Sandra is the founder, Lead Legal Nurse Consultant and coordinator of Krug Consulting, a Legal Nurse Consulting firm. She is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), and Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).
She has over 12 years of college education, including a Master’s degree in Nurse Anesthesia. She earned three national board certifications and numerous specialty certificates.
Sandra has over 27 years of clinical healthcare experience and education on a wide variety of healthcare and medical-legal specialties.
She and the Legal Nurse Consultant associates of Krug Consulting Firm can provide you insights into the workings of hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes, long-term acute care facilities, outpatient surgical centers, clinics, and doctor’s offices.
Sandra and her team understand, from hands-on experience, the complicated inner workings of the healthcare industry. Sandra is currently clinically active, working as a CRNA, so she is knowledgeable on the most recent healthcare trends and standards.
Her wide-ranging background of clinical experience includes analysis of medical records and training in medical-legal issues. Sandra brings her healthcare knowledge and clinical experience to healthcare related issues of your legal cases, acting as a vital connection between the legal and healthcare industries.
Medical Records Review & Organization
Sandra and her fellow Legal Nurse Consultants will work behind the scenes with those seemingly never-ending medical records. She has substantial experience in collecting relevant, credible resources for an in-depth evaluation. Sandra uses her diverse background to critically assess the healthcare information. She will identify those vital components sometimes overlooked by a nonclinical reviewer.
Applying her nursing experience, and network of professional contacts, she delivers you a full analysis and summary of your case. Sandra applies her understanding of nursing and healthcare issues to make your job easier, more efficient and more effective. She streamlines your caseload, saving you valuable time and resources.
“I can determine how facts in your case relate to current healthcare trends and policies. This enables me to provide timely appropriate opinions to move cases forward, well before your deadline.”
She informs you about the nursing aspects in relation to cases. I will improve your understanding of the intricacies of the problems involved in health, injury or illness related cases.
Expert Witness Support & Preparation
Sandra helps determine if further experts are necessary to your case, and, if so, she can identify the subjects which need their attention, minimizing additional costs to you. From her years in the healthcare industry, she has a vast network of healthcare and professional resources and contacts.
Memberships & Affiliations:
American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, AALNC and Greater Orlando, Tampa Bay and West Virginia Upper Ohio Valley local chapters (2019 President-Elect of WVUOV-AALNC Chapter, and 2020 President of the WVUOV-AALNC Chapter)
International and American Association of the Legal Nurse Industry, IAALNI
International Association of Forensic Nurses, IAFN
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, AORN
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, AANA
American Association of Respiratory Care, AARC
National Nurses in Business Association, NNBA
American College of Legal Medicine, ACLM
American Association of Critcal Care Nurses, AACN