Jeffrey Oliver, MSN
Jeffrey J Oliver, MSN, Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force
Name: Jeffrey J Oliver, MSN, Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force
Wrong Site Surgery
Lt Col Oliver began his nursing career 25 years ago as a pediatric intensive care nurse in Birmingham, Alabama. He received his commission in the United States Air Force in 1995 and continued to practice in pediatrics until 1998 when he cross trained into perioperative nursing. Since that time, he has filled a variety of positions in the operating room and has deployed multiple times as a perioperative nurse. In 2010, he obtained his MSN as a Clinical Nurse Specialist from the Uniformed Services University. Since that time, he has practiced as a CNS, Infection Prevention and Control Officer, and a Surgical Services Flight Commander. Additionally, he has served as a local chapter AORN president.
Major military awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (2) and the Air Force Commendation Medal (3).