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A legal nurse consultant is an individual who utilizes knowledge and clinical expertise to provide services (for example, expert opinions, advice) on health, illness, and injury-related issues (Milazzo, 2004; Springhouse, 2000).
In situations in which a resident has experienced an adverse outcome, the legal nurse consultant can be used for clinical record review, to identify areas of risk, and needed clinical modification.
A legal nurse consultant (LNC) is a registered nurse who uses expertise as a health care provider and specialized training to consult on medical-legal cases and achieve the best results for their clients.
Atlanta Chapter of American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants
We had mentioned our excitement at becoming Certified Legal Nurse Consultants [CM] and she had told us about her grandmother's death at a local nursing home.
and the employment outlook for legal nurse consultants reflects this growth.
Legal Nurse Consultants, Greater Albuquerque Chapter
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.
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.
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).
Legal Nurse Consultants USA - Legal Nurse Consultants USA LLC is one of the country's newest and fastest growing legal and medical consulting firms.