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Doug Mann LPN, LNC

Legal Nurse Consultant














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Resume of Qualifications
















Licensed Practical Nurse since 1991
 
EDUCATION
 
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
  • Practical Nursing Program, Honors Graduate, 3.51 GPA (1990)
  • Over 90 quarter credits completed by 1995, including all general education requirements for an AS /Nursing degree: General Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Pharmacology for nurses, Child Psychology, English composition, public speaking, etc., plus 'supervisory management' and other electives. 
  • GPA above 3.0 for AS/N general education requirements & for all courses. 
  • Legal Nurse Consulting (link to course description) 2005

Western Schools

  • Supervisory Skills for Nurses (30 contact hours) 1994
  • Nursing and Malpractice Risks: Understanding the law (30 contact hours) 1995
  • EKG Interpretation (10 contact hours) 1998
  • Diabetes Nursing Care: Overview and management (30 contact hours) 2002

Pediatric Home Services (2004)

  • Respiratory Assessment with Breath Sounds (2 contact hours)
  • Bronchial Drainage [skills] (1 contact hour)
  • Anatomy of a tracheostomy Tube (2 contact hours)
  • LP 10 ventillator (2 contact hours)
  • Continuous flow for the LP 10 (1 contact hour)
  • Auxiliary Equipment objectives (4 contact hours)
CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
  • 20 years experience providing direct patient care in nursing homes, hospitals and private homes (including experience as a nursing assistant and as a charge nurse).
  • Extensive experience caring for patients with complex needs and with patients diagnosed as having Insulin Dependent Diabetes, heart and lung diseases, dementias, and psychiatric disorders.
  • Over 9 years experience as a charge nurse / team leader in nursing homes, with overall responsibility for management of patient care, including care plan implementation and review; monthly review of medical charts; medical monitoring; documentation of health problems; communication with doctors, nursing personnel and families; medication administration; and monitoring the performance of other nursing personnel.

OTHER EXPERIENCE

  • Legal and Medical Research for an attorney, (occasional, part-time) 1992-1994 
  • Experience as a union shop steward, bargaining committee member, and greiver
  • Freelance news reporter: Pulse of the Twin Cities, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
  • K-12 Education, public policy advocacy, author of "Coleman Report"  (edited by University of Washington Faculty)
  • See writings

LANGUAGES

Spanish & French: Fluent reader, intermediate-level speaker / writer
















Employment History

Carefocus Corporation, St. Louis Park, MN 2004-2005 (18 months)

  • Primary care. In-home care of a ventilator dependent, Intensive Care Unit patient

Hayes Residence St. Paul, MN 2000-2003

  • Charge Nurse. A 40 bed board and care facility. A majority of clients had psychiatric diagnoses.

Twin City Linnea Home St. Paul, MN 1996-1999

  • Charge nurse. 70 bed board & care facility. Light nursing care.

Lynnhurst Health Care Center St. Paul, MN 1992-1995

  • Charge nurse. 76 bed nursing home. Light to very heavy nursing care.

Walker Methodist Health Center Minneapolis, MN 1991-1992

  • Staff nurse (Medication/Treatment, direct care, or charge) 11 nursing units, about 490 beds.

Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Minneapolis, MN 1990-1991 (6 months)

  • Graduate Practical Nurse (Primary care). Medical unit