Keli R Heskett, RN, BSN, CEN, Expert Witness


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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Focus:

Forensic Nurse, Emergency Room Nurse, Legal Nurse Consultant, ED Nurse Expert, ER Nurse Expert, ED Medical Records Review, ER Triage, ED Triage, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Medication Errors, Trauma, Stroke, STEMI, Pediatric Emergency Nursing, Travel Nursing, COVID-19, Standards of Care


Bachelors of Science - Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center; Associates of Science - Nursing, Eastern Arizona University; Bachelors of Science - Nursing, Northern Arizona University; Masters of Nursing - Forensics, Aspen University

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Keli Heskett is a member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Emergency Nurses Association, International Association of Forensic Nursing, Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association, and Greater Orlando and West Virginia Chapters of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants. She has over 12 years of experience and expertise in adult and pediatric nursing and an additional 15 years in healthcare. She has proven herself in various Emergency Department settings, from rural, critical access facilities to several Level One Trauma Centers; specializing in Stroke and Cardiac care. She recently accepted a position as an Assistant Professor in a Nursing program, instilling her vast knowledge of emergency medicine and critical care in the next generation of nurses. Additionally, she has experience in Flight Nursing, Clinical Informatics, and an additional Bachelor of Science (Clinical Laboratory Sciences), and will complete her Masters in Forensic Nursing in Aug. 2022, all of which allow her to evaluate complex cases and effectively communicate the subtle nuisances of the case. Her favorite cases to evaluate are complex Traumatic Brain Injury cases, as this is an area in medicine she feels passionately about. She holds current certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS, and TNCC and is a CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse).