Medical-Legal Argot

Medical-Legal Argot

sirI, MSN, APRN, NP Admin 74,369 Views

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Certified Nurse Midwives - An APRN Specialty

by sirI - Certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) are educated in the two disciplines of nursing and midwifery. They provide primary healthcare to women of childbearing age including: prenatal care, labor and delivery...

Foot Care Nursing - A Very Important Specialty for the LPN and RN

by sirI - The "diabetic foot" seems to be the most common cause of foot issues that can, if left ignored/untreated, lead to full amputation of the foot itself as well as the leg. The pain, numbness, and lack...

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 job has not been problematic in the...

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 Obstetrics and Gynecology ...

The Forensic Nurse

by sirI - The world of Forensic Nursing is still in its infancy. Wide-open opportunities are everywhere. I think you can find something in just about any city and it doesn't have to be a major city either. ...

Should I Carry Malpractice (Liability) Insurance?

by sirI - This question comes up frequently and is asked of me quite often, "should I carry malpractice insurance?" Many nurses are covered under their own individual liability insurance carrier. Many more are...

The Role of the Legal Nurse Consultant

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 medical record. Be willing to spend...

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 insurance. This advice can come from...

Correctional Nursing - A Multi-Tasked Specialty Area for Nurses

by sirI - Nursing in and of itself is not an easy job and as the years progress, the job of the Nurse becomes even more difficult. Those who select Correctional Nursing are stepping into a brand new ...

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 few things an RN should possess...

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 ability to apply Standards of Care...

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 from MSN to RN and should be...

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 deviation(s) from the SOP/SOC that cause...

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. Let's start with some basics. 1....

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 medication administration...


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