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 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.
Few things frighten me more than the thought of losing my laptop. By “losing” I mean not just the sudden, heart-stopping failure of a critical part – such as the hard drive or video card – but also the physical loss. Enough about nearly groundless fears (for now).
You wouldn’t have a CLNC® business without your attorney-clients. And once you gain an attorney-client, you want to keep that client for life. A single attorney can represent hundreds of thousands of revenue dollars to you as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant.
Tom and I celebrated our 29th wedding anniversary this week. It’s true, that during those 29 years I’ve had no time off for good behavior, but then again neither has Tom. LOL Along the way Tom has logged a lot of miles with me on behalf of RNs, Certified Legal Nurse Consultants and Vickie Milazzo Institute.
We are bombarded with thousands of messages and communications in a single day. So how can you possibly stay in the mind of attorney-clients who are bombarded with clients calling, staffers vying for their attention, email, texts and social media following them everywhere?
If you’re a busy legal nurse consultant who’s using Windows® 10 you’ve probably noticed that the “out of the box” installation is pretty noisy. It’s like babysitting a two-year-old. There are noises, or more properly sound alerts, when Windows goes to sleep, when it wakes, when programs open or close. Then there are noises for reminders, incoming email, outgoing email and, sometimes it seems, just random noises to amuse itself or whenever it feels neglected or ignored.
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