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Profile: Timothy P. Luckett, BS RN CNOR CRNFA LNC

14171 Shepherd Drive
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739
Phone: 909-899-6700 Cell: 909-268-2126

Timothy P. Luckett is currently Nurse Administrator/Legal Nurse Consultant at Hallmark Surgical Center in San Bernardino, CA. 

He gives expert opinions and testimony in all types of medical malpractice cases for both defendants and plaintiffs. He has served as a circulating nurse, RR nurse, and as a registry nurse, in general surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery, gynecology, vascular and urology surgeries.

Mr. Luckett has given numerous laser safety lectures. He is a clinical assistant for the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Registered Nurse First Assist (RNFA) program held at various times throughout the year.

Education/Licenses

B.S. in Education and Nursing Degrees, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

EXPERIENCE:

Nurse Administrator/Legal Nurse Consultant, Hallmark Surgical Center, San Bernardino, CA (August 2010 - Present)

Director of Nursing/OR Supervisor/Legal Nurse Consultant, Surgery Center, Beverly Hills, CA  (February 2007 –2010)

Director of Nursing/OR Supervisor, Sterling Surgery Center, Pomona, CA, Los Angeles  (December 2002 – February 2007)

Director of Nursing/OR Supervisor, The Back Institute, Beverly Hills, CA (February 2000 – December, 2002)

Director of Nursing/OR Supervisor, Inland Valley Medical Center, Moreno Valley, CA  (June 1995 - January 2000)

Medical In-service Director, Surgical Lasers, Inc., Chicago, IL (January 1991 – June 1995)

Sales Associate, DePuy Orthopedic Company, Warsaw, IN (June 1983 - January 1990)

OR Nurse/Evening Supervisor, Midway Hospital Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA  (September 1980 – June 1983)

OR Supervisor and Director of Nursing, American Physicians Management Corporation  (September 1978 – October 1980)

RN, SICU, CCU, NICU, VA Hospital, La Jolla, CA  (May 1978 - September 1978)

RN, Neuro ICU, CCU and Surgery, City Hospital, St. Louis, MO (May 1977 - May 1978)

Graduate Assistant at Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO (September 1975 - May 1977)

PUBLICATIONS:

Co-author of "Contrast Disc Analysis and Mapping as a Prelude to Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy," International Interdiscal Therapy Society in Phoenix, AZ (May 26, 2001)

Co-author of ”Preparative Analysis for Precision Lumbar Endoscopic Disc Surgery,” International Neurosurgeons in San Diego, CA (September, 2001)
 
Co-author of “Diagnosis of Lumbar Disc Herniation Using MRI and Cat Scan Images,” International Interdiscal Therapy Society, Beijing, China (May, 2001)

Co-author of “Paramedian Small Endoscopic Delivery of L-5-S1 Free Fragments,” presented at the International Interdiscal Therapy Society, August 2004. Seoul, South Korea.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSING:
  • RN licenses: MO, IN, CA, FL, NY
  • Certifications: BCLS and ACLS
  • CNOR Certification 2009 – 2014; CRNFA 2009 – 2014
  • RNFA course completed at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA), CRNFA (Certified as a Registered Nurse First Assistant), certified CNOR, (Certified Nurse Operating Room)
Course certified in the use and safety of the CO2 laser, Nd:YAG laser, Copper Vapor Laser, Q-switched Nd:YAG laser, Q-switched KTP (532) laser, and the Alexandrite laser.

ORGANIZATIONS:
AORN (Association of Operating Room Nurses)
ASLMS (American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery)

Mr. Luckett's company, Vast Enterprises, LLC., Inc., is provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number 11202. 

  • Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC) in all 50 states
  • Legal Nurse Consultant for the California Board of Registered Nursing
  • Licensed Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Manager of Discharge Planning and Quality Assurance
  • Hospital Nursing Supervisor
  • Electrocardiograph Technician (EKG)
  • Continuing Education Provider by the Board of Nursing (BRN CEP)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
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Area(s) of Expertise

  • Operating Room Protocol, Policy and Procedures
  • Recovery Room Protocol, Policy and Procedures
  • Nursing
  • Hospital Procedures
  • Standards of Care
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pre-operative Care
  • Post-operative Care
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Outpatient Procedures
  • Scopic Surgery
  • Laser Safety
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Anatomy
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Bedsores
  • Cardiovascular
  • Cellulitis
  • Critical Care
  • Drugs and Narcotics
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Head Injury
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Hospital Records
  • Hospitals
  • Legal Nurse Consultant
  • Medical Records
  • Medical Review
  • Medical-Legal Issues
  • Medicare
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis
  • Nurse
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Home
  • Obstetrics
  • Pain Management
  • Patient Rights
  • Personal Injury
  • Quality Assurance
  • Wrongful Death
  • Knowledge of the Regulations for Ambulatory/Outpatient Surgery Centers (JCAHO, AAAHC, AAAASF. CMS (MEDICARE), IMQ, etc.)