Diane S Wrigley & Rosale Lobo
DIANE S. WRIGLEY, BS, PA-C
Diane S. Wrigley currently works in family practice and emergency room settings in Maine's mid-coast hospitals. A Physician Assistant for 27 years, she has seen all ages from the young pediatric patients to the very elderly patients. Her clinical experience includes preventative health care as well as managing acute problems and chronic illnesses. Diane's years in a broad-based family medicine practice prepared her for being the provider in a 15-bed coastal hospital ER. Her responsibilities included being the house officer for the in-patients as well as taking calls for five out-lying family medicine practices after hours. She is also an adjunct faculty at the University of New England Physician Assistant program lecturing and precepting PA students in a rural health care rotation and has been a lecturer in the Ship's Medicine Course at the Maine Maritime Academy where she trained ship medical officers to render medical aid when out to sea.
Diane's current practice is in a rural setting where critical thinking skills and strong physical assessment evaluations are required. Diane's strategies and techniques have systematically and comprehensively improved patient outcomes.
Financial: Diane S. Wrigley is receiving a fee for speaking at today's educational activity.
Nonfinancial: Diane S. Wrigley has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
ROSALE LOBO, PHD(C), MSN, RN, CNS, LNCC
Rosale Lobo has 30 years of combined experience as a direct care nurse, faculty, administrator, and legal nurse consultant. Rosale is a staff nurse at a large teaching hospital in Connecticut and serves as clinical faculty at Southern Connecticut State University. She began working with attorneys in North Carolina and expanded her independent legal nurse consulting practice to New York, Georgia, Colorado, and Connecticut. Plaintiff medical malpractice attorneys have utilized her expertise as both an expert witness and a "behind-the-scenes" consultant.
Rosale is a BSN graduate from Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York (1986) and she graduated magna cum laude with her master's degree from Hunter College, New York. Rosale currently attends Walden University in the School of Public Policy and Healthcare Administration, completing her dissertation research on Nursing Documentation Policy. Rosale is the author of Guilty or Innocent, Protecting Your License Through Proper Nursing Documentation (PHC Publishing Group, 2012). She is a member of the American Nurses Association, American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, past educational board member for the Connecticut Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, and the American Society of Public Administration.
Financial: Rosale Lobo is an Adjunct Clinical Faculty for Southern Connecticut State University and Gateway Community College. She receives royalties as an author for PESI Publishing & Media. Ms. Lobo receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Rosale Lobo has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.