Legal nurse consulting: principles and practice

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CRC Press, Jun 15, 1998 - Business & Economics - 771 pages
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The title "Legal Nurse Consultant" was not commonly used until 1989, when the National Steering Committee for the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC) formally adopted it. With the founding of the AALNC, the role of nurses as conultants in the legal arena was identified, defined, and recognized as an essential professional function. Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practice is a reference text for nurses who provide consultative services, both in-house and independently, to attorneys, insurance companies, risk management departments, government agencies, and others. It examines the roles of Legal Nurse Consultants (LNCs) in a variety of practice environments and legal areas. The book is designed to meet the needs of both novices and advanced practitioners, providing detailed, how-to information, including practical applications and examples.Written and reviewed by experienced, practicing LNCs, chapters include topics such as: -- the LNC's role in professional negligence, product liability, toxic tort, and criminal litigation-- life care planning and damages assessment-- the nurse as expert witness-- working with experts-- preperation for and evaluation of deposition and trial testimony-- principles of legal writing-- legal theory-- medical record and case analysis-- medical literature research-- client interviews and communications-- independent medical examinations-- discovery/disclosure-- alternative dispute resolution and medication-- trial preparation and trial-- the LNC's role in the insurance industry and in risk management-- business principles for the LNC-- ethics, professionalism, and standards of practice for LNCs-- First textbook that focuses primarily on the ro

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Bogart, Prairie Village, Kansas, American Assocation of Legal Nurse Consultants, Glenview, Illinois.

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