Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practices / Edition 2

Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles and Practices / Edition 2

by Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC RN, LNCC, Patricia W.
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0849314186

ISBN-13: 9780849314186

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849314186
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1160
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 2.70(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: LEGAL THEORY The Law, Standards of Care, and Liability Issues, Tonia Dandry Aiken, JD, RN Access to Medical Records, Kathy Gudgell, JD, RN Discovery and Disclosure, Julianne Hernandez, MPH, BSN, RN, Barbara Noble, BSN, RN,
Barbara Stilwell, MSN, RN, and Mary Lanz, RN, LNCC Informed Consent, Julie C. Anderson, JD, MSN, RN Treatment Decisions, Jennifer L. Rangel, JD, Gail N. Friend, JD, RN, and Brett Storm, Esq.

SECTION II: PROFESSION OF LEGAL NURSE CONSULTING The History and Evolution of Legal Nurse Consulting, Joan K. Magnusson, BSN, RN, LNCC, Betty Joos, MEd, BSN, RN,
Julie B. Pike, MN, RN, LNCC, CPHRM, Rosanna Janes, BSN, RN, and Jenny Beerman, RN, LNCC Entry into Specialty Practice of Legal Nurse Consulting, Therese A. Steinhardt, MSN, RN Professionalism, Standards of Practice, and Standards of Professional Performance, Joan Magnusson, BSN, RN, LNCC, Julie B. Pike, MN, RN, LNCC, CPHRM,
and Maureen Jane Orr, BS, RN, LNCC, CIRS, CCM Certification, Sheila Webster, BSN, RN, C-HROB, RNC, LNCC, and Margery Garbin, PhD, RN Ethical Theory and the Practice of the Legal Nurse Consultant, Elena A. Capella, MPA, RN, LNCC, CPHQ, and Gretchen Aumman, PhD, BSN, RN Nursing Theory: Applications to Legal Nurse Consulting, Regina Noonan, MSN, RN, LNCC

SECTION III: LEGAL PRACTICE AREAS Evaluating Professional Negligence Cases, Renee Wilson, BSN, MS, RN, Doreen James Wise, EdD, MSN, RN,
Julie B. Pike, MN, RN, LNCC, CPHRM, and Susan H. Mahley, BSN, MSN, RNC, C-WHNP Elements of Triage: Effective Case Screening of Medical Malpractice Claims, Phyllis ZaiKaner Miller, RN, and Marguerite Barbacci, BSN, RN, MPH, RNC, LNCC Nursing Home Litigation, Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC, and Mary Lubin, BS, MA, RNC, NHA Principles of Evaluating Personal Injury Cases, Arlene King Klepatsky, JD, BSN, BA, RN Common Mechanisms of Injury in Personal Injury Cases, Arlene King Klepatsky, JD, BSN, BA, RN Evaluating Product Liability Cases, Rosie Oldham, BS, RN, LNCC, Paula Windler, MS, RN, LNCC,
Pamela M. Linville, RN, CCRC, CPBT, Patricia L. Pippen, BSN, RN, LNCC, OCN,
and Shirley Cantwell Davis, BSN, RN, LNCC Case Analysis: Evaluating Toxic Tort Cases, Jan Smith Clary, BSN, RN, LNCC, Marva J. Petty, MSN, RN,
April Clemens, MSN, RN, and Kathleen Woods Araiza, BA, RN Evaluating Forensics Cases, Doug Davis, BSN, RN, DABFN, Diana Faugno, BSN, RN, CPN, FAAFS,
Joseph R. McMahon III, JD, and Patricia Ann Steed King, RN ERISA and HMO Litigation, Cynthia Dangerfield, RN, CPN, and William J. Scott, Esq.
Complex Litigation, Betsy Isherwood Katz, BSN, RN, LNCC, and Adella Toepel Getsch, BSN, RN, LNCC The Legal Nurse Consultant as a Case Manager, Doreen Casuto, BSN, RN, MRA, CRRN, CCM, CLCP, F-ABDA, and Valerie V. Parisi, RN, CCM, CRRN

SECTION IV: ROLES OF THE LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT Legal Nurse Consultant Practice within a Law Firm, Phyllis ZaiKaner Miller, RN, and Elizabeth K. Zorn, BSN, RN Communication with Plaintiff Clients, Sherri Reed, BSN, RN, LNCC Interacting with Defense Clients, Karen Fox, BSN, RN, LNCC, and Margo Reed Conklin, MSN, RN, LNCC The Role of the Legal Nurse Consultant in the Insurance Industry, Melanie Eve Longenhagen, MBA, MSN, RN, CCM,
Patricia A. Jenkins-Barnard, RN, and Melanie Osley, MBA, RN, CPHRM The Legal Nurse Consultant's Role in Health Care Risk Management, Thomas B. Méndez, MSN, RN, ANP Health Care Claims Analysis, Agnes Grogan, BSN, RN Defense Medical Examinations, Karen L. Wetther, BSN, RN, and Lorraine E. Buchanan, MSN, RN, CRRN

SECTION V: RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT Legal Writing, Kevin Dubose, JD Medical Record Analysis, Deborah D. D'Andrea, BSN, BA, RN, Colleen D'Amico, BS, RN, and Shirley Cantwell Davis, BSN, RN, LNCC Literature Research, Karen L. Wetther, BSN, MS, RN, and Maureen A. Cregan, RN Report Preparation, Patricia Raya, BS, RNC Locating and Working with Expert Witnesses, Patricia A. Fyler, BS, RN, CEN, and Eileen Croke, EdD, MSN, RN, LNCC

SECTION VI: THE LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT AS EXPERT WITNESS The Liability Nurse Expert Witness, Elizabeth Edel, MN, RN, Deborah Dlugose, BA, BS, RN, CCRN, CRNA,
Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC, and Janet G. Foster, MSN, RN, CCRN The Expert Fact Witness: Noneconomic Damages Testimony, Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC, and Jenny Beerman, RN, LNCC The Life Care Planning Expert, Mona Yudkoff, BSN, MA, RN, MPH, CRRN, CCM, CLCP Business Principles for the Nurse Expert Witness, Renee Miller, MSN, RN, Karen Cepero, MSN, RN, CCRN, CEN, CS,
Julie B. Pike, MN, RN, LNCC, CPHRM, and Kathleen Martin, MSN, MPA, CCRN, CS

SECTION VII: MEDIATION, SETTLEMENT, AND TRIAL Alternative Dispute Resolution: Settlement, Arbitration, and Mediation, Nancy Wilson-Soga, BS, MS, RN, Tracey Chovanec, BSN, RN,
Barbara J. Levin, BSN, RN, ONC, LNCC, and Janet Kremser, BS, RN, C-SN, CDON/LTC The Role of the Legal Nurse Consultant in Preparation of Technical Demonstrative Evidence, Rosie Oldham, BS, RN, LNCC, and Patricia Karalow, BA, RN, LNCC Trial Preparation, Jane Barone, BS, RN, LNCC, and Judy Ringholz, BSN, RN The Trial Process, Lucille Evangelista, BS, RN, Patricia Raya, BS, RNC, and Barbara Loecker, MSEd, BSN, RN

SECTION VIII: BUSINESS PRINCIPLES Starting a Business: Legal and Business Principles, Deborah D. D'Andrea, BSN, BA, RN, Adrienne Randle Bond, JD, BA, and Doreen James Wise, EdD, MSN, RN, C-P/MH Successful Marketing for the Legal Nurse Consultant, Nancy R. Ellington, BS, RN, Geraldine B. Johnson, BSN, RN, LNCC, and Betty Joos, MEd, BSN, RN Growing a Business, Rosie Oldham, BS, RN, LNCC, Paula Windler, MS, RN, LNCC, and Roxanne Bush, MHSA, BSN, BA, RN Business Practices and Ethics, Jo Anne Kuc, BSN, RN, LNCC, and Betty Joos, MEd, BSN, RN GLOSSARY, Compiled by Sherri Reed, BSN, RN, LNCC, and Bruce Kehoe, JD INDEX

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