Comprehensive course analysis
About the course
The Certificate Program in Legal Nurse Consulting is for registered nurses (RN) who are interested in applying their medical skills and expertise to the legal field. The program's objective is to prepare registered nurses (RN) to perform analysis of health care issues and their related outcomes for the legal profession or other health care organizations. Becoming a Legal Nurse is the perfect way to combine medical knowledge and experience with the legal side. Are you curious about the law and its application to standards of care? Are you looking for a way to enhance your clinical work or to take your career to a new level?
Classes are taught by professionals currently practicing in their fields of study. An active US RN License is required for admission to this program.
Curriculum & Course Details
Module 1: Introduction to Legal Nurse Consulting & LNCs in Risk Management
Module 2: Legal Theory and Fundamentals
Module 3: Case Analysis for Long Term Care and Medical Malpractice
Module 4: Case Analysis for Personal Injury and Worker’s Compensation
Module 5: LNC Role in Discovery: Trial Preparation (5A) and Forensic Nursing (5B)
Module 6: Business Principles
Nancy Barham concentrates in the area of medical malpractice defense litigation where she assists the attorneys in medical record review, medical research, witness preparation and trial. Nancy also works in the areas of personal injury litigation, general liability defense and products liability....
Ms. Brock has over 30 years of experience as a nurse and is an independent legal nurse consultant with over ten years of experience. She received her MSN from Indiana Wesleyan University. Her clinical experience includes work in ICU, Cardiovascular ICU, and Cardiac Care Units. She also has experi...
Ms. Cox has 39 years of nursing experience. She earned her BSN and MSN at East Carolina University. She has worked in ICU/CCU, Med Surg, OB-GYN, and labor and delivery. She also has mid-level management experience and 19 years of experience as a childbirth educator. For the past 17 years, she...
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