Publisher description for Legal nurse consulting : principles and practice / edited by Patricia W. Iyer ; associate editors, Marguerite Barbacci ... [et al.] ; American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants.


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Edited by a seasoned Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC) and eight associate editors, this second edition of a bestselling reference examines the roles of LNCs in a variety of practice environments and legal areas. Designed to meet the needs of both novices and advanced practitioners, Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practices, Second Edition focuses on the skills, processes, and information requisite to quality LNC practice. All chapters have been updated and new topics added, including certification, evaluating personal injury cases, the LNC as a case manager, evaluating HMO liability, medical malpractice claims, report preparation, working with expert witnesses, and marketing. It is the core reference text for any nurse interested in legal nurse consulting and for members of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Nursing consultants -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Nursing -- Law and legislation -- United States.