Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC)

Courses

LNC A347 Legal Nurse Consultant Paralegal Principles and Practices 2 Credits

Examines regulatory climate governing the work of Legal Nurse Consultant Paralegals and introduces concepts of substantive law and professional skills necessary for success in this field. Practice in Alaska and professional ethics are emphasized. Legal specialty course.
Registration Restrictions: Associate or baccalaureate degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution.

Prerequisites: LEGL A101 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment and LEGL A215 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.

LNC A348 Medical Records Review 1 Credit

Examines the role of medical records in personal injury litigation, malpractice cases, claims review, peer review, and compliance proceedings. Includes obtaining, reviewing, and summarizing records; records confidentiality and records security procedures; use of medical consultants; use of medical records to value and settle a case; working with records at trial; and rules of legal ethics associated with access to medical records. Legal specialty course.
Registration Restrictions: Associate of baccalaureate degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution.

Prerequisites: LEGL A101 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment and LEGL A215 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.