Mary Ellen Bouve, RN, BSN, CCRN-N Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Nurse and Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine

Specialty Focus:

Neonatal Nurse, NICU Nurse, Pediatrics, Prematurity, Birth Injury, HIE (Hypoxic Ischemic Injury), NEC (necrotizing enterocolitis), BPD (bronchopulmonary dysplasia), Pre-Op and Post-op Care, Sepsis, Tracheostomies, Ventilators, Central Lines, IV complications, Wound Care, Home Care

Education:

Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, Framingham State University; Chamberlain University ; Associate's of Science in Nursing, Massachusetts Bay College

Years in Practice:

21

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

1

Additional Information

15 years as a Neonatal ICU (NICU) nurse in a Level IV NICU (birth to 8 months) at a Harvard Medical teaching hospital. Actively at the bedside. Neonatal critical care certification. Experience with most medical and surgical diagnoses, including (but not limited to): birth injury, prematurity, necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), chronic lung disease (CLD), bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), IV infiltration/extravasation, wound care, abdominal wall defects, esophageal atresia, cardiac defects, neurologic disorders, metabolic disorders, rare genetic disorders, and multi system failure. Routinely care for patients on multiple modes of ventilation, and/or with tracheostomies, chest tubes, gastric tubes, and central lines. Post anesthesia care (PACU). Discharge planning and education. Home visits post discharge. Cell #774.284.0244.