Karen L Lefler, MSN/Ed, ARNP, NNP-BC, LNC Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: ACP Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC
  • Phone: (704) 254-8521
  • Cell: (704) 254-8521
  • Website: www.acp-lnc.com

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine and Nurse Practitioner

Keywords/Search Terms:

Newborn,HIE,brain inury,Birth Injury,bowel perforation,central line,Prematurity,low birth weight,umbilical catheter,PICC,sepsis,hypoglycemia,bilirubin,resuscitation,chest tube,intubation,arterial line,body cooling,home birth,respiratory failure,asphyxia,medication error,jaundice,encephalopathy


Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Georgetown Univerity; Masters of Science in Nursing/Certified educator, University of Phoenix; Legal Nurse Consultant, American Academy of Legal Nurse Consultants

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

38 years of experience in the field of Neonatology/Newborn Care of which the past 29 years as a Board-Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, primarily functioning in the maximum level of Neonatal Intensive Care Units (Level IV). Areas of expertise include EPI (Extremely Preterm Infants), brain injury (therapeutic hypothermia/body cooling), birth injury, infants with respiratory failure, congenital heart disease, neonatal resuscitation, pediatric/cardiothoracic surgical infants, ECMO (heart lung bypass) high-risk deliveries, routine newborn care, newborn developmental follow-up and neonatal transport