By Lynda Kopishke, Ann M. Peterson
Over the last iteration, the perform of felony nurse consulting has grown to incorporate components equivalent to lifestyles care making plans, chance administration, and administrative legislation, in addition to taking up a extra different function in either legal and civil legislations and court court cases. First released in 1997, Legal Nurse Consulting, rules and Practices provided execs within the box with an authoritative reference that helped extra outline and develop their roles. utilized in LNC courses around the nation, it brought RNs to the principles and perform parts of criminal nurse consulting.
Maintaining the excessive criteria of the former version of this bestseller, the present editors have absolutely made over this connection with fit the schooling and reference wishes of today’s LNC.
Legal Nurse Consulting Practices offers the pro LNC with a wealth of recent content material overlaying tactics and criminal issues in a few components. It explores forensics paintings and administrative healthcare legislations together with coverage laws and fraud. It discusses keys features of Medicare, techniques to making a lifestyles care plan, the felony facets of complex perform nursing, and key recommendations relating to pediatrics and neonatal care. The e-book additionally describes the knowledge and important history wanted for certification and gives recommendation on tips to develop in the profession.
An authoritative reference for practitioners:
Those wishing advice at the fundamentals of LNC may still try out the better half quantity, Legal Nurse Consulting Principles. those volumes also are on hand as a set.
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Personal and professional preparation for trial follows the same rules as for deposition, with even more emphasis on appearance, demeanor, communication, and unequivocal testimony. The nurse expert must be prepared for the content of testimony as well as for trial-scheduling uncertainties, anxiety that may be associated with the unfamiliar environment of the courthouse, and development of techniques to enhance communication with the jury. The Witness Stand The witness starts testimony by swearing or affirming to tell the truth.
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Depending on the jurisdiction of the case, a report may be required. For those jurisdictions that do not require a report, the attorney may prefer that no documents be created. It is important for the nurse expert to know what the attorney needs and expects before creating any potentially discoverable documents. If a chronology is part of your method of case review, it is important to let the attorney know in advance of your intent to create a chronology. Timelines/Deadlines Case acceptance should be accompanied by a clear understanding of deadlines, which are important in the legal arena.
Legal Nurse Consulting Practices, Third Edition by Lynda Kopishke, Ann M. Peterson