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The Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC) is a licensed professional nurse (Registered Nurse) with a strong education and experiential foundation; qualified to assess adherences to and deviations from the standards and guidelines of healthcare practice as it applies to medicine, nursing, and other healthcare professionals. The LNC possesses the ability to analyze all relevant healthcare-related information in a claim or case.

Marketing as a Defense Legal Nurse Consultant: The Key to Success Part II

Marketing as a Defense Legal Nurse Consultant: The Key to Success Part II

by sirI - Before you read this new Article part II, please read the first one that introduces the RN to the world of being a Legal Nurse Consultant. It briefly goes over a... Read More →

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The Legal Nurse Consultant

The Legal Nurse Consultant

by sirI - Most Legal Nurse Consultants (LNCs) work as independents along with Attorneys as they glean through reams and reams of paper work to attempt to find the... Read More →

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Education as a Legal Nurse Consultant

Education as a Legal Nurse Consultant

by sirI - I preface this lengthy Article to show that the RN needs no formal education to practice as a Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC) ..... they need RN experience and the ... Read More →

The Role of the Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC)

The Role of the Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC)

by sirI - Realistically what type of person/personality does it take to be an LNC? One must be dedicated and persistent. Possess the ability to interpret accurately, the... Read More →

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LNC Marketing Ideas

by sirI - Diligent and professional marketing to the attorney-client is crucial to the success of the Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC). Many nurses are lacking in this area. ... Read More →

Marketing as a Legal Nurse Consultant:  The Key to Success Part I

Marketing as a Legal Nurse Consultant: The Key to Success Part I

by sirI - You are already a Professional Registered Nurse (RN). You have been educated, received a degree and have experience working in many areas of nursing. Securing a... Read More →

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Combining the Doctor of Jurisprudence - the Legal Nurse Consultant

Combining the Doctor of Jurisprudence - the Legal Nurse Consultant

by sirI - Those who have a doctorate (JD) and passed the Bar, I suggest you enter an RN program immediately. No need to start at ADN and can by-pass the BSN. Go straight... Read More →

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RN Experience when Considering the Legal Nurse Consultant Career

RN Experience when Considering the Legal Nurse Consultant Career

by sirI - Registered Nurses (RNs), especially those with years of experience, are some of the most successful Legal Nurse Consultants (LNCs). Those who have experience in... Read More →

Litigious Areas of Nursing and the Nurse's Liability

Litigious Areas of Nursing and the Nurse's Liability

by sirI - Vulnerable areas of nursing include anesthesia and midwifery. RNs in OB (L and D), those working solely in monitoring capacities (fetal heart, telemetry, etc.), and... Read More →

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The Legal Nurse Consultant and Liability Insurance

by sirI - Many LNC's are inquiring, "Should I purchase the coverage?" In many cases nurses have been advised, for whatever the reason being, not to receive liability... Read More →


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