Ethics and law in handling worker compensation cases is a detailed study and professional practice. Sometimes legal nurse consultants are necessary in understanding the injury and the legal implications of a settlement. Nurse Case Managers also play an important role in handling the cases and representing the individual case. Both of these fields, Legal Nurse Consulting and Nurse Case Management play an important role in these outcomes.
The article, “Nursing The Wound: The Law and Ethics of Disability Management in Workers Compensation” by Justin Beck goes into greater detail about this. The article states,
“Nurse case managers are often viewed with some suspicion by claimants and their lawyers, but a wider perspective is needed to understand the virtues of their profession. In this episode of Workers Comp Matters, host Alan Pierce talks to Justin Beck about his paper, “Nursing The Wound: The Law and Ethics of Disability Management in Workers Compensation.” ‘
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Please also review our Legal Nurse Consulting Program, as well as our Nurse Case Manager Program and see if they match your academic and professional needs.