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 Expert  724815

Expert in Obstetrics, Labor and Delivery, Fetal Monitoring, Forensic Council, Chart Audits

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Florida (FL)
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Summary of Expertise:

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She has loved her work in labor and delivery for the past 20 years. She has obtained the certification for inpatient obstetrical nursing from the National Certification Corp., and will be sitting for her exam as Certified in Electronic Fetal Monitoring, a subspecialty. She teaches a quarterly course to new nurses employed in her area (mandatory attendance for completion of their orientation) in labor support techniques. She also orients new nurses, residents, and interns to labor and delivery on a frequent basis. For the last 12 1/2 years she has worked in a high-risk setting, enjoying the challenges that come with management of patients with diabetes, PIH, and dysfunctional social issues.



fetal medicine


legal nursing


fetal monitoring


electronic fetal monitoring



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Tallahassee, Florida;  Dothan, Alabama;  and Albany, Georgia.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1983   AS   Nursing   Daytona Beach Community College   Cum Laude
1974   GN   Practical Nursing   Brewster Adult Tech  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2005 to


Expert's Firm





Forensic counselor, litigation support as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant.

1996 to


Expert's Firm


Labor and Delivery




Bedside nursing for high-risk unit, labor and delivery management. Operating room, recovery room, and triage responsibilities.

1996 to 1999





Owner, Originator


Prepared Childbirth Class taught through aerobics, weight training and intensive conditioning. Proven to have lowered medical and invasive procedures during labor and delivery in local community.

1994 to 1996


Memorial Hospital


Ormond Birth Care Center




On Board for assist in design and layout of new facility. Assisted in writing, and implementing Policy and Procedure Manual. Staff RN in Labor and Delivery, frequent Charge Nurse capacity. Average census 100 deliveries/month. LDRP with cross training for Level 1 Nursery, OR, including first assist scrub/circulator. Childbirth Educator for prepared childbirth classes in the community, including family teaching for repeat cesarean deliveries, sibling classes.

1989 to 1994


Ormond Memorial Hospital


Intensive Surgical/Coronary Care


Staff Nurse


1:1 recovery and management of post open heart cases, as well as other surgeries requiring critical care.

1979 to 1989


West Volusia Memorial Hospital


Surgical Intensive/Coronary Care Unit


Staff Nurse


Obtained knowledge of EKG monitoring and interpretation. Assist with Emergency Transport via Ambulance/Helicopter to Orlando for cardiac stabilization. Staff Nurse x5 years in Labor and Delivery/Recovery,Triage assessment, Level 1 Nursery

1976 to 1979


Veteran's Administration Hospital


Intensive Surgical Unit


Staff Nurse


Recovery and Management of post open heart, craniotomy, renal transplant, neurological, and spinal cord injury patients. Provided pre and post-op teaching and tours for open heart patients and families.

1974 to 1975


Cambridge Convalescent Center


Nursing Home Facility


Staff Nurse


Supervised nursing assistants in patient care for approximately 25 residents, passed all medications, performed all treatments necessary within scope of practice.

Career Accomplishments:

American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants; Association of Women's Health Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses; The Association of Nurse Attorneys; American Association of Nurses; Florida Nurse Association



Professional Appointments

Pain Liaison for TMH


Level 5 Expert Level Nurse @ TMH

Publications and Patents Summary

Tallahassee Magazine - OB fitness; Win the Baby Fat War - OB fitness

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Shoulder Dystocia
  • Missed Placental Abruption
  • 4th Degree Laceration During Delivery
  • Shoulder Dystocia
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
She has been deposed as an expert in OB. She has 3 cases open, 3 cases settled.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Legal nurse expert for consulting on High risk OB and perinatologist issues.
  • Rn expert labor & delivery for consulting on Labor & Delivery.
  • Labor delivery nurse expert ga for consulting on missed internal bleeding of 38 week pregnant patient.
  • Labor and delivery nurse expert needed for consulting.
  • Labor and delivery nurse expert for consulting on still born child medical malpractice lawsuit.
  • Nursing expert labor and delivery for consulting on interpretation of EFM strips.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   She is Cuban

Additional Skills and Services:

"Mighty Moms" exerecise for pregnancy; "Mama Caliente" Spanish for the OB healthcare professional

Other Skills and Services

Legal Nurse Consultant- Certified in 2005; RNC- Certified in OB; ACLS- Advanced Cardiac Life Support; NRP- Neonatal Resuscitation; BLS- Basic Life Support


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