My most Memorable CLNC® Case involved a 35-year-old female who was 3 days postpartum following a delivery due to eclampsia. The patient presented to the emergency department (ED) one hour after being discharged from the OB unit for shortness of breath and hypertension.
My most Memorable CLNC® Case involved a patient with a 25-year history of Parkinson’s disease who experienced optimal results from bilateral deep brain stimulators. After the first set of stimulators had reached the life of the medical device, the patient opted to have new stimulators placed for continued parkinson’s management.
My most Memorable CLNC® Case involved a 74-year-old male resident of a long term care facility who sustained multiple falls during a three-year course of stay. I will always remember this case due to the gruesome details and gross negligence.
My most Memorable CLNC® Case involved a patient who committed suicide. The case was one of my first larger cases, and I was retained by the plaintiff attorney following a phone interview by several of the attorneys at the law firm.
My most Memorable CLNC® Case was the one that taught me valuable lessons that have become the foundation of my legal nurse consulting role. I was requested to review overseas claim forms and medical records with the goal of identifying inappropriate medical billing practices and investigating whether services rendered were appropriate and medically necessary.
One of my most memorable cases was a defense case which involved a hospital sued for elder abuse and neglect because of pressure ulcer development. My opinion was that the nursing standards of care (SOC) were satisfied, and the pressure ulcer was unavoidable because of the patient’s comorbidities.
My most Memorable CLNC® Case is the first case I consulted on. The case involved a nursing home patient who choked and expired as result of improper basic life support (BLS) by the staff. I was able to put my nursing expertise and new Certified Legal Nurse Consultant skills to work to help someone who had a poor outcome from negligent care.
My most Memorable CLNC® case was one of the first cases I reviewed as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant. I was hired by a plaintiff attorney on a home health agency case. I was both nervous and confident since my background is operating a Medicare Certified home health agency.
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.
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.