Miss Kathleen E. Surette is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC) Registered
Nurse who works in the legal field providing expert advice on medical legal cases.

 

Miss Kathleen E Surette is a highly skilled nursing professional with over 40 years experience FIND OUT MORE

CLNC-Legal Nurse Consultant completed at Vickie Milazzo Institute FIND OUT MORE

Kathleen skills and areas of expertise include nursing and independent contracting FIND OUT MORE

All attorneys want to win.

- Each attorney needs a COST EFFECTIVE medical resource/liaison;
- Each attorney needs a COMPETITIVE medical EDGE;
- That’s why each attorney NEEDS a CLNC!!!

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Miss Kathleen E Surette RN, BA, MSN, CNOR, CLNC. Kathleen is a highly skilled nursing professional with over 40 years experience in the clinical, managerial, and nursing education environments.

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Achievements

-CNOR
- ACLS Certification
- BLS certified
- BLS Instructor

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Professional Affiliations

- National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants (NACLNC)
- Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN)
- National Association of Professional Women (NAPW)

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Achievement Awards

  • 2014 Life Time Achievement Award from Pinnacle Professional Distinction & more.. Click to read more
WRONG SIDE SURGERY

CASE STUDY - WRONG SIDE SURGERY

    One day Mrs. G was admitted to the ambulatory surgery unit and was scheduled to have a Carpal Tunnel Surgery on her left hand. Read more of the story..

What are the issues to consider?
What did the Operating Room consent specify?
Was there a “Time Out” performed according to National Standards?
Was the correct side verified/marked prior to the beginning of surgery?

The Charges:

Performed surgery on the WRONG hand

The Verdict:

The patient was awarded economic damages for: 1) medical expenses, 2) lost wages and 3) lost earning capacity.

Certification:

VMI

Affiliated Charities:

American Heart Association