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: 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

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 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 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.

Nursing Malpractice

Author: Patricia W. Iyer
Publisher: Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company
ISBN: 1933264209
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Law

An outstanding reference for the attorney, legal nurse consultant, insurance claim adjuster, healthcare risk manager, or healthcare facility leader involved in a nursing malpractice claim, the third edition of Nursing Malpracticebrings you a wealth of information and resources for your case. This extensively revised and updated edition of a classic covers the spectrum of the nursing process—from patient admittance to lawsuit. Packed with tips and techniques this volume reveals typical ways in which nurses try to cover up their mistakes, shows how nurses are caught in a difficult position between the insurance company lawyers and hospital procedures, and gives a comprehensive overview of nursing responsibilities.Nursing Malpractice, Third Editionis divided into seven sections to assist you in locating the information you need, when you need it. Part One—Patient Safetypresents a comprehensive look at medical errors, the factors that influence them, risk reduction programs, and patient safety goals. Part Two—Nursing Practicediscusses nursing practice and documentation including nursing and employment law and today's healthcare environment including new methods of keeping records and current privacy issues. Part Three—Common Areas of Nursing Liabilityis a comprehensive overview of clinical nursing liability areas including new sections on orthopedics, neurology, assisted living, managed care, and emergency medical services. Part Four—Advanced Roles discusses two areas of advanced practice nursing: the nurse anesthetist and the nurse midwife. Part Five—Causes of Actionexamines sources of liability within nursing practice. New chapters are devoted to nosocomial infections, intravenous therapy and wounds. Another new chapter deals with criminal and liability issues with nurse serial killers. Part Six-Damages addresses the impact of injuries on the patient's future. This section includes areas such as current and future medical needs, vocational issues, economic losses, and pain and suffering. Part Seven—Litigation of Nursing Malpractice Claims focuses on the legal process from the point of view attorneys for both the plaintiff and defense. It also covers screening nursing malpractice cases, working with insurance claims adjusters, working with other experts, trial themes and techniques, and jury consulting. In short, this comprehensive book is an excellent and important addition to your nursing malpractice arsenal.

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

How to Start a Legal Nurse Consulting Business

Author: Patricia W. Iyer
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1523394013
Release Date: 2016-02-03
Genre:

Do you want to grow your legal nurse consulting business? Develop a group of raving fans who will recommend you to their attorney colleagues? How do you build a strong legal nurse consulting business that will pay your bills and give you security? One of the essential components of creating a strong business is establishing a loyal customer base. This book is directed to legal nurse consultants to help them do just that. The principles here will help you to establish and maintain successful relationships with attorneys to build a solid business. There is an abundance of opportunity for legal nurse consultants. I will show how you to tap into it. Running a business is a challenge for most legal nurse consultants. Self-doubt and lack of confidence holds LNCs back from taking the risks associated with starting a business. The new business owner wonders: what if I fail? Conquering your mindset is a necessary step in getting a business started. Developing a polished professional appearance is also essential. Understanding the fears of attorneys will help you determine the needs of the ideal client. Discover how motivation affects your ability to reach ideal clients. Some legal nurse consultants may have to contact many potential customers to land a case. In this book you'll learn about cold calls, warm calls and hot leads. Use your networks to get referrals to attorneys, using a structured script that works. I will teach you exactly where to find attorneys and how to ask for referrals to your ideal client. But the book goes beyond outbound marketing -reaching out to attorneys- and also focuses on inbound marketing - attracting attorneys so they find you. It is natural for an attorney to check out your website before speaking to you about your services. What will the attorney find? Do you have a site? Is it professional in appearance and well optimized for search engine optimization? Are you blogging about topics of interest to an attorney? Are you building a list of prospects by offering them an enticing special report on your website? I will show you how you can develop these tools to build a list of attorneys to stay connected with. In this book I share specific strategies to overcome the overwhelmed feeling and how to learn when to say yes or no to opportunities or specific client requests. You'll recognize three roles people play to manipulate people, particularly inexperienced legal nurse consultants. And you'll discover how to remove yourself from the game. Goals strengthen any business development plan. Specific goal setting techniques will give you a sense of progress and a reason to celebrate. I will show you how to set SMART goals to which you can hold yourself accountable and track your results. Get concrete information about having a sound operating plan and mastery over your finances. This book shares tips on how to organize your finances, track income and expenses using calendars, budges, logs and accounting software. Well-established and respected legal nurse consultants may find they have more work than they can handle. Would you like to be in that situation? This book is geared to the legal nurse consultant who is searching for tips to jumpstart a consulting business. My nursing education taught me how to take care of patients but not how to run a successful business. In this book, I will share with you many lessons learned from running a successful LNC business for 25 years. The principles and tips in this book will help you gain success in your legal nurse consulting practice. Chapters: 1.Checking Your Mindset 2.Avoiding Business Struggles 3.Developing Your Business 4.Getting Your First Case 5.Creating Your Professional Image 6.Attracting Your Prospects 7.Reaching Out to Attorneys 8.Asking for Referrals 9.Managing Your Business 10.Organizing Your Finances

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...

Pocket Guide to the Operating Room

Author: Maxine A Goldman
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803620513
Release Date: 2007-12-05
Genre: Medical

This pocket guide presents more than 500 surgical procedures! State-of-the-art revisions familiarize the reader with new standards of excellence for care of the surgical patient in the perioperative environment. For each procedure, you’ll find a definition • discussion • description of the surgery • preparation of the patient • skin preparation • draping technique • instrumentation • supplies • and special notes pertinent to that surgery.

Nurse s Legal Handbook

Author:
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582552800
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

The newly revised Fifth Edition of this handbook is an up-to-the-minute, authoritative guide to the legal and ethical issues faced daily by nurses. Replete with real-life examples and information from hundreds of court cases, the book covers the full range of contemporary concerns, including computer documentation, cloning, stem cell research, pain management, euthanasia, prescribing, privacy, and confidentiality as well as the nursing shortage. New topics include workplace violence and harassment, needlesticks, telephone triage, and quality assurance. A new Legal Tip logo highlights proactive, protective actions nurses can take, and an entire chapter explains step-by-step what to expect in a malpractice lawsuit.

Nursing Malpractice

Author: Charles C. Sharpe
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0865692866
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Law

Students and professional nurses at any level of clinical practice will find this book to be a vital resource on the basic legal concepts and principles of malpractice, liability, and risk management, and their implications for the profession. The book also provides detailed strategies for dealing with these issues. The content is highly relevant to practitioners in other health care and legal disciplines that collaborate in the delivery of health care. The book addresses the continuing changes in health care, particularly managed care, and rapidly developing technologies that will present new legal issues and questions. This is all done in an accessible, readable, and easy to use format.