Certified Legal Nurse Consultants never want to look foolish or say the wrong thing to an attorney-client. But what if it’s not you, but the attorney who requires redirection? In this blog I’ve asked 5 CLNC® Pros to share how they approach an attorney-client who is wrong. Here’s what they say:
My experience as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant is probably not typical as I’m still working three 12-hour shifts a week as a clinical nurse in the emergency department. On my days off I focus on growing my CLNC business.
We all have weaknesses. Yes, even successful people have them. One habit successful legal nurse consultants employ day after day is to live in their strengths.
An RN, Lori, interested in becoming a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant asked me: “Vickie, I have 15 years’ experience in Level 3 NICU, but I don’t have my BSN. Is this a problem?” If you have the same concern as Lori there’s no need to worry.
When researching standards and authoritative references for legal nurse consultant jobs you’ll encounter both databases and websites. Databases are generally more inclusive and more complete than websites, but both have important uses.
I have a friend I admire because she’s always had a lot of commitments outside of her executive position. Her day rarely ends at 5:00pm, somehow her outside commitments encompass everything from family to friends to volunteer work for her favorite causes.
Research is an important service Certified Legal Nurse Consultants provide to attorneys. The CLNC® Pros use these 13 strategies for researching legal nurse consultant jobs:
People often compliment me and tell me what a great memory I have. While my memory’s respectable, what’s even better is my note-taking prowess. That’s my real secret. I am a voracious note taker in every business situation.
If you missed my Video Webinar, “7 Ways to Maximize a Legal Nurse Consultant Program to Become a Legal Nurse” you can view it now. Two Certified Legal Nurse Consultants, Suzanne Arragg and Dale Barnes discuss how to get the most out of the CLNC® Certification Program.
Lucky for me I love to eat out because my schedule often doesn’t leave me the choice of eating at home. Did I say I like to eat out? Let me say I just like to eat. I’m a total foodie, and as Tom says, “I can’t believe we’re eating lunch and you’re already talking about what’s for dinner!” My foodie ways have taken me to restaurants all over the world and in those adventures we’ve encountered both awesome and not so awesome servers.