|Kathy Christopherson, RN, President and CEO, has been a practicing Registered Nurse for over 28 years and a Legal Nurse Consultant for over 15 years. Her clinical experience includes critical care/intensive care, emergency department, cardiac rehabilitation and nursing education. She remains active in teaching nurses and patient care technicians in the hospital setting and participates in orientation of new staff, credentialing and is an Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (CPR) instructor.
As a Legal Nurse Consultant, Kathy has been both an independent consultant and an in-house consultant, working for both plaintiff and defense attorneys throughout the southeast. She has been an expert witness on nursing issues as well as a fact witness for the medical record. She provides services to assist the attorney See List of Consulting Services. Kathy also provides valuable medical library and online literature research.
Kathy is a member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants and has served as the Atlanta Chapter Treasurer, Programs Director and is President-Elect for 2012. She is a member of the National Nurses in Business Association. She lectures to nurses on documentation issues. She has assisted attorney clients on medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability and worker’s compensation cases since 1996. 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.