While exhibiting at a legal conference with the VIP Pros, I observed that one of the Certified Legal Nurse Consultants was having trouble getting to the point. Nothing I said to her was working.
I’ve asked four legal nurse consultants to discuss the most common myths RNs have about the specialty practice of legal nurse consulting.
At Vickie Milazzo Institute’s CLNC Live Certification Seminars we get registered nurses of all ages and specialties. We have RNs who have been working in their RN jobs at the hospital anywhere from 2 to 45 years.
In 2015 a perfect storm of life events came together creating an opportunity for me to commit to becoming a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant. I knew it was the direction I wanted to go, so I enrolled in the CLNC Online Certification Program.
This isn’t really as much a Tech Tip as it is an act of self-reflection to close out the year. The other night Vickie and I attended a dinner where we were seated communally, meaning with people we didn’t know.
Hospitals are required by federal law to maintain an audit trail for electronic medical records. The audit trail (which is discoverable) tracks when a medical record was accessed and when additions or alterations were made to the record (by whom and when).
My most memorable case involved a 32-year-old Caucasian male with a long history of chronic abdominal pain controlled with prn Dilaudid. He was hospitalized for additional diffuse abdominal pain and passing blood.
If you missed my Video Webinar, What Attorneys Want from RNs: 5 Minimum Legal Nurse Qualifications, you can view it now! I discuss the 5 minimum qualifications attorneys look for in Certified Legal Nurse Consultants.
Two minimum qualifications for becoming a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant include being an objective evaluator and a bold advisor.
The other evening the printer in our home office started throwing error messages – specifically the dreaded 0x97 error. This happened just before 7:00pm on a Wednesday night and with an entire unencumbered evening ahead of me, I immediately launched into trying to investigate and remediate the issue.