Maintaining the high standards of the previous edition of this bestseller, the current editors have fully revamped this reference to match the education and reference needs of today s LNC. Adding a wealth of new information, the book has been split into two volumes: Legal Nurse Consulting Principles, designed for students, and Legal Nurse Consulting Practices, a solid professional reference that practicing LNCs will consult again and again.
Legal Nurse Consulting Principles takes a pedagogic approach in providing content for use in core courses. It defines and elaborates on the role of the LNC in a number of arenas and adds new and expanded information covering new technology and new trends in healthcare and law.
A comprehensive textbook for students:
Defines the role of the LNC in areas ranging from maintaining records, case management, and research to insurance regulations and forensic investigations
Provides samples of forms used in practice
Uses case studies drawn from real-world examples
Presents chapter summaries that reinforce key concepts
Offers references, additional reading, and links to resources for further study
Contains test/ review questions at the end of every chapter
Includes an acronym section and a glossary
Those wishing guidance on the practice areas of LNC should check out the companion volume, Legal Nurse Consulting Practices. These volumes are also available as a set."