Legal Nurse Consultants work with malpractice attorneys on a consistent basis. They can be utilized to help the healthcare professional’s case or the plaintiff’s case. Legal Nurse Consultants hence play a critical role in the medical and legal arena.
They also learn many things in the process and have a strong understanding of how to prevent malpractice.
The article, “Behind the scenes: Working with a malpractice attorney” by Noel Paschke looks at somethings dental offices should take note of in preventing malpractice cases. He states,
“Working with a malpractice attorney was another interesting professional endeavor that was a natural fit. After several years’ experience on the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners, chairing the board’s Discipline Committee as vice president and working with the attorney general’s office on investigations, reviewing records was second nature to me. ”
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Please also review the College of Legal Nurse Consulting and its Legal Nurse Consultant Program. The program is online and independent study and open to nurses seeking to work in the legal field of malpractice cases.