Keli R Heskett, MSN, RN, CEN,

Las Cruces, New Mexico

General Specialty

Critical Care Medicine
Emergency Medicine

Specialty Focus

ED Medical Records Review
ED Nurse Expert
ED Triage
Emergency Room Nurse
ER Nurse Expert
ER Triage
ESI Expert
Medication Errors
Nursing Standards of Care
Pediatric Emergency Nursing
Traumatic Brain Injuries
Travel Nursing

Primary Areas of Expertise

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Medicine

Keli Heskett is non-biased and will work on plaintiff and defense cases. She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, International Association of Forensic Nursing, and Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association. She has over 12 years of experience and expertise in adult and pediatric nursing and an additional 15 years in healthcare. She has proven herself in various emergency department settings, from rural, critical access facilities to several Level One Trauma Centers specializing in Stroke and Cardiac care. She recently accepted a position as a Nursing Instructor in a Nursing program, instilling her vast knowledge of emergency medicine and critical care in the next generation of nurses.

Additionally, she has experience in Flight Nursing, Clinical Informatics, and an additional Bachelor of Science (Clinical Laboratory Sciences). She has recently completed her Master’s in Forensic Nursing, all of which will allow her to evaluate complex cases and effectively communicate the subtle nuisances of the case. Her favorite cases to consider are complex Traumatic Brain Injury cases, an area in medicine she feels passionate about. She holds current certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS, and TNCC and is a CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse).

Compassionate registered nurse with over 12 years of critical care experience at medical facilities accommodating 25 beds to 400 beds and in helicopters and rotor-wing aircraft. Strong nurse leadership and education capabilities with a natural analytical, problem-solving approach. Deep clinical expertise in nursing practice areas, including emergency, trauma, intensive care, cardiac care, neurological care, pediatrics through to geriatrics, and information technology.



  • Master of Forensic Science in NursingĀ  (2022), Aspen University, Denver, CO
  • Bachelor of Nursing, magna cum laude (2016), Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
  • Associates of Nursing, summa cum laude (2010), Eastern Arizona College, Thatcher, AZ
  • Bachelor of Clinical Science (May 2006), University of Kansas Medical Centre, Kansas City, KS



  • Registered Nurse (RN), AZ, TX, OR, NM, CA
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN)
  • BS in Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS)


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