legal nurse consultant


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legal nurse consultant

A registered nurse who provides expert information to lawyers or others involved in health care legal issues. These consultants must have either an advanced degree or certification through special programs. See: forensic nursing
See also: consultant
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The workplace of the legal nurse consultant is not limited to the attorney and law farm.
The American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC) promulgates a Code of Ethics for the Legal Nurse Consultant practitioner (2012b).
* The Legal Nurse Consultants' Impact on the Legal System
Forensic nurses are employed as death investigators, abuse investigators, domestic violence intervention specialists, risk managers, legal nurse consultants, violence prevention specialists and expert witnesses," said Dr.
Cates Consulting Group is an active member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners, Case Management Society of America, and International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals.
Legal Nurse Consultants, Greater Albuquerque Chapter
Contributors include attorneys, nurse attorneys, nurse expert witnesses, legal nurse consultants, pharmacists, a jury consultant, and a physician; and the material is geared for attorneys and also the wide range of insurance and healthcare workers and administrators concerned with issues of risk and liability.
See and hear Certified Legal Nurse Consultants [CM] talk about their CLNC [R] careers.
For an audience of attorneys, paralegals, legal nurse consultants, risk managers, and other interested parties, this text begins with a general overview of documentation practices and legal issues associated with generating, preserving, obtaining, and using medical records.
Pioneers in forensic nursing are practicing in correctional facilities, in psych/mental health programs, as death investigators (some as coroners), as legal nurse consultants, as clinical forensic nurses in hospital settings, but the majority practice as sexual assault nurse examiners (SANE's).
FIG will educate the body of Legal Nurse Consultants on the value and importance of obtaining industry certification in Life Care Planning.