Legal Nurse Consultant Certificate
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.
Note: Certificate Cannot Be Completed In One Semester.
|Summer 2014 Semester||Day||Time||Dates|
|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|
|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|
|Alternative Dispute Resolution||Saturday||9:00am-4:00pm||12/20|