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do Legal Nurse Consultants work?
majority of Legal
work for litigation firms specializing in nursing
home, medical malpractice, and product liability
or workers compensation cases.
Also, insurance companies retain
Legal Nurse Consultants to analyze their medical,
is it important to be trained by civil trial attorneys
who actually work on the type of cases that I will
be working on?
experienced civil trial attorney will know your
role as part of a litigation team. The person
who needs your consulting services and who retains
your services are the civil trial attorneys who
work in this area.
Nurse Consultants, or individuals who
may even have a law degree, will not have the
expertise of trial work. Your training is critical
to your success. There is no better teacher than
the experienced trial attorney.
is it important to know applicable state law, as
well as national law?
trial attorneys know how important this information
is to your analysis. Depending on your state law,
the Legal Nurse Consultant must know which cases
are meritorious or defensible, depending upon
the firm you represent.
Nurse Consultants who have not received appropriate
state law training will be limited in their knowledge
and abilities to be a part of the litigation team.
Our civil trial attorneys require this specialized
training as part of your program.
are the advantages for me to become an LNC Center student?
is the only national program that teaches both state
and national law.
program is cost effective, and provides comprehensive
training, including ONE-ON-ONE MENTORING.
If other programs even have a mentoring program, the
cost is extra, and the mentoring is done by Legal Nurse
Consultants, not Civil Trial Attorneys. Getting your
training from the very type of professional that would
be retaining your services in the future, will provide
the inside fast track to success.
State Boards of Nursing have approved the Center’s
programs as a nursing educational provider, including
NCNA, an accredited provider of the American Nurses
Credentialing Commission on Accreditation.
the Center For Legal Nurse Consulting offer other
courses for me to enhance my career and grow as
our students may continue to develop a great deal
of expertise in both medicine and highly specialized
case analysis and trial strategies.
can take e-learning courses 24/7
or LIVE WEB Teleconferences.
All of our courses are approved by the ASLNC
for re-certification purposes.
is it important to become ASLNC certified through this
LNC Center complies with The American
Society of Legal Nurse Consultant standards. Specifically,
the ASLNC requires 40 hours of legal
training as the standard, and also requires state law
training. The ASLNC requires up to 75% of all training
be done by a trial lawyer with Medical Malpractice experience.
LNC Center exceeds those standards and provides 72 hours
of LNC basic training for our students. Also 100% of
the curriculum is taught by trial lawyers. Many Medical
Malpractice trial lawyers look for the ASLNC certification
prior to retaining their LNCs. The LNC Center believes
in preparing the students for the highest standards
in the Legal Nurse Consulting profession.
am not sure if becoming a Legal Nurse Consultant is a
right choice for me. What are the pre-qualifications?
A. One needs to be a nurse in good standing in
one's state before qualifying to take the course.
B. You must have a desire to learn and be interested in
C. Having a positive attitude, a necessity.
D. Financial independence should be one of your top goals!
E. Interested in a career that is challenging, outside of
traditional nursing, but still wanting to utilize your nursing
Legal Nurse Consulting may
be perfect for you, if you answered YES
to all of the above.
OF OUR PROGRAMS
This program has been by the North Carolina Nurses Association,
which is accredited as an approver of continuing education
by the American Nurses Credentialing Center?s Commission on
Accreditation for 72.75 contact hours.*