Happy Halloween to All Certified Legal Nurse Consultants

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays because it’s simple and uncomplicated. Of course I also love seeing the young children in costume and their innocence when they come to our door to collect their treats. Some of these trick-or-treaters are shy, some brave, some greedy and most are polite. One year, instead of candy, we gave out koosh balls – you would have thought it was Christmas!

Is Game of Thrones How You Want to Be Remembered?

“It’s not what you make of the world, it’s what you make of yourself that’s important” is one of the ways I want to be remembered. That’s a truly profound way of living. We’re surrounded by constant opportunities for trying to make sense of the world, but at the end of the day, do we really want to be remembered by what we think about Nancy Grace or the last Twitter® distraction?

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Tom’s Tuesday Tech Tip: Tricks or Treats for Certified Legal Nurse Consultants

I love writing what I call the “4-Ts,” Tom’s Tuesday Tech Tips, and I’ve tried to cover a variety of subjects to help you with your legal nurse consulting businesses and technology. Often the 4-Ts spring from issues I’m having or have helped someone else solve. And, I’ve covered serious subjects such as computer upgrades, keyboard shortcuts, smartphone security and anti-malware software but every once in a while I have some fun and cover subjects such as the Brolly Umbrella for text addicts.

Cirque du Soleil’s Art of Misdirection Works with Attorneys Too!

I love Cirque du Soleil and see every new show that I can, sometimes even more than once. They combine dance, acrobatics, visuals and just good old-fashioned daring into an immersive experience (and they’ve got funny clowns). If you’re attending one of my CLNC® 6-Day Certification Seminars in Orlando or Las Vegas, treat yourself to a show after the CLNC Certification Exam on Saturday – you deserve it and you’ll love it.

A Not So Surprising Reason MDs Spend Less Time with Patients

A study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine determined that interns at two large academic medical facilities spent just 12% of their time in direct patient care – that is examining and interacting with patients. This is an average of just 8 minutes a day spent with each patient each day. Where do they spend the majority of their time? Mostly on indirect patient care:

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Tom’s Tuesday Tech Tip: The Best Time to Clean House as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant

I’m mentioned in past blogs that every time you do a search on the Internet your search engine looks at the cookies stored on your computer and your past searches. They then provide you with search results based on what you’ve searched for in the past. This type of behavior can influence your legal nurse consulting research by limiting what you see to what the search engines think you want to see, even if you’re thinking about seeing something different.

What Do Underwear and Attorneys Have in Common?

Here we are deep in the final stages of seminar season and by now I should be a packing expert. Today though, I feel like an amateur. This trip I forgot to pack my underwear. Luckily I’m in Las Vegas &#9786. This is the second time I forgot to pack underwear for Vegas and Tom is starting to believe this is just an excuse to go shopping.

*The opinions and statements made by Vickie Milazzo, the founder of Medical-Legal Consulting Institute, Inc. are based on her experiences and expertise, should not be applied beyond the specific context provided, and do not guaranty or project actual results. Vickie Milazzo is no longer involved in the operations or management of the business, but is involved as an independent education consultant.

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