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  • Company: McCullum Legal Nurse Consulting
  • Phone: (502) 415-9117
  • Cell: (502) 415-9117
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Emergency Medicine and Nurse

Keywords/Search Terms:

ER Nurse, certified, California, trauma, travel, emergency room nurse, triage, bilingual, Spanish, neonate, pediatrics, stroke, cardiac, geriatric, psychiatric, orthopedic, COVID, fall, genitourinary, catheter, telemetry, ultrasound IV, critical care, myocardial infarction, stroke, ESI, ED nurse


Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Indiana University; Associate Degree of Nursing, Kentucky State University

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Additional Information

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY A skilled emergency/trauma nurse dedicated to the highest standard of excellence in nursing practice. Accomplished in delivering multicultural patient care with exceptional proficiency in Latin culture and bilingual in Spanish learned from time spent living in Mexico City. A strong patient advocate and excellent in communication between physicians, patients, and ancillary disciplines, as well as knowledgeable in standards of care and practices across the United States. CORE SKILLS Airway management, assessment of patient and vital signs (including neonate, pediatric, adult, geriatric, and psychiatric populations), COVID-19 patients and their care (including implementation of proper personal protective equipment (PPE), swabbing, and medication administration), escalation of changes to patient condition, critical results (such as lab values) and relaying relevant lab results to provider, genitourinary patients (including Foley catheter protocol/insertion/care, suprapubic catheters, and nephrostomy tubes), peripheral intravenous (IV) placement and infusions (including critical drips such as amiodarone, diltiazem, dobutamine, dopamine, epinephrine, fentanyl, heparin, insulin, lorazepam, midazolam, nicardipine, nitroglycerin, nitroprusside, norepinephrine, octreotide, pentobarbital, phenylephrine, and propofol), fall protocols, myocardial infarction (MI), orthopedics and splints, stroke/transient ischemic attack (TIA), trauma, and telemetry. PUBLICATIONS “Treating by the Numbers: A Look into Triage Assessment and the Use of the Emergency Severity Index (ESI),” The Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting, 2023. “When Nurses Go Criminal,” The Bar Journal, 2022. “Stroke Management in the Emergency Room: The Legal Nurse Consultant’s Role,” The Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting, 2022. “Fall Risk Prevention: A Comprehensive Endeavor,” The Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting, 2022. “Legal Nurse Consultant Role in Independent Medical Examinations,” The Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting, 2021. SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS “What You Have Always Wanted to Know about Publishing a Peer-Reviewed Article but Have Been Too Afraid to Ask,” American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants Annual Forum. April 29, 2023. Omni Hotel, Louisville, KY. PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION 2022 Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting Article of the Year. “Fall Risk Prevention: A Comprehensive Endeavor,” Vol. 33, No. 4, Winter 2022. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSURE, AND ADDITIONAL SKILLS Board-Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) Bilingual Certified in English and Spanish California Registered Nurse License #845685 Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support Basic Cardiac Life Support Cheetah Nicom Noninvasive Monitoring System Superuser Glucometry Certified and Superuser Istat Certified and Superuser Managing Assaultive Behavior National Institute of Stroke Scale Certified Pediatrics Advanced Life Support Trauma Nursing Core Course Certified Ultrasound-Guided IV Placement Certified