRI and Cath Lab) and Office Based Anesthesia. Adept with a wide range of practice settings including rural critical access hospitals, office-based anesthesia, medium sized hospitals, large hospitals, and university practices. Extensive experience with chart review / auditing for quality assurance and adverse outcomes. History of presenting lectures on topics ranging from complications of epidural anesthesia, malignant hyperthermia to quality assurance / quality improvement. Currently a clinical preceptor for Excela Health School of Anesthesia for Nurses and the West Virginia University School of Nursing DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program. Seventeen years of teaching experience. Seventeen years of ongoing Chief CRNA expertise - managing nurse anesthetists on a daily basis. Super-user / programmer for electronic anesthesia documentation system implementation and use. Graduated with (3.8 GPA) from La Roche College with Master’s in Health Sciences concentration in Nurse Anesthesia.