I asked the CLNC® pros to recommend their favorite productivity apps for mobile devices. Together they shared 22 apps a busy CLNC consultant on the move can use:
Tom’s Tech Tip: Warning for Certified Legal Nurse Consultants: Summer’s Nearly Over and So May Be Your iPhone 6
There is a huge update coming to the Apple® iOS used on iPhones® and iPads® and, more likely than not, it’s due out in September. Warning for Certified Legal Nurse Consultants who have iPhones – with iOS version 13, updates and support for iPhones 5 and 6 will be discontinued. Of course you’ll be able to continue to use your old iPhones and iPads, but some of the apps won’t update and the system will seem clunky.
My Most Memorable CLNC® Case: My First Attorney-Client Gave Me the Confidence to Feel Anything Is Possible
My most Memorable CLNC® case was one of my first cases. Although the case isn’t worthy of historical significance, it was the confidence builder I needed as a new Certified Legal Nurse Consultant.
It’s summer here in Houston and summer in this part of the world translates to scorching heat (100+ degrees) combined with unrelenting humidity (100+%). We cope with sweating through our clothes just walking to the car, sunglasses that fog over the minute we jump out of the car and cars that don’t seem to cool off until after we’ve arrived at our destination.
Tom’s Tech Tip: How to Clear Formatting in Microsoft Word – Made Easy for Certified Legal Nurse Consultants
Word has lots of little hidden and not so hidden tricks. One of my favorites is the “clear formatting” button. I’ve often copied text from other documents or from a website and when I’ve pasted it into my Word document the source formatting comes along with it. You can use the Paste button and click on the Keep Text Only option, but that doesn’t always work. So what’s a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant to do to keep from having to do a lot of reformatting on her legal nurse consulting work product?
My Most Memorable CLNC® Case: Consulting on a Case Outside of My Specialty Taught Me How to Expand My CLNC Business
My most challenging and Memorable CLNC Case is that of a woman who was blinded during a blepharoplasty. The plaintiff attorney handed me four photographs and seven pieces of paper with doctor scratching.
Registered nurses are a tough breed. Not surprising because we deal with tough workloads, tough working conditions and tough consequences if we don’t do our job right. What other professional can claim that a spit second decision can be the difference between life and death?
With the Medicare appeals process, things are slightly different than with medical malpractice cases. The attorneys are hired by the hospital corporation. Sometimes they’re well-versed in health conditions and sometimes not. Use these five performance strategies as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant to attorneys perform better. The impact will be a positive one for the hospital client who hires you.