With 50 years of nursing experience, Pat Shaw brings extensive practical knowledge of emergency medicine, occupational medicine, primary care and diagnostic imaging. She began her nursing career as an emergency room nurse at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Indiana. Pat then transitioned into the administrative side of medicine, gaining extensive experience at national and regional hospitals and medical groups. Her roles included practice administrator at Gilbert Primary Care, director of Primary Care Practice and director of Diagnostic Imaging at Chandler Regional Hospital, healthcare administrator at MedPartners, occupational medicine supervisor at CIGNA Healthcare, director of St. Joseph’s Center for Business Health, business manager at Elkart Emergency Physicians, and emergency medical services coordinator at St. Mary’s Medical Center. While working as EMS coordinator at St. Mary’s, Pat was a Certified Emergency Nurse and served as an Instructor-Trainer with the Indiana State EMS System for the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS), and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) courses. She also served as an Instructor-Trainer at the University of Evansville for their Paramedic and EMT courses. She has worked as a legal nurse consultant for the past 15 years.
Drawing upon her extensive administrative and clinical nursing experience, Pat develops collaborative case strategies with the legal team. She is involved in medical liability matters from the beginning, identifying necessary medical records and reviewing all accompanying data, researching and interviewing expert witnesses, preparing and obtaining preliminary opinions, and preparing for trial with focused medical chronologies.
Professional Associations & Memberships
- American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC), Member
University of Phoenix, SHRM Certification Course, 1999
Arizona Registered Nurse License, 1992
University of Notre Dame, M.S.A, magna cum laude, 1990
Indiana Registered Nurse License, 1969 (inactive)
University of Evansville, B.S.N., cum laude, 1969