Course Detail: CLSMEDPROFCON - Medical Professional Legal Consultant

Course Description

This program is designed for all medical professionals from physicians' assistants, dentists, chiropractors or paramedics. With the healthcare system experiencing an increase in the number of lawsuits - medical professionals have stepped forth to expand their professional role within the legal system. This program provides flexible training options for busy medical professionals who are interested in working as liaisons between the legal and health care communities.

As a skilled medical professional, you have the knowledge and expertise to assess whether the appropriate standard of medical care has been delivered.  In the innovative field of Medical Professional Legal Consultant Training utilizes the medical education and clinical experience of medical professionals to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies, and governmental agencies regarding medically-related issues and to appear in court as expert witnesses.

Topics of Study
The course teaches legal concepts related to the health care industry, as well as the role a legal consultant might play in litigation areas such as:
  • - Medical malpractice
  • - Toxic torts
  • - Product liability
  • - Personal injury
  • - Wrongful death
  • - Criminal law
  • - Workers' compensation

Any medical professional interested in entering the legal field can benefit from the education provided by this course. The course is also open to anyone interested in the field of forensic testimony and medical-legal issues.

Registration Deadlines

Course OpensRegister By
August 23August 16
October 18October 11
January 10January 4
March 7February 28
May 2April 25
June 27June 20


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Continuing Education Units and Contact Hours
45 contact hours or 4.5 CEUs



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