Live Course

Live Course

Live Course

Attend the two-day PLNC certification course live. Come in a nurse, leave a PLNC.

Learn about the Professional Legal Nurse Consultant (PLNC) Live Course below:

Live Course Objectives:

  • List five services a Professional Legal Nurse Consultant can provide.
  • Identify the two top reasons for becoming a Professional Legal Nurse Consultant.
  • Describe four cost effective tools to market your PLNC practice.
  • Outline the essential parts of a consulting contract.
  • Describe the four elements of a medical/nursing practice lawsuit.
  • List six legal terms to incorporate into your PLNC practice.
  • Identify the five most common standards of care issues in lawsuits.
  • Develop responses to the five most common standards of care issues in lawsuits.
  • Describe key research techniques for use in reviewing medical legal cases.
  • List the ten essential deposition strategies.
Day 1 Schedule/Agenda

7:30 a.m. Registration, Refreshments

8:00 a.m. Becoming a PLNC

  • What Is a Legal Nurse Consultant?
  • Why become a Professional Legal Nurse Consultant?

9:45 a.m. Refreshment Break

10:00 a.m. Marketing

  • Marketing Your Legal Nurse Consulting Practice
  • Cost Effective Marketing Tools You Can Use
  • How To Create an Effective Curriculum Vitae with Examples

12:00 a.m. Lunch Break (on your own)

1:00 p.m. Business Development

  • Setting Up Your Legal Nurse Consulting Business
  • Preparing a Consulting Agreement
  • Setting and Collecting Fees

3:00 p.m. Refreshment Break

3:15 p.m. Litigation

  • Understanding the Litigation Process from Complaint to Trial
  • Legal Terms You Need To Know

5:30 p.m. Adjournment

Day 2 – Schedule/Agenda

7:30 a.m. Refreshments

8:00 a.m. Litigation Support

  • Reviewing, Summarizing and Providing Opinions on Medical Records
  • Case Screening Checklist

Evaluating Cases

  • How to Review Medical Records
  • Sample Medical Records Review and Evaluation

9:45 a.m. Refreshment Break

10:00 a.m. Research

  • Key Research Techniques
  • Simple Research Tools to Use in your PLNC practice

Reporting Your Findings

  • Providing Reports with Sample Reports
  • Preparing a Targeted Case Evaluation
  • Questions & Answers

12:00 a.m. Lunch Break (on your own)

1:00 p.m. PLNCTM Tools

  • Preparing Chronologies
  • Drafting a Case Screening Form

2:30 p.m. Refreshment Break

2:45 p.m. Testifying As An Expert Witness

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Video Course

Video Course

The video version of our Professional Legal Nurse Consultant program comes complete on DVD with a choice of downloadable or mailed copy of the textbook. Simply watch the DVD and then complete the certification package. Upon completion, you will receive a frameable certificate indicating your Professional Legal Nurse Consultant Certification.

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Online Course

Online Course

Receive four complete lessons via email with a link to download the textbook you will rely on to learn the material. Work at your own pace and fit learning to your schedule. Then, complete the certification package.

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