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Amy Cano, R.N.

R.N. Paralegal

Ms. Cano is a nurse paralegal with the firm. She assists the attorneys with all aspects of the medical aspects of the case. This includes medical literature research, organizing, summarizing and analyzing medical records and medical bills, preparation for medical expert witnesses, preparation of medical review panel evidence submissions, working with medical experts.

2006 - Associate of Science in Nursing - Delgado Charity School of Nursing;

2006-2008 - Registered Nurse, Lee Memorial Health System, Ft. Meyers, FL - Worked in a Neurology Step Down Unit. Worked closely with patients with brain and spinal cord injuries. Performed comprehensive patient assessments and organized care plans for patients.

2008-2009 - Registered Nurse, Ochsner Health System -Worked in ICU at the Kenner location. Worked closely with patients from Cardiac to Post-Operative Trauma. Completed full assessments, distributed medications, organized care plans. Worked many Code Blue situations. Worked closely with physicians, nurses, social work and case managers to help facilitate admits, transfers and discharges for patients.

2009-2011 - Registered Nurse Supervisor, LSU Healthcare Network- Supervisor over 20 medical assistants and LPN's. Triage nurse determining patient acuity and urgency. Also worked as a float nurse in clinics for family medicine, pediatrics, pulmonology, cardiology, OBGYN, neurology, vascular surgery, gastroenterology. Worked as head nurse in Neurosurgery Department for one year. Triaged patients scheduled for surgery, and care for patients post-operatively from neurosurgery. Worked as injection/IV nurse for Rheumatology Infusion room and performed all injections for Ophthalmology Department.

Certifications: First Responder, CPR, ACLS