"I have taken many courses during my nursing career of nearly 20 years - this one stands out as the best by far!"
A Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC) is a licensed, registered nurse who performs a critical analysis of clinical and administrative nursing practice, healthcare facts and issues and their outcomes for the legal profession, healthcare professions, consumers of healthcare and legal services, and others as appropriate.
This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to practice as a Legal Nurse Consultant in Canada, and can be applied as an independent consultant supporting the legal profession, or within the clinical environment providing objective, thorough adverse event analysis. Learn a new way to apply your nursing expertise and revolutionize your career. Find your love of nursing again!
This course is designed to provide you with all the information you need to get started as a Legal Nurse Consultant in Canada. Its four full days of instruction taught by the most experienced and successful Legal Nurse Consultants in Canada.
"This course has made me more knowledgeable, confident, and a better nurse in so many ways.
People actually sit up and take notice when I am speaking!"
The Live and Online training curriculum includes:
- The Role of the Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC)
- Expectations of the LNC in practice
- Steps in the litigation process
- Adverse event analysis - Medical record review
- Developing a case chronology
- Essential elements of the written expert witness report
- Working with lawyers
The Live Course provides additional education and includes:
- The Legal Nurse Consultant from the Lawyers Perspective (presented by a lawyer)
- An actual mock trial presented by top medical malpractice lawyers and potentially a judge! This is an extremely rare and valuable opportunity for potential LNCs!
- Operating as a consultant in Canada
- Marketing and promotion strategies
- The Canadian legal system
- LNC Code of Ethics
You will be provided with a Certificate of Completion upon completion of this course, signifying that you have attained specialized knowledge in the field of Legal Nurse Consulting.
Funding assistance may be available for this course. Contact your provincial association or other nursing education funders. For example, Ontario nurses contact the RNAO at . Alberta nurses can contact ARNET at .
It has also been approved for Nurse Retraining funding. Check with your association if this is relevant for you. If you are an RN working towards a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, check with your university - they may offer accreditation.
"It is my belief that every nurse, regardless of their practice area would benefit greatly from this course.
You won't regret it!"
You already know you want to be the best nurse possible. As a proud sponsor of this year’s Nurses on the RuN fundraiser, Connect Medical Legal Experts wants to help you become even better. Connect Experts is offering all Alberta RNs who are currently registered with CARNA a chance to win registration in our online Introduction to Legal Nurse Consulting course. Just tell us, in 500 words or less, how your participation in this online learning program will benefit the nursing profession in Alberta. This prize, to be awarded by the Alberta Registered Nurses Educational Trust (ARNET), is valued at $1,884.75. Send your essay, marked with ‘ARNET Nurses on the RuN’ in the subject line, to . Entries must be received by Feb. 28, 2017. The winner will be announced May 5th, 2017 during the Nurses on the RuN event in Red Deer!
Available anytime! The cost of the online course is $1795 Cdn plus GST.
"I really enjoyed the learning and being able to meld my extensive nursing experience with the legal system."
Registration is now available. After registration you will receive an email with login information to our secure online training environment.
To recieve an alert of the next live course, please email .
Get instruction from Canada's top Legal Nurse Consultants, enhanced by presentation by top medical malpractice lawyers.
Meet a fabulous group of fellow nurses interested in pursuing knowledge and opportunities in the field of Legal Nurse Consulting.
This course is presented once a year, switching between eastern and western Canada and seats will fill up quickly.
Completed the Online Course? Continue your LNC Education with the final two days of the Live Course.
Get valuable legal and business training by attending the last two days of the Live Course!
We will be contacting all Online Course graduates with dates and location once the next live course is scheduled.