Kathleen Martin, RN, MSN, MPA, LNHA, CPHQ, WCC, HACP

Kathleen Martin, RN, MSN, MPA, LNHA, CPHQ, WCC, HACP

Kathleen Martin (sole)
5830 E. Bramble Berry Lane
Cave Creek , AZ 85331
Mobile: 862-253-5160
Office: 480-219-2434
Fax: 1

Ms. Kathleen Martin is a Health Care Administrator/past Director of Nursing with 25+ years of nursing experience; Lic NH Admin; Wound Care certified; specialties include General Nursing, Geriatric, Long Term Care, Personal Injury, Catastrophic injury, Assisted Living, Nursing Management, Medical, Nursing standards, Wound/Fall management, Regulatory Affairs (JCAHO/Dept. of Health), IVs, Restraints, Wounds care, Pain Management, Deaths, ER, Abuse/Neglect, Labor issues, Various Procedures, and Chart Documentation.
Certified-Wound Care
Certified-Accreditation, Healthcare

Case Review is completed in an efficient manner with a fairly rapid turn-around-time. Many references from very satisfied attorneys available from various parts of US.

See CV.

Areas of Expertise
  • Geriatrics
  • Legal Nurse Consultant
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Homes
  • Wound Care/Pressure Sores

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: MSN-Masters degree in Nursing, Seton Hall Univ.;

MPA-Masters degree in Public Administration
(Healthcare Administration)Seton Hall Univ;

Licensed Long Term Care Administrator;

Certified Prof in Health Care Quality: CPHQ

Certificates in Wound Care.

RN for 25 years; Management, Administration, Long Term Care/Nursing Home Administration
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: ANA-American Nurses' Assn.;
Health Care Assn of NJ {HCANJ};
American Assn. of Health Care Executives
Society of Long Term Care Administrators
American Medical Director's Assn.
National Assn of Healthcare Quality
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Clinical Nursing Topics: General Nursing/Geriatric Nursing/Patient Safety
Regulatory Readiness/Standards: Wound Care/Pressure Ulcers, Pain Management, Falls in Elderly;
Proper Medical Record Documentation/Critical Care/ER;
Performance Improvement;
Customer Service;
Nursing Documentation;
Many articles written on clinical nursing topics.
Book published by HC Pro, boston, 2004 for LTC Facility audience.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No.
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Minimum of 75 times. Deposition and trial experience.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Nursing, General: Falls, Wound Care, IVs, Restraints, Deaths, ER, Various Procedures, Chart Documentation, Abuse/neglect-LTC;

Hospital, Long Term Care, Assisted Living, Rehabilitation, Insurance companies.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 45%+-
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 55%+-
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: minimum of 55 times
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: December, 2012
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: approx. 35-40 times. 100% of time submitted to court.
Have never been deemed "not qualified".
Testified at trial: 8 x
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 8 times
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 18 years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Medical record review with fast turn-around-time;

Render opinion;

Write reports;

Deposition and trial support/testimony;

Literature search;

Assist attorney in deposition preparation of witnesses/defendants;

Organization of record and file for attorney.

Facility visits.

Trained extensively in Life Care Planning--have not done work in this area.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: 200./hr
Deposition $250/hr. within 4 hrs
$1,800/day for trial.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $200.
$1,400. retainer upon forwarding of 1st correspondence/medical record
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $250.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: 1,800./day. plus expenses (travel outside of metro area.)
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: travel, hotel,etc. in advance.
Others billed post: food, cabs, etc...
Deposition if 4 hrs and over=$300./hr


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