Course Detail: CEPD-LNCTOL - Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course

Course Description

This exciting program prepares Registered Nurses and Physician's Assistants for a career in the legal field as legal nurse consultants. Building on the medical education and clinical experience of RNs and PAs, this course provides the RN and PA with fundamental skills necessary to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies and governmental agencies regarding medically related issues and to appear in court as expert witnesses. The course presents legal concepts related to the health care industry, as well as the role a legal nurse consultant might play in litigation areas such as medical malpractice, toxic torts, products liability, wrongful death, criminal law, and workers' compensation. Any RN or PA interested in entering the legal field can benefit from the education provided by this course.

The curriculum of this course is based on the text, Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practice, 3rd Edition, published by the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants.

Topics of Study

  • Legal Nurse Consultant Practice Areas and Legal Theory
  • Ethics for the Legal Nurse Consultant and the Legal Nurse Consultant's Role in the Litigation Process
  • The Environments in which a Legal Nurse Consultant Might Work and an Introduction to Legal Writing

Legal Nurse Consulting, Principles and Practices 3rd Edition 2 Volume Set - ISBN 978-1420089479 Required Books

Recommended Books

Oran's Dictionary of the Law, 4th Edition - ISBN978-1-4180-8091-4


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Continuing Education Units and Contact Hours
42 contact hours or 4.2 CEUs

Available Sessions