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- Company: Expert Nurse Consulting, Inc.
- Phone: (909) 200-6586
Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness
General Specialties:Emergency Medicine and Nurse
Specialty Focus:Emergency Medicine, Emergency Department Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse Expert, Medical Chronology, Wrongful Death, Medical Records Review, Medication Errors, Trauma, Stroke, STEMI, Pediatric Emergency Nursing, COVID-19, Standards of Care, HIPPA, Sepsis, GSW, Festivals, Cosmetic, Aesthetic.
Education:BSN, Chamberlain University
Years in Practice:23
April Hernandez is a Board Certified Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Chamberlain University. Ms. Hernandez completed the Legal Nurse Consultant Training Certificate program at California State University Long Beach, and serves as a Nurse Expert for both plaintiff and defense cases. Ms. Hernandez has 23 years of diverse experience in direct patient care, staff supervision and department operations. She is skilled at multitasking, prioritizing patient needs and daily assignments. Ms. Hernandez has expertise in adult and pediatric emergency nursing, medical aesthetics and special event/festival nursing. She is a seasoned nursing professional with excellent communication skills, both written and oral. She is efficient in navigating and analyzing the Electronic Medical Record. Nurse April utilizes her experience as a bedside and charge nurse to review medical records and create chronologies for ease of medical record review. Meticulous and detail oriented, she will analyze and identify breaches in nursing standards of care and regulatory compliance. She will provide her expert opinion efficiently and accurately to help the legal team develop an informed understanding of the facts of the healthcare provided in medical cases. April has experience in all roles of an emergency department nurse including Charge Nurse, Mobile Intensive Care Nurse, Preceptor and Resource Nurse. Ms. Hernandez is also a highly skilled Aesthetic Nurse with 16 years of experience at a Medical Cosmetic Spa. She specializes in Filler and Neurotoxin Injections, as well as Laser Treatments, IV hydration Therapy and IV Vitamin Therapy. She has Advanced Training and Education in multiple Cosmetic and Aesthetic procedures including Sculptra. In addition to the emergency department and Medical Aesthetics environment, Nurse Hernandez has experience in Mass Gatherings and Music Festivals Events. In this specialty Nurse Hernandez has experience treating patients with a variety of ailments including drug overdoses, allergic reactions, severe dehydration and traumatic injuries. Holds current certifications in (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) ACLS, (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) PALS, (Basic Life Support) BLS, and (Certified Emergency Nurse) CEN. Specialty Areas: Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Department Nurse, Adult Emergency Nursing, Pediatric Emergency Nursing, Legal Nurse Consulting, Legal Nurse Consultant, Nurse Expert, Medical Chronology, Wrongful Death, Medical Records Review, Document examination, Medication Errors, Trauma Emergency, Stroke, Stroke Center, Tenecteplase (TNK), STEMI, Cardiac Arrest, Coronary Artery Disease, Pediatric Emergency Nursing, COVID-19, Standards of Care, HIPPA, Sepsis, GSW, Festivals, Cosmetic, Aesthetic, IV Hydration Therapy, IV Vitamin Therapy, Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Diabetes, Diabetic Keto Acidosis, (DKA), Document examination, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency medical toxicology, Gun Shot Wounds.