Thursday, January 6, 2011

Georgia Nurse Entrepreneurs, Nurse Owned Businesses

Rhonda K. Alfredson RN CLNC CRRN CCM COHN, Georgia Legal Nurse Consultants:"Discovery Partners provides a multitude of comprehensive nurse consulting services to attorneys, small and large businesses, and insurance companies. Services include Legal Nurse Consulting (med. mal, PI, WC, toxic torts, fraud, soc. security, PL, criminal, gen. negligence) , Disability and Workers' Compensation Case Management, Hearing Conservation Program Consultation and Administration, Ergonomics Consultations, Occupational Health Services Consultation, Medical/Health Related Educational offerings, as well as other consultative and support services."
P.O. Box 555
Conyers, Georgia 30012
Phone number: 770-602-4531


Liz Buddenhagen - Principal, Buddenhagen & Associates:"Liz Buddenhagen, RN, CLNC, reviews OB/GYN cases. Buddenhagen has recent experience working clinically on a gynecology and urology medical surgical hospital unit. Patient populations included women with ectopic pregnancies, threatened abortions, fetal demise, pregnant women with kidney stones and other medical surgical issues, vaginal and abdominal hysterectomies, pregnant women with hyperemesis, pelvic inflammatory disease and many other OB/GYN issues that required working with the labor and delivery, neonatal ICU and maternity or family care units as well as the emergency room, operating room and post anesthesia recovery.
In the past Buddenhagen has worked in a neonatal intensive care (NICU) providing direct care to neonates and their families, attending high risk vaginal deliveries and C-sections to include care of the infant and coordination with the labor and delivery and maternity/family care nurses and doctors."
Buddenhagen & Associates, Atlanta Legal Nurse Consultant
Phone: 770-725-2997 - Email:
Fax: 770-725-4037
112 Woodbrook Avenue, Bogart, Georgia 30622-1538
Wordpress Blog:

Category: Nurses, Social Networks, Social Media,


Elizabeth Jackson, Nursing Newsletters:" A nursing newsletter offering stress reduction tips, time saving recipes, a forum for nurses to vent, share views and solve problems."


Dorothy Lowry, RN, Wild Women Sewing Consortium, Georgia Nurse Entrepreneurs:
Gifts For Nurses, Accessories, Custom Embroidery, Logo items


Tracy McClelland, RN, MSN, Ycarte Health Career Center, Georgia Nursing Entrepreneurs:"Opening doors to the Nursing Profession is our primary concern. We are a nursing tutorial facility designed to assist our community by training healthcare professions with the most updated nursing information and training equipment. We focus on assisting individuals who want to advance in the healthcare profession, or begin with an entry level into healthcare. Our goal is to bring education to you in a comfortable non-threatening environment that allows for learning. Whether you are new to healthcare or desire to advance in this profession, we can provide you with the training you need."
Tracy McClelland, RN, MSN, Ycarte Health Career Center
North Pointe Plaza
1214 North Peterson Ave. Suite P
Douglas, GA 31533
Phone: (912) 384-8680
Fax: (912) 384-4390

Categories: ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
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Continuing Education Provider
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EKG Technician (New Class)
Georgia Nurse Entrepreneurs, Nurse Owned Businesses
Geriatrics Nurses
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Motivational Workshops
NCLEX-Reviews for RN's & LPNs
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Nurses
Nurse Aid Training Provider
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Nursing Workshops for CE hours
Operating Room (OR)
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Nursing
Pediatrics Nurses
Professional Nurse
Public Speaker
Remediation NCLEX Review (One- on- One)


Renee A. Miller, RN, MSN, Nurse Consultant, Georgia



Carson Legal Nurse Consultant:"To analyze the given data, offer an educated opinion, and supply information related to a medical malpractice case or issue based on my expertise in health, law and to use my knowledge as an expert witness that reflects the highest amount of professionalism, integrity, and ethics providing privacy and confidentiality."
Marie Carson, RN
Master's Health Law
P O Box 384
Smyrna, GA 30081
678 548 3579


Kathy Christopherson, RN, President and CEO, Critical Consults, Inc.:"Kathy Christopherson, RN, President and CEO, has been a practicing Registered Nurse for over 26 years and a Legal Nurse Consultant for over 13 years. Her clinical experience includes critical care/intensive care, emergency department, cardiac rehabilitation and nursing education. She remains active in teaching nurses and patient care technicians in the hospital setting and participates in orientation of new staff, credentialing and is an Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (CPR) instructor. As a Legal Nurse Consultant, Kathy has been both an independent consultant and an in-house consultant, working for both plaintiff and defense attorneys throughout the southeast. She has been an expert witness on nursing issues as well as a fact witness for the medical record. She provides services to assist the attorney See List of Consulting Services. Kathy also provides valuable medical library and online literature research."
Greater Atlanta Area

Kathy Christopherson, RN, Bryan M. Pulliam, LLC:"Ms. Christopherson has over 23 years of nursing and hospital experience. She has worked in the areas of critical care, rehabilitation and nursing education. Ms. Christopherson has been doing legal consulting for lawyers–both plaintiff and defense–for more than 10 years. Ms. Christopherson has also served as an expert witness for both plaintiff and defense lawyers. Ms. Christopherson is also a member of The American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants."

Kathy Christopherson, RN, Linked-In Profile


Beverly Cole, RN, NACC, CLNC:"A legal nurse consultant is a Registered Nurse who, by virtue of specialization and expertise, provides her/his clients with qualified opinions based on standards of care, interpretation of medical records, research, and experience in healthcare on medical-legal issues."

    Beverly Cole, RN, NACC, CLNC
    Legal Nurse Consultant
    P.O. Box 507 Snellville, GA 30078
    770-466-8583 email address:


    Dawn Williams LNC Consulting, Inc.
    Dawn E. Williams, BSN, RN, LNCC
    4116 Westchester Crossing, Roswell GA 30075
    Office phone: 770-643-4975
    Fax: 770-643-4902
    E-Mail Address:


    ET Consulting:"ET Consulting was established in 1999 with a focus on medical malpractice, personal injury and other health related litigation. Serving both plaintiff and defense, ET Consulting has assisted in case screening as well as in the role of testifying expert. Eleanor Toney has over 20 years experience in the practice of nursing. She has worked in a variety of critical care units such as open heart surgical units and general medical units, as well as on the general medical surgical units. She has also functioned as a nurse educator in the role of staff development and as an assistant professor in institutions of higher education."
    ET Consulting.
    1633 Stone Meadow Road, Milledgeville, GA 31061
    Telephone 478-454-6568
    FAX 478-445-5290


    Holistic Nursing Institute:"The mission of the Holistic Nursing Institute (HNI) is to facilitate the process of integrating body, mind, and spirit into one's personal and professional life."
    PO Box 1276
    Tucker, GA 30085-1276
    Irene Wade Belcher:
    TEL: 770-939-1945
    Fax: 215-895-9993


    Katie Morales, RN, C, LNC, BSN, DisceRNment, LLC:"Why Choose DisceRNment, LLC? As we enter our fifth year serving Georgia's legal community, DisceRNment, LLC thanks you for helping us grow into your Southeast legal nurse consulting choice. DisceRNment, LLC saves attorneys time, money, and effort."
    P.O. Box 2002
    Ellijay, Ga. 30540
    706 636 5276 (Phone)
    706 889 2915 (cell)
    Email Info@DisceRNment.Biz

    Category: Georgia Legal Nurse Consultants, Georgia Nurse Entrepreneurs, Georgia Nurses


    Oakes and Oakes Consulting:"Welcome to the home page of Oakes and Oakes Consulting Barry and Marilyn Oakes! We offer many rehabilitation, industrial safety consultation and training services. We hope you'll get to know us!"
    P.O. Box 160238, Atlanta, GA 30316
    Telephone 404-627.2004
    FAX 404-506.9067
    Electronic mail:


    Riggs Consulting:"Elizabeth W. Riggs is a Registered Nurse, a Certified Nurse-Midwife with over 25 years experience in nursing and health care delivery systems, and a Legal Nurse Consultant. She received her Ph.D. in Family and Community Nursing from Georgia State University. Her certification in Legal Nurse Consulting is through the Medical-Legal Consulting Institute, Inc. Dr. Riggs possesses a unique, strong background in health science fields including experience in clinical, academic, teaching, public (community) health, research, legal nurse consulting, and nursing informatics (computer) areas. She possesses strong analytical skills, creativity, research skills and resourcefulness, and can understand and address your needs in a timely and cost- effective manner."
    718 Dogwood Dr. Lawrenceville, GA 30045
    Phone 678-985-4366 (Eastern time zone) Fax 678-377-1860


    Scribbidy Scrubs:"Welcome to Scribbidy Scrubs - The Site Where You Can Buy Cheap or Discount Nursing Scrubs, Medical Uniforms and Lab Coats. Whether You're in the Medical, Nursing, Dental Hygienist, or Veterinary Health Field, We Have the Latest Scrubs Fashions and Lowest Prices, with Several Styles, Colors, and Prints to Choose From.", 347 Woodland Rd. Cairo, GA 39827
    Phone: (850)491-1653 ********Orders May Be Placed By Using This Number********
    Fax: (404) 393-9455


    Southern Medical Consultants:"Southern Medical Consultants are available at all times. We offer professional medical-legal consulting services to assist you in all of your medical related cases. We also offer a "rush" medical records screening with a verbal report at our rush fee. If you are ready to make a decision to improve your medical related cases, and expand your practice by utilizing our services to save yourself time and money contact us now."
    Southern Medical Consultants
    7000 Old Groveland Road Pembroke, GA 31321
    Phone and Fax: (912) 839-4079,


    Greg Stocks CRNA REMT-P ARNP, Stocks & Associates Inc.:"Medical-Legal Consulting, Providing high quality, cost effective Legal Nurse Consulting Services based on 17 years clinical experience including Anesthesiology. Specializing in medical malpractice, product liability, toxic torts, workmans comp and much more. Expert in trauma and pre-hospital care. Academic background along with work in the private sector. Providing Nationwide Services."
    Greg Stocks CRNA REMT-P ARNP
    Atlanta, Ga.


    TLC Nursing Services:"Welcome! Since 1990, TLC Nursing Services has been one of the fastest growing providers of temporary healthcare staff in the industry. Our Corporate office is located in Blue Ridge, Georgia, with offices opening around the country. We provide Registered Nurses and other healthcare professionals in hospitals and managed care programs both locally and throughout the United States. Whether you are the healthcare employer looking for effective staffing solutions, or a healthcare professional looking for an exicting new career, we can help by matching the specific needs of the employer with one of the many professionals we have enrolled with our company."
    TLC Nursing Services, Inc.
    5850 Appalachian Highway
    Suite 12
    Blue Ridge, GA 30513
    Telephone 800-823-7650
    Fax 800-811-8350


    See also: Georgia Nurses, Georgia Management Nursing Jobs, Georgia Schools of Nursing

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    Georgia Education: Categories: Georgia Colleges & Universities, Georgia Business Schools, Georgia Law Schools

    Georgia Schools, Colleges, Universities: Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Georgia, Georgia State University, Georgia Southern University, Georgia State University College of Law, North Georgia College and State University, West Georgia College, Georgia College & State University, Georgia College & State University -- The J. Whitney Bunting School of Business, State University of West Georgia, University of Georgia School of Law, Georgia Institute of Technology -- DuPree School of Management, Georgia State University -- J. Mack Robinson College of Business, State University of West Georgia -- Richards College of Business, University of Georgia -- Terry College of Business

    Georgia State Board of Nursing:"The Georgia Board of Nursing consists of eight members appointed by the Governor and is responsible for the regulation of 85,000 registered professional nurses and 4,500 advanced practice registered nurses. The Board is comprised of seven registered professional nurses and an eighth consumer member. As part of their responsibilities, board members develop rules and regulations that set the standards for nursing practice and education, provide the minimum qualifications for licensure, and ensure that disciplinary process is implemented in a fashion that guarantees due process and public protection. The Board meets for three days every other month.
    237 Coliseum Drive Macon, GA 31217-3858 478.207.1640,

    Nursing Associations: Georgia Nurses Association:"Founded nearly a century ago for the purpose of uniting our profession, GNA is the state's largest professional nursing association for registered nurses in all practice settings. GNA has provided enormous support to advance the profession as a whole and nurses as individuals. Because the health care arena is in a continuing state of flux, nurses must speak with a collective voice. GNA is positioned to advocate for you while you advocate for your patients. Linked together, we can ensure nursing's agenda is heard in every arena"
    3032 Briarcliff Road Atlanta, GA., 30329-2655 Tel.(404) 325-5536 Fax. (404) 325-0407 E-mail:

    Homecare, Home Health:

    Georgia Home Care Association Inc. (GAHCA):"The Georgia Home Care Association Inc. (GAHCA) is a non-profit organization. Its member firms provide; Nursing, Personal Care and Companion/Sitter Services to individuals in their Private Residences (Home Care), and also supply Nurses and other Health Care Trained persons to a wide range of Health Care Facilties (for Staffing). GAHCA, is the only organization representing the Private Home Care Industry in Georgia, and since its beginning in 1990, it has been pivotal in advancing the well being of Georgia consumers needing Home Care Services, while continuing to offer diverse resources, educational, and professional development opportunities to its member firms. GAHCA was responsible for passage of the Private Home Care Provider Licensing Legislation under which its members are licensed by the State of Georgia, because we believe that providing the consumer with Good Service, is Good Business!"
    Georgia Home Care Association 168 N. Johnston Street, Suite 304 Dallas, Georgia 30132 Phone 770-445-3180 ext. 32 Fax 770-445-3893

    Georgia Nursing Jobs, Nursing Agencies:

    TLC Nursing Services:"Welcome! Since 1990, TLC Nursing Services has been one of the fastest growing providers of temporary healthcare staff in the industry. Our Corporate office is located in Blue Ridge, Georgia, with offices opening around the country. We provide Registered Nurses and other healthcare professionals in hospitals and managed care programs both locally and throughout the United States. Whether you are the healthcare employer looking for effective staffing solutions, or a healthcare professional looking for an exicting new career, we can help by matching the specific needs of the employer with one of the many professionals we have enrolled with our company."
    TLC Nursing Services, Inc. 5850 Appalachian Highway Suite 12 Blue Ridge, GA 30513 Telephone 800-823-7650 Fax 800-811-8350

    Georgia Nursing News:

    Nov. 2, 2000: Georgia Nurses Association and Present State's Highest Nursing Honor:""The Georgia Nurses Association, along with, a company (NASDAQ: HHNT) and the leading healthcare recruiting site on the Internet, awarded the state's highest honor for distinguished service to Mary Long, RN, group vice president special projects with the Arthritis Foundation. "With 80,000 registered nurses in the state, the Association found many deserving of recognition, but Mary Long, RN, continuously rises above and beyond the call of duty," said Debbie Hatmaker, PhD, RN, president of the Georgia Nurses Association. Long has also served as Second Vice President, American Nurses Association, and on the Board of Trustees for the American Nurses Foundation and as president of the Georgia Nurses Association and the Georgia Nurses Foundation. Long started her career at Grady Memorial Hospital as a staff nurse in Ambulatory Care, becoming charge nurse and later Director, Community Health/Central Referral. She was the first Black elected President of the Georgia Nurses Association, the first minority Chairperson for Georgia Nurses (GNA) Political Action"

    HB 1655 - Nursing homes; registered nurses pronounce death, Georgia House of Representatives - 1995/1996 Sessions:"When a patient dies in any facility classified as a nursing home by the department and operating under a permit issued by the department, a physician's assistant or a registered professional nurse licensed in this state and employed by such nursing home at the time of apparent death of such person, in the absence of a physician, may make the determination and pronouncement of the death of said patient; provided, however, that, when said patient is a registered organ donor, only a physician may make the determination or pronouncement of death; provided, further, that when it appears that a patient died from other than natural causes, only a physician may make the determination or pronouncement of death. Such determination or pronouncement shall be made in writing on a form approved by the department." is a networking and resource directory for Nurse-Owned businesses and nurses looking for an alternative to working at the bedside.

    If you explore the site a bit, you'll find profiles of hundreds of nurse entrepreneurs around the country. We encourage you to browse around, find a business category you are interested in, then contact the nurse directly. We're available for questions as well. This website is Owned-Operated by Andrew Lopez, RN a Medical/Surgical/Telemetry nurse.

    Has your Nurse-owned business been written up in the news? Do you send out a newsletter or regular press releases? We'd like to hear about it!

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    Should You Incorporate Your Registry Business? By Joseph Caracci, RN:"The short answer is yes! When starting a new nurse registry business, you are entering into a legal business environment that requires you to take steps to protect your personal assets, such as your home, your savings, and your retirement. With this in mind, you need to determine which legal form you are going to take for your new registry. Some of the common choices are a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a limited liability partnership (LLP), a limited liability company (LLC), and a corporation."


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