Legal Nurse Consulting Principles Third Edition

Author: Ann M. Peterson
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439882580
Release Date: 2010-02-17
Genre: Law

Over the past generation, the practice of legal nurse consulting has grown to include areas such as life care planning, risk management, and administrative law, as well as taking on a more diversified role in both criminal and civil law and courtroom proceedings. First published in 1997, Legal Nurse Consulting, Principles and Practices provided professionals in the field with an authoritative reference that helped further define and grow their roles. Used in LNC programs across the country, it introduced RNs to the foundations and practice areas of legal nurse consulting. Maintaining the high standards of the previous edition of this bestseller, the current editors have fully revamped this reference to match the education and reference needs of today’s LNC. Adding a wealth of new information, the book has been split into two volumes: Legal Nurse Consulting Principles, designed for students, and Legal Nurse Consulting Practices, a solid professional reference that practicing LNCs will consult again and again. Legal Nurse Consulting Principles takes a pedagogic approach in providing content for use in core courses. It defines and elaborates on the role of the LNC in a number of arenas and adds new and expanded information covering new technology and new trends in healthcare and law. A comprehensive textbook for students: Defines the role of the LNC in areas ranging from maintaining records, case management, and research to insurance regulations and forensic investigations Provides samples of forms used in practice Uses case studies drawn from real-world examples Presents chapter summaries that reinforce key concepts Offers references, additional reading, and links to resources for further study Contains test/ review questions at the end of every chapter Includes an acronym section and a glossary Those wishing guidance on the practice areas of LNC should check out the companion volume, Legal Nurse Consulting Practices. These volumes are also available as a set.

Legal Nurse Consulting Practices Third Edition

Author: Ann M. Peterson
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420089509
Release Date: 2010-02-19
Genre: Law

Over the past generation, the practice of legal nurse consulting has grown to include areas such as life care planning, risk management, and administrative law, as well as taking on a more diversified role in both criminal and civil law and courtroom proceedings. First published in 1997, Legal Nurse Consulting, Principles and Practices provided professionals in the field with an authoritative reference that helped further define and grow their roles. Used in LNC programs across the country, it introduced RNs to the foundations and practice areas of legal nurse consulting. Maintaining the high standards of the previous edition of this bestseller, the current editors have fully revamped this reference to match the education and reference needs of today’s LNC. Adding a wealth of new information, the book has been split into two volumes: Legal Nurse Consulting Principles, designed for students, and Legal Nurse Consulting Practices, a solid professional reference that practicing LNCs will consult again and again. Legal Nurse Consulting Practices provides the professional LNC with a wealth of new content covering processes and legal considerations in a number of areas. It explores forensics work and administrative healthcare law including insurance regulations and fraud. It discusses keys aspects of Medicare, approaches to creating a life care plan, the legal aspects of advanced practice nursing, and key concepts related to pediatrics and neonatal care. The book also describes the competencies and necessary background needed for certification and provides advice on how to advance within the profession. An authoritative reference for practitioners: Includes samples of effective and ineffective cross-examinations Explores evidentiary issues Provides guidelines for setting up an LNC practice Examines the role of LNCs in various fields Reviews the healthcare claims process Discusses case evaluation for a variety of special needs patients Contains review questions at the end of each chapter to refresh practicing LNCs Those wishing guidance on the basics of LNC should check out the companion volume, Legal Nurse Consulting Principles. These volumes are also available as a set.

Legal Nurse Consulting

Author: Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0849314186
Release Date: 2002-11-26
Genre: Law

Designed to meet the needs of both novice and advanced practitioners, the first edition of Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practice established standards and defined the core curriculum of legal nurse consulting. It also guided the development of the certification examination administered by the American Legal Nurse Consultant Certification Board. The extensive revisions and additions in Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practices, Second Edition make this bestselling reference even more indispensable. The most significant change is the inclusion of 15 new chapters, each of which highlights an important aspect of legal nurse consulting practice: Entry into the Specialty Certification Nursing Theory: Applications to Legal Nurse Consulting Elements of Triage for Medical Malpractice Evaluating Nursing Home Cases Principles of Evaluating Personal Injury Cases Common Mechanisms of Injury in Personal Injury Cases ERISA and HMO Litigation The LNC as Case Manager Report Preparation Locating and Working with Expert Witnesses The Role of the LNC in Preparation of Technical Demonstrative Evidence Marketing Growing a Business Business Ethics Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practices, Second Edition presents up-to-date, practical information on consulting in a variety of practice environments and legal areas. Whether you are an in-house LNC or you work independently, this book is your definitive guide to legal nurse consulting.

Legal Nurse Consulting Third Edition 2 Volume Set

Author: Lynda Kopishke
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420089471
Release Date: 2010-02-19
Genre: Law

Over the past generation, the practice of legal nurse consulting has grown to include areas such as life care planning, risk management, and administrative law, as well as taking on a more diversified role in both criminal and civil law and courtroom proceedings. Used in LNC programs across the country, this two-volume set introduces RNs to the foundations and practice areas of legal nurse consulting, helping them to further define and grow their roles. The volumes are also available individually as Legal Nurse Consulting Principles and Legal Nurse Consulting Practices.

Legal Nurse Consulting Principles Third Edition

Author: Ann M. Peterson
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 142008951X
Release Date: 2010-02-17
Genre: Law

Over the past generation, the practice of legal nurse consulting has grown to include areas such as life care planning, risk management, and administrative law, as well as taking on a more diversified role in both criminal and civil law and courtroom proceedings. First published in 1997, Legal Nurse Consulting, Principles and Practices provided professionals in the field with an authoritative reference that helped further define and grow their roles. Used in LNC programs across the country, it introduced RNs to the foundations and practice areas of legal nurse consulting. Maintaining the high standards of the previous edition of this bestseller, the current editors have fully revamped this reference to match the education and reference needs of today’s LNC. Adding a wealth of new information, the book has been split into two volumes: Legal Nurse Consulting Principles, designed for students, and Legal Nurse Consulting Practices, a solid professional reference that practicing LNCs will consult again and again. Legal Nurse Consulting Principles takes a pedagogic approach in providing content for use in core courses. It defines and elaborates on the role of the LNC in a number of arenas and adds new and expanded information covering new technology and new trends in healthcare and law. A comprehensive textbook for students: Defines the role of the LNC in areas ranging from maintaining records, case management, and research to insurance regulations and forensic investigations Provides samples of forms used in practice Uses case studies drawn from real-world examples Presents chapter summaries that reinforce key concepts Offers references, additional reading, and links to resources for further study Contains test/ review questions at the end of every chapter Includes an acronym section and a glossary Those wishing guidance on the practice areas of LNC should check out the companion volume, Legal Nurse Consulting Practices. These volumes are also available as a set.

Legal Nurse Consulting Third Edition 2 Volume Set

Author: Lynda Kopishke
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420089471
Release Date: 2010-02-19
Genre: Law

Over the past generation, the practice of legal nurse consulting has grown to include areas such as life care planning, risk management, and administrative law, as well as taking on a more diversified role in both criminal and civil law and courtroom proceedings. Used in LNC programs across the country, this two-volume set introduces RNs to the foundations and practice areas of legal nurse consulting, helping them to further define and grow their roles. The volumes are also available individually as Legal Nurse Consulting Principles and Legal Nurse Consulting Practices.

Lncc Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author: Mometrix Media LLC
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 1609719921
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Medical

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** LNCC Exam Secrets helps you ace the Legal Nurse Consultant Certification Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive LNCC Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. LNCC Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to LNCC & CLNC test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive review including: Basic Discovery Tools, Focus Groups, Deposition, National Practitioner Data Bank, Federal Register, National Vaccine Injury Act, Prelitigation Panel, Toxic Tort, Collaboration, HMO Litigation, Nursing Practice, Breach of Warranty, Postwriting, Carcinogenicity, Americans with Disabilities Act, Risk Management, Trial Testimony, Case Law, Nurse's Bill of Rights, Diagnosis Related Group, ASCII, Civil Code, Antitrust Laws, Court System, Code of Federal Regulations, Appellate Jurisdiction, Artificial Nutrition, Informed Consent, Patient Privacy, CMS 1500, SOAP Format, Medical Documentation, Workers' Compensation Manager, IDLH, Class Action Suit, Medical Records, Classes for Medical Devices, Summons, Code of Ethics, Third-Party Complaints, Malpractice Claims, Quasi Contract, Good Samaritan Laws, Hearsay Evidence, Personal Injury, Loss of Consortium, and much more...

Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing Fourth Edition

Author: Kathleen B. Gaberson, PhD, RN, CNOR, CNE, ANEF
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826119629
Release Date: 2014-03-05
Genre: Medical

Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title and Essential Purchase! Praise for the Third Edition: "I recommend this book as an introduction to new educators involved in clinical teaching." -Journal for Nurses in Staff Development The fourth edition of this highly acclaimed text continues to provide a comprehensive framework for planning, guiding, and evaluating learning activities for graduate and undergraduate nursing students in numerous clinical settings. A respected resource for clinical faculty, it addresses the distinct requirements of clinical learning as opposed to classroom learning and provides proven strategies to maximize clinical education. The revision features expanded content on teaching graduate students, regulatory issues affecting distance education, and the use of social media. It covers establishing and using dedicated education units (DEUs), the challenges of student access to electronic health records and documentation of care, and reducing the demands of clinical staff members when multiple students rotate through a particular setting. Additionally, this edition provides guidelines for using preceptors, evaluating multimedia, and observing students in practice; sample observation guidelines, learning assignments, and clinical learning activities; and sample policies for clinical evaluation and adherence to professional conduct standards. It includes the latest revisions of the NCLEX test plan and the AACN Essentials guidelines for nursing education. The instructor?s manual, which includes learning activities for each chapter and teaching suggestions, and PowerPoint presentations accompany the text. New to the Fourth edition: Two completely new chapters: the first "Developing Clinical Learning Sites," and the second "Pedagogical Technologies for Clinical Education" Expanded approaches for meeting the clinical needs of graduate students Regulatory issues affecting distance education across state lines Using social media Discussion of benefits of DEUs and practical suggestions for developing them as clinical teaching sites Important content regarding the NLN CNETM Examination Detailed Test Blueprint Challenges of student access to electronic health records Guidelines for using preceptors, evaluating multimedia, and student observation Sample observation guidelines, learning assignments, and clinical learning activities and sample policies for clinical evaluation and professional conduct standards

Principles and Practice of Trauma Nursing

Author: Rose Ann O'Shea
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780443064050
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

This unique, authoritative book explores the spectrum of trauma care provided in the UK, discussing procedures for specific trauma presentations as well as the nurse's role in providing care in the emergency setting. Chapters on the relevant biosciences are included, which serve as an excellent source of review or instruction for nurses of all levels. In addition to the basic science dimensions of trauma nursing, the book also addresses clinical, psychosocial, and psychological aspects of care. Its structured approach to patient management presents information in an easy-to-follow format. Research evidence is used throughout to support the text, laying the foundation for expert nursing practice. Multidisciplinary approach makes the book relevant to current practice. Key learning points are highlighted with the text to help direct the reader's attention and encourage learning. A wide range of expert contributors makes the book a credible and authoritative source. Easy-to-understand chapters on fundamental biosciences expand readers' knowledge. Extensive illustrations, line drawings, and easy-to-read tables provide clear, visual explanations of important material. Appropriate references and recommended sources for further reading help readers develop knowledge and insight. Structured textbook format facilitates learning, enables information to be found quickly, and makes the book more user-friendly. The section on pre-hospital care presents a key piece of the trauma care spectrum, rather than focusing solely on the nurse's role in in-hospital care.

Principles and Practice of Pharmaceutical Medicine

Author: Lionel D. Edwards
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444348125
Release Date: 2011-07-12
Genre: Medical

The new edition of Principles and Practice of Pharmaceutical Medicine is a comprehensive reference guide to all aspects of pharmaceutical medicine. New content includes chapters and coverage on regulatory updates, increasing international harmonization, transitional and probabilistic approaches to drug development, the growing sophistication and regulatory importance of pharmacovigilance, personalized medicine and growth in biotechnology as a source of new experimental drugs.

Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment

Author: Landscape Institute,
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136754715
Release Date: 2013-05-02
Genre: Architecture

Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) can be key to planning decisions by identifying the effects of new developments on views and on the landscape itself. This fully revised edition of the industry standard work on LVIA presents an authoritative statement of the principles of assessment. Offering detailed advice on the process of assessing the landscape and visual effects of developments and their significance, it also includes a new expanded chapter on cumulative effects and updated guidance on presentation. Written by professionals for professionals, the third edition of this widely respected text provides an essential tool for landscape practitioners, developers, legal advisors and decision-makers.

How to Run Your Nurse Practitioner Business

Author: Dr. Sheila Grossman, Ph.D.
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826117635
Release Date: 2010-05-17
Genre: Medical

Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This is a wonderful resource for current and future nurse practitioners. The information is valuable and timely. This is an essential addition to resource libraries for nurse practitioners."Score: 100, 5 stars --Doody's This book serves as an authoritative reference designed for nurse practitioners (NPs), masters and doctoral level students, and administrators interested in developing and managing high-quality, cost-effective, and patient-accessible healthcare in NP settings. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Essentials are described in detail, and implications of the practice doctorate are integrated into this comprehensive text designed assist the reader in learning the principles of business management. The authors delineate the scope and role of the NP, the changing vision of healthcare delivery and its impact on NPs, and an analysis of the impact of statutes and legislation on NP-run practices. The book also provides a review of entrepreneurial models of NP delivery settings. Key features: Provides templates of policies, procedures, and documents that readers can adapt for their own settings regarding referral, release of healthcare information, and mission statements Discusses all aspects of running a clinic, such as on-call scheduling, job descriptions, staff evaluation, managing patient records, collaborative practice agreements, business plans, and sample budgets Offers important information about patient safety, evidence-based practice, working with business consultants to develop a practice, financial management of a practice, explanations of the roles of the director/owner and other providers

How to Analyze Medical Records

Author: Patricia W. Iyer
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1530681847
Release Date: 2016-03-22
Genre:

Legal nurse consultants succeed when they possess these critical skills: They are able to coherently organize medical records in a consistent way. In the process of doing so, they detect records that are mixed together. They notice details like missing records, gaps in charting and altered records. They can look at the whole picture and focus on the parts of the case that make a difference. They can wade through volumes of data to reconstruct the important information. They are able to write clear reports their clients understand. They use proper punctuation, spelling and grammar. They can fix typos so that their work product is professional. How to Analyze Medical Records: A Primer for Legal Nurse Consultants is designed to help you master the skills needed to effectively function within this fascinating niche. It is based on the author's experience organizing thousands of medical records and proofreading thousands of reports. She has organized and analyzed records from every conceivable setting where medical and nursing care is provided, from the newborn nursery to the long term care facility. Use this book to read through, refer to, and consult to gain a greater understanding of medical record organization and analysis. Book 1 in the Creating a Successful LNC Practice Series is called How to Start a Legal Nurse Consulting Business. It takes you from the point when you leave your LNC training program and enter the world of becoming a business owner. You will learn how to develop the mindset and attitudes that allow entrepreneurs thrive. It covers how to set up and manage your business, track your finances, get your first case and create a professional image that attracts clients to you. The author gives you tips on how to reach out to attorneys and work your network. This book is ideal for both the new and more experienced LNC business owner. Book 2 in the Creating a Successful LNC Practice Series is called Legal Nurse Consultant Marketing. This is a comprehensive compilation of tips, techniques and technology. You will explore how to develop your marketing plan and website, and to share your expertise to attract attorneys to you. Presenting at attorneys conferences or law firms involves skills you will learn in this book. You will find out how to harness the power of video by creating videos that highlight your skills. Unsure about how to close the deal? The chapter on sales walks you through the process of bringing the case in. You will discover techniques in become more persuasive in your marketing. Take advantage of the two chapters on exhibiting to crack the code on one of the most successful ways to meeting attorneys to build a customer base. The book wraps up with a chapter that answers common marketing questions. This book has something for LNCs with all levels of experience, from new to experienced. Book 4 in the Creating a Successful LNC Practice is called How to be a Successful Expert Witness. This book is designed for expert witnesses who want to improve their skills, get more cases, and feel more confident when performing. It will help you strengthen your skills in this demanding field. This book draws on the author's experiences both as an expert witness and one who has trained hundreds of experts - nurses, physicians, and a variety of healthcare professionals. There is a lot at stake in medical malpractice cases. You want to do your best. By buying this book, you have made a great investment in increasing your knowledge. The information in this book is applicable to any type of healthcare expert witness.

BOOK ALONE Evidence Based Practice for Nurses

Author: Nola Schmidt
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9780763794675
Release Date: 2011-02-05
Genre: Medical

Doody's Review Service - 5 Stars!The Second Edition of Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research continues to serve as the definitive reference for transitioning research into nursing practice. Based on the innovation-decision process (IDP), each unit is shaped according to the five steps of the IDP: knowledge, persuasion, decision, implementation, and confirmation. This unique organizational approach combined with updated case studies and ethical principles allows the research process to be tangible and linked with strategies that promote advancement.