phone: 801-944-4232
email: info@shoaflnc.com

Shoaf & Associates, Inc.

Legal Nurse Consultants


JERRILYNN B. SHOAF, AD, RN

14 Bobcat Road, Belton, Texas 76513
Phone: (254) 780-1744
www.shoaflnc.com     jerri@shoaflnc.com

PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY

Associate of Shoaf and Associates, Inc., providing professional legal nurse consulting to the medical and legal communities. Shoaf and Associates serves as a premier resource for health care delivery, research, assessment, and analysis. Over ten years of professional experience in nursing with an expertise in cardiac and surgical intensive care.

AREAS OF EFFECTIVENESS

Research: Strong background in literature and library searches, verification of policies and procedures, and standards of care.
Legal Consulting: Dedicated to extensive and precise medical chart review, summarization, and analysis.
Expert Witness: Qualified as an expert in cardiac critical care.
Teaching/Speaking: Experience with a wide range of presentation topics in a variety of settings involving nursing students and different levels of hospital personnel as well a management and medical professionals.
Planning/Organizing: Exceptionally organized in resolving problems, prioritizing and meeting deadlines.
Knowledge Base: Strong clinical background. Extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology. In-depth understanding of medical protocols and outcomes.

EDUCATION
  • Associate of Science, Nursing 1985, Central Texas College
  • CCRN Certification Adult Critical-Care Nursing 1993-1999
  • Mastering 12-Lead EKG 1994
  • Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Myocardial Infarction 1994
  • Primary Care Cardiology: What’s New 1994
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support 1989-1999

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

1986 to 1996: Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Temple, Texas

  • Staff Nurse II Cardiac Critical Care
  • Head Preceptor - Cardiac Care
  • Nurse Intern Teacher - Congestive Heart Failure
1985 to 1986: Olin Teague Veterans Hospital
  • Staff Nurse Post-Op Surgical
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • Texas League of Nurses
  • National League of Nurses
  • Policies and Procedures Advisory Committee, Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
  • Texas Registered Nurse
  • AACN Adult Critical-Care Nursing
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
SELECTED PRESENTATIONS
  • Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure, Nursing Intern Program 1991-1996
  • Efficacy of Normal Saline vs. Heparin in Peripheral IV Sites, University of Texas School of Nursing; Olin Teague Veterans Center
  • Published Research Study, APPLIED NURSING RESEARCH, Feb 1992, “Efficacy of Normal Saline Injection With and Without Heparin for Maintaining Intermittent Intravenous Sites
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
  • Volunteer - Central Texas Hospice Association
  • Central Texas Sportsman’s Club