Nicole McCaughin, MSN, RNC, C-EFM, C-ONQS Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Phone: 925-785-4162
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Nurse and Obstetrics & Gynecology

Specialty Focus:

labor and delivery, labor and delivery nurse, obstetrics, high risk obstetrics, fetal monitoring, birth injury, nursing license defense

Education:

Masters of Science in Nursing, Western Governors University; Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Samuel Merritt College

Years in Practice:

21

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

5

Additional Information

Nicole McCaughin, MSN, RNC, C-EFM, C-ONQS Certified in Inpatient Obstetrics, Certified in External Fetal Monitoring, Certified in Obstetric and Neonatal Quality and Safety. Currently working as a bedside labor and delivery nurse, up to date on current practice. As well as bedside practice work as an adjunct faculty member teaching Women's Health at Ohlone Nursing College, Science Team Member for AWHONN, and Expert Practice Consultant for the Board of Registered Nursing. Published co-author of two Association of Women's Health and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) Evidenced Based Guidelines. Published position statement that was printed in the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing in March of 2020. Podium presentation at national AWHONN conference 2020. Synovia panelist speaker for the Joint Commission; meeting the measures symposium April 2021. Expert practice consultant and expert witness for the California Department of Consumer Affairs and the Board of Registered Nursing. Experienced in medical record review and summarization as well as creating timelines and writing reports for attorney review that clearly outline if the standard of care was breached. Experienced with depositions and trial testimony.