Pam Collins, MSN, CMSRN, RN-BC, has more than 30 years of extensive nursing experience which includes work as a staff and charge nurse for medical -surgical and pediatric units, leadership and nursing professional development roles and continues to serve as an expert witness for plaintiff and defense medical malpractice cases. Pam maintains her clinical medical surgical skills, working as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. She is dually certified in medical-surgical nursing from the American Surgical Nurse, is also certified in nursing professional development.

Pam’s accomplishments include published author in nursing journals and textbooks, and just recently authored a medical-surgical certification review book to be published in September 2022. Pam has served on the advisory panel for the American Nurses Credentialing Center, has been the recipient of various awards for her contribution to education and nursing professional development, and was a s a flight nurse in the United States Air Force Reserve. Pam presents nationally on clinical and legal topics and is known for her ability to engage the audience.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Pamela Collins maintains a private practice and has a employment relationship with Atrium Health System. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Pamela Collins is a member of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, the American Nurses Association, and the § Association for Nursing Professional Development.