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HL 440 Case Studies in Health Care Malpractice Consulting: Process & Applications



This final course is pivotal for bringing everything together in the building of a solid knowledge and theory base in health care & malpractice consulting practice. Students study actual cases and consulting and expert witness reports and learn additional skills related to work product for attorney clients. Effective report writing methodologies are examined. This course culminates in the actual full analysis of cases from the health care/malpractice consulting viewpoint and work product. Students conduct a real case analysis with full applicability of learned materials from the entire continuing education program of study. This course also provides the knowledge necessary to undertake the role of the the new consultant in the field of health care legal/malpractice consulting. A comprehensive examination at the end of this course allows for the student to do a full case analysis and develop a consulting report and work product. Course Code: HL 440. Contact hours of continuing education = 30. Course Cost: $ 200.00.

Course Code: HL 440

Contact hours of continuing education = 30.

Prerequisites: Successful Completion of HL 400, HL 410, HL 420, and HL430

Instructor/Course Author: Dominick L. Flarey, Ph.D, MBA,RN-BC, ANP-BC, LNC-CSp., FACHE


Link to Resume: Resume

TEXTBOOKS: There are NO textbooks for this course.

Students will be provided all learning materials for this course once enrolled.

TIME FRAME: You are allotted two years from the date of enrollment, to complete this course. There are no set time-frames, other than the two year allotted time. If you do not complete the course within the two-year time-frame, you will be removed from the course and an “incomplete” will be recorded for you in our records. Also, if you would like to complete the course after this two-year expiration time, you would need to register and pay the course tuition fee again.

GRADINGYou must achieve a passing score of at least 70% to complete this course and receive the (Number of Hours) hours of awarded continuing education credit. There are no letter grades assigned. You will receive notice of your total % score. Those who score below the minimum of 70% will be contacted by AIHCP and will be permitted one more attempt to retake the online examination.

BOARD APPROVALS: The American Institute of Health Care Professionals (The Provider) is approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider number # CEP 15595 for 65 Contact Hours. Access information

Course Refund & AIHCP Policies: access here


  • Examination Access: there is link to take you right to the online examination program where you can print out your examination and work with it. All examinations are formatted as “open book” tests. When you are ready, you can access the exam program at anytime and click in your responses to the questions. Full information is provided in the online classrooms.
  • Student Resource Center: there is a link for access to a web page “Student Resource Center.” The Resource Center provides for easy access to all of our policies/procedures and additional information regarding applying for certification. We also have many links to many outside reference sites, such as online libraries that you may freely access.
  • Online Evaluation: there is a link in the classroom where you may access the course evaluation. All students completing a course, must, without exception, complete the course evaluation.
  • Faculty Access Information: you will have access to your instructor’s online resume/biography, as well as your instructor’s specific contact information.
  • Additional Learning Materials: some faculty have prepared additional “readings” and /or brief lecture notes to enhance your experience. All of these are available in the online classrooms.

COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Enter the practice of Health Care Legal and Malpractice Consulting with sufficient knowledge for practice at a standard required by the employment market.
  2. Practice in a variety of practice settings as a Health Care Legal and Malpractice consultant including; health care, medical and and related malpractice, expert witness role, toxic torts, product liability, insurance industry, law firms, health care related organizations, and as an entrepreneurial health care/malpractice consultant.
  3. Utilize knowledge and skills required to comprehensively analyze cases for attorney clients, or other types of clients
  4. Apply report writing skills and presentation skills for analyzed cases.
  5. Understand and practice health care/malpractice consulting with regards to high ethics and adherence to standards of practice.
  6. Prepare and develop develop marketing plans for career and business growth


A brief abstract of content: 

  • Case Study Analysis
    1). Case Study Reviews.
    2). Case Study Development.
    3). Case Study Analysis.
    4). Report Writing.

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