The Essential Legal Nurse Consulting Conference

October 19-22, 2023 Hotel Arts Calgary
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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 and healthcare professions.

"I got so much out of it....Every Registered Nurse should take this course!"


The next live course (the first since COVID!) will be October 19-22, 2023 at Hotel Arts in Calgary.  The course cost is $3750 Cdn plus 5% GST and includes 4 days of extensive and thorough instruction by medical, legal and business specialists, hearty and generous breakfasts/lunch/coffee, a Welcome Reception, and a Gala evening to celebrate with your fellow nurses. All attendees will be given a copy of Chris Rokosh's "Shift. Change." book. The Essential Legal Nurse Consulting Conference (formerly "Introduction to Legal Nurse Consulting") will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to practice as a Legal Nurse Consultant, and can be applied as an independent consultant supporting the legal profession, or to enhance your knowledge within the clinical environment. It is taught by one of the most experienced and successful Legal Nurse Consultants and expert witnesses, Chris Rokosh.

The curriculum includes:

  • Day 1
    • The Role of the Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC)
    • Expectations of the LNC in practice
    • Understanding the legal system and the legal process
    • Adverse event analysis - Medical record review
  • Day 2
    • Case Review Discussion/Review
    • Developing a case chronology
    • Essential elements of the written expert witness report
  • Day 3
    • Working with lawyers, communication
    • The Legal Nurse Consultant from the Legal Perspective 
    • How to testify in court
    • A mock trial presented by top medical malpractice lawyers! This is an extremely rare and valuable opportunity for potential LNCs!
  • Day 4
    • Operating as a Legal Nurse Consultant
    • Invoicing, billing
    • Marketing and promotion strategies
    • 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. The course provides 28 hours of nursing CE.

Funding assistance and continuing education credits may be available for this course. Contact your professional association. The Essential Legal Nurse Consulting Conference has also been approved for Nurse Retraining funding.  Check with your association if this is relevant for you.

To book accommodation (not included with registration) contact the hotel at 1-800-661-9378 and mention the "Legal Nurse Consulting Conference" for special rates. Click here for details on the hotel.


For those that have completed the online "Introduction to Legal Nurse Consulting" course, registration for the last two days of the live conference are for you!  Your LNC education continues as we provide instruction and discussion on the same case you reviewed in the online course. Instructors include Chris Rokosh, President of Connect Experts/Education, top medical malpractice lawyers and a business specialist who is very familiar with LNC bookeeping and accounting. You'll also have a great opportunity to meet and network with fellow LNCs from across Canada at our Saturday night Gala!  Cost of the course is $1875 Cdn plus GST. Complete your LNC education by joining us October 21/22, 2023.


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The online course can be taken at any time, from anywhere! It includes the foundational components of the live course.

The 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, communication, invoicing, promoting your services
  • 14 hours of CE

Our online course costs $1,200.00, plus tax (total $1260.00). Registration includes a free copy of Chris Rokosh's Book "Shift. Change. Empowering Nurses with Medical Legal Knowledge" - just enter in your shipping address on registration!


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