Erin T. OConnell MSN-RN, MBA, CNL, CNLCP®, MSCC, CCM® has been a nurse since 2005. She has worked in a variety of specialties including long-term care, acute care, rehabilitation, and emergency medicine, and radiology. In 2012, OConnell began providing case management and consulting services. In 2016, OConnell became a certified nurse life care planner to compliment her consulting services providing projected future care needs.  

OConnell is an active member of the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planning (AANLCP). She served as AANLCP president from August 2018-December 31, 2020. She is currently past-president and takes pride in her work on the AANLCP Executive Board. She enjoys promoting the niche field of Nurse Life Care Planning.  

Until 2021, OConnell had worked for the Veteran’s Affairs caring for veterans in the long-term care, hospice, and short-term rehabilitation. She was responsible to maintain nursing competencies, preparation for Long-Term Care Surveys, quality improvements, and policy and procedures. 
OConnell has educated future nurses from a variety of levels and colleges and universities.  

OConnell provides expert witness testimony in life care planning. OConnell holds specialty certifications in Case Management, Life Care Planning, Medicare Set-Asides, as a Clinical Nurse Leader. 

 OConnell has authored articles related to the field of Nurse Life Care Planning and is a national speaker on topics related to nursing.