Ms. Christopherson has been a Registered Nurse for 32 years and a Legal Nurse Consultant for over 19 years. Her clinical experience includes critical care, emergency department, cardiac rehabilitation and nursing education. She remains active in teaching nurses in the hospital setting and participates in orientation of new staff, credentialing and is an ACLS and CPR instructor.
As a Legal Nurse Consultant, Ms. Christopherson is an independent consultant who has worked for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. She has been an expert witness on nursing issues. She provides services which include the review and organization of medical records, defining standards of care, preparation of written reports and chronologies (CaseMap, TimeMap, Word, Excel), assisting with effective discovery, attendance of DME’s, depositions, or court proceedings and location of experts. She provides valuable medical library and online research through Medline, MDConsult, and other powerful research tools.
Ms. Christopherson has worked on medical malpractice, personal injury, worker’s compensation and products liability cases. As a nurse, she brings to the table a perspective gained only by working inside the medical field. By remaining active in the hospital setting, she is able to stay abreast of the changing healthcare environment.