Nursing Expert Witnesses

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Nursing expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including geriatric nursing, pediatric nursing, psychiatric nursing, oncology nursing, and emergency nursing. Some of the most common specialties among nursing expert witnesses also include critical care nursing, forensic nursing, surgical nursing, obstetric and gynecological nursing, and community health nursing. They have provided opinions on the effects of medication errors, patient safety issues, standards of care, medical malpractice, and patient advocacy.

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Deanna Lynne Reising, DNP, FAAN, FNAP, RNView profile

ID: 364004

Dr. Deanna Lynne Reising, DNP, FAAN, FNAP, RN

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Indiana

Dr. Deanna L. Reising has 37 years of experience in Nursing. She earned her BS in Registered Nursing from Indiana University School of Nursing, her MS in Adult Health and Clinical Nurse Specialist from Purdue University Northwest, and her Ph.D. in Nursing Sciences from Indiana University Bloomington. Today, this expert is licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Indiana. Formerly, this...

Patient Care Ergonomics Expert WitnessView profile

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Patient Care Ergonomics Expert Witness

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Florida

This expert is a board certified professional ergonomist and an internationally recognized expert in patient care ergonomics. She provides safe patient handling and mobility (SPHM) consultation and training related to equipment requirements, safe patient handling techniques, program implementation and maintenance, ergonomic design in health care facilities, and cost/benefit analysis. She...

Diane Rae Kimball, APRN, BSN, MSN, RNView profile

ID: 751738

Ms. Diane Rae Kimball, APRN, BSN, MSN, RN

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Kansas

Ms. Diane R. Kimball has 25 years of experience in the field of Nursing. She earned her BSN from Emporia State University and her MSN in Family Practice from Wichita State University. Today, this expert is licensed as a Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the State of Kansas. Formerly, this expert served as an Admission Triage Supervisor and as a Charge Nurse in the...

Labor & Delivery Nursing Expert WitnessView profile

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Labor & Delivery Nursing Expert Witness

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Massachusetts

This qualified expert has over 10 years of experience as a registered nurse, specializing in labor and delivery, as well as critical care. She is licensed as a registered nurse in Massachusetts and earned her BS in business administration from Northeastern University before earning her BS in nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University. She holds certifications in basic life support, electronic...

Cedric Miguel Ojeda, APRN, FNP-BC, MSNView profile

ID: 1116731

Mr. Cedric Miguel Ojeda, APRN, FNP-BC, MSN

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Nevada

Mr. Cedric M. Ojeda has 9 years of experience in the field of Nursing. He earned his BSN from Nevada State College and his MSN from the UNLV School of Nursing. Today, this expert is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nursing Credentialing Center. Additionally, he is a licensed Registered Nurse and an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada....

Nurse Practitioner Expert WitnessView profile

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Nurse Practitioner Expert Witness

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Pennsylvania

This qualified nursing expert is a certified registered nurse practitioner and board certified in family practice. She received her AS in nursing from Gwynedd-Mercy College before earning both her BSN and MSN from La Salle University. She is active in her field as a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. She began her career at Graduate Hospital, serving as a staff nurse on the...

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Mark John Vanviegen, NPView profile

ID: 1719117

Mr. Mark John Vanviegen, NP

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Florida

Mr. Mark J. Vanviegen has 28 years of experience in Nursing. He earned his BSN from Florida International University and his MSN in Family Nurse Practitioner from Duke University. Today, this expert is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Emergency Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and licensed as a Nurse Practitioner in the state of Florida, North Carolina,...

Post-Anesthesia Care Nursing Expert WitnessView profile

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Post-Anesthesia Care Nursing Expert Witness

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Virginia

This qualified expert has over 20 years of experience in nursing, having work in critical care, step-down, medical-surgical, renal transplant, and, most recently, post-operative care. She graduate cum laude from Old Dominion University with her BS in nursing and is certified in perianesthesia nursing, advanced cardiovascular life support, basic life support, and pediatric advanced life support....

Miriam Lim Anderson, APRN, CNP, MSNView profile

ID: 1787533

Ms. Miriam Lim Anderson, APRN, CNP, MSN

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North Dakota

Ms. Miriam L. Anderson has three decades of experience in Nursing. She earned her BSN from North Dakota State University and her MSN from the University of Mary. Today, this expert is licensed as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and Registered Nurse in North Dakota and as a Registered Nurse and Certified Nursing Practitioner in Minnesota. Formerly, this expert served as a Family Nurse...

Nursing and Life Care Planning Expert WitnessView profile

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Nursing and Life Care Planning Expert Witness

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Arizona

This highly-qualified expert has over 20 years of experience in nursing and life care planning. She earned her BA in psychology and BSN at Mount Saint Mary College before earning her MSN from the University of Texas at Austin and her DNP from Northern Arizona University. She is certified as a nurse practitioner, an advanced forensic nurse, an emergency nurse, and a nurse life care planner. She is...

Fatmata Jalloh, ACNP, CNS, RNView profile

ID: 1791253

Mrs. Fatmata Jalloh, ACNP, CNS, RN

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South Carolina

Mrs. Fatmata Jalloh has over 17 years of experience in the field of Nursing. She earned her BSN from California State University Long Beach, her MSN from the University of California Los Angeles, and her ADN from Los Angeles Harbor College. Today, this expert is board certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and is licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Alaska and as an Advanced...

Nursing Expert WitnessView profile

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Nursing Expert Witness

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Michigan

This highly-qualified nursing expert has over 25 years of experience in the field. She earned her BSN from Lake Superior State University and her MSN in management and leadership from Walden University. She is a certified professional in patient safety and is active in her field as a member of several organizations, including the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses Association....

William Randolph Gause, ARNP, BSN, MSN, RNView profile

ID: 5640962

Mr. William Randolph Gause, ARNP, BSN, MSN, RN

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California

Mr. William Gause has over 25 years of experience in Correctional Nursing. He earned his ADN from Chaffey College, his BSN from California State University San Bernardino, and his MSN from Loma Linda University School of Nursing. Formerly, this expert served as a Sheriff's Nurse and In-service Educator at the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. Currently, he works as a Primary Care Nurse...

Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing Expert WitnessView profile

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Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing Expert Witness

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Illinois

This highly-qualified expert studied at the University of Illinois at Chicago, earning a BSN, a MS from the women's health care nurse practitioner program, and a PhD in nursing. She is a certified nurse-midwife, licensed as both an RN and an APRN, and active in her field as a member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives and the Illinois Society of Advance Practice Nursing. She formerly served...

Katherine A Kelly, DNP, RNView profile

ID: 6277082

Dr. Katherine A Kelly, DNP, RN

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California

Dr. Katherine A. Kelly has 43 years of experience in the field of Nursing. She earned her BSN from California State University, her MS from the University of Nevada Reno, and her DNP from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Today, this expert is licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of California. Formerly, this expert served as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner at Rideout Hospital...

Registered Nursing Expert WitnessView profile

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Registered Nursing Expert Witness

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North Carolina

This highly-qualified nursing expert earned her BA in communications from Indiana University Bloomington before earning her BSN from Indiana University South Bend. She then completed an internship in the pediatric intensive care unit at Lurie Children's Hospital. She is now a licensed registered nurse with 25 years of clinical experience and holds certifications in advanced cardiac life support...

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Richard John Gannotta, DHA, MBA, NPView profile

ID: 6893598

Dr. Richard John Gannotta, DHA, MBA, NP

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North Carolina

Dr. Richard J. Gannotta has 24 years of experience in Health Administration and Management. He earned his ADN from Broward College, his BSN from Florida International University, his MBA from Campbell University, and his DHA from the Medical University of South Carolina. Today, this expert is licensed as a Registered Nurse and as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of North Carolina and as a Nurse...

Julia SantucciView profile

ID: 30584

Julia Santucci

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North Carolina

This qualified expert is a licensed registered nurse with 17 years of nursing experience. She earned her AA in nursing from New Hampshire Community Technical College and her BS in nursing from Chamberlain University. She has held roles as a staff nurse, registered nurse, medical/surgical nurse, and quality improvement specialist at multiple hospitals and medical centers including Wentworth...

Kristen Ann Harris, NPView profile

ID: 115648

Ms. Kristen Ann Harris, NP

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Oregon

This well-qualified expert has over two decades of nursing experience. She received her BS and MS in nursing from Loma Linda University and the University of Portland, respectively, and an MBA in health care administration from Oregon Health Science University. She is a certified family nurse practitioner and a member of the Oregon Nurses Association and the Nurse Practitioners of Oregon....

Heather EvansView profile

ID: 279

Heather Evans

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Connecticut

This highly qualified expert is a licensed registered nurse, a certified lactation counselor, and is certified in maternal newborn nursing. She is active in her field as a member of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses, and she currently serves as the legislative coordinator for the Connecticut chapter of the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses. She has also...

Nursing Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a nursing expert witness in legal proceedings?

A nursing expert witness provides insight into standards of care, patient safety, and medical procedures. They can testify on whether these standards were met in a specific case.

In what types of cases might I need a nursing expert witness?

Nursing expert witnesses are often needed in medical malpractice cases, personal injury suits, wrongful death claims, and elder abuse cases.

What subspecialties exist within the field of nursing that an expert witness might specialize in?

Subspecialties include pediatric nursing, geriatric nursing, oncology nursing, critical care nursing, and more. Each can provide specialized knowledge for specific cases.

How can a nursing expert witness help in a case involving medication errors?

A nursing expert can explain proper medication administration protocols and identify if any deviations occurred that may have led to harm or injury.

Why is it important to hire a certified nurse as an expert witness?

Certified nurses have demonstrated expertise in their specialty through rigorous exams. Their certification lends credibility to their testimony and insights.

How does Expert Institute select its Nursing expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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