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Legal Nurse Consultant Certificate

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The Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC) is part of an emerging field of experts contracted or employed by health care organizations, including hospitals, insurance companies, and law firms. LNCs assist with various areas including: medical records, case preparation and research, case settlement, hospitals’ risk management, and new medical products and life care planning.

LNC is a professional addendum to a career in nursing for those who want to advance their careers or move into a new area beyond clinical practice by coupling broad clinical experience with training in the law and legal procedures.

Registration and Tuition:
To apply, you must be a Registered Nurse (RN) with 60 college credits, minimum 2000 hours clinical experience or by approval of the director, US license to practice and you must submit an application, resume, and one letter of recommendation. Download application.This program consists of 3 core paralegal courses plus 5 healthcare law courses. Students must register for the complete certificate - Tuition:  $3700. Click the button to view the Program Brochure.

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 Payment plan options are available. Students must register in person to enroll in a payment plan option. Certificate Students must visit or contact the registration office at 212-650-3850 Monday through Friday 9am-5pm to choose their class schedule per semester.  Learn more about the benefits of registering for the entire certificate program.

Note: Certificate Cannot Be Completed In One Semester.

Summer 2014 Semester
Torts Thursday 6:00-9:00pm 7/17-8/14
Risk Management: Principles and Practice Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm 7/26
Fall 2014 Semester Day Time Dates
Legal Research & Writing Tuesday 6:00-9:00pm 9/9-10/7
Litigation Saturday 9:30am-1:15pm 10/25-11/15
Torts Thursday 6:00-9:00pm 10/23-11/20
Healthcare Law Courses
Introduction to Legal Nurse Consulting Seminar: Past and Present Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm 9/20
Medical Malpractice Law: Legal & Ethical Issues Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm 10/4
Risk Management: Principles and Practice Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm 10/25
Administrative Law Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm 11/22
Alternative Dispute Resolution Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm 12/20


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