About Me

Shufr0J_PortraitSimpleMy mission is to provide comprehensive, professional consulting services to the medical-legal community. I strive to provide clients with a detailed understanding of the medical aspects of their case, applying education and access to resources that deliver customized, creative solutions that support the litigation process. Legal Nurse Collaborative provides years of experience with medical record analysis and writing to produce a more polished, readable, and accurate legal nurse report that you will want to use.

Nursing Education & Experience:
I am a clinically active RN in Boston, Massachusetts with 30 years of diverse nursing experience.  I earned a Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Nursing Allied Health, and a Master’s Degree in Integrated Healthcare Management from Western Governor’s’s University.  I have a Graduate Certificate in Patient Quality and Safety from Southern New Hampshire University.  My practice areas include Surgical Intensive care (ICU) specializing in Open Heart recovery, Cardiac care unit (CCU), Cardiac Catheterization RN, and as a Plastic Surgery charge nurse in an office setting.  I  have practiced for the last 16 years as a PACU/ Recovery Room nurse at the Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital in Boston.
Clinical Certification:
I earned a certification in post anesthesia nursing (CPAN) from the American Board of Perianesthesia Nursing Certification.  I am currently certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).  I  have previous certifications in critical care as a CCRN, and also as an ACLS instructor.
Professional Associations and Committees:
I am a member of the American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) and Massachusetts component  (MASPAN) , and the  American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC).  I am  presently the Board Treasurer and Secretary of my local AALNC chapter.
Active member of the Pain Committee and Quality and Safety Committee where I conduct medical and policy reviews.
Professional Publications and Presentations:
2014 ASPAN National Conference presentation on “Celebrate Successful Practices”
Actively contributes to the Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Nurse newsletter and the MASPAN  Mayflower journal.