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LNCC Review Course

Legal nurse consulting is a specialty practice of nursing that encompasses a variety of medicolegal practice areas such as medical malpractice, personal injury, risk management, case management, life care planning, forensic nursing, worker’s compensation, and more. Promote your expertise and professionalism in this nursing specialty by becoming board certified. Legal Nurse Consultant Certified (LNCC®) is the only legal nursing certification accredited by the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC), formerly known as the American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS) Accreditation Council.

The course consists of a series of eleven 90-minute webinar recording presentations.  Based on the LNCC® exam blueprint and the 3rd Edition of Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles & Practice, each presentation covers advanced content from the different practice areas found on the exam.

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These presentations are ideal for those wishing to prepare for the LNCC® exam, and the individual presentation recordings will serve as a refresher for LNCs wishing to review a particular practice area.  The course faculty has extensive content-specific experience, consists primarily of LNCCs, and includes past Presidents of AALNC and past Chairpersons of the American Legal Nurse Consultant Certification Board (ALNCCB), as well as current Board Members of AALNC.

Incorporated into this comprehensive course are additional resources designed to enhance the participant’s preparedness, including a suggested reading list, test-taking tips, and practice questions developed by the ALNCCB. This is the only LNCC® Review Course endorsed by the AALNC.

Continuing Nursing Education

The American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants Education Committee is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Course Content & Pricing

LNCC® Review Course

What's Included:

  • 24/7 Access to all eleven presentation recordings for 1 year: which includes the presenter's lecture, fully synchronized to their slide presentation.
  • After viewing each course recording, passing the post-test with 80% or higher and completing the course evaluation, participants will be awarded 16.5 Contact Hours of CNE credit for completion of the entire 11 part course. 

Price: Member $550, Non-Member $950

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LNCC® Review Course+ Practice Test

What's Included:
  • Everything in the LNCC® Review Course listed above.
  • A physical copy of the LNCC Practice test.

Price: Member $607.75, Non-Member $1007.75 

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LNCC Practice Test

The LNCC Practice Test, including 100 practice questions, was developed through the same process used to write the LNCC® examination—except that the practice test includes answers! Use this tool to help assess your readiness for the LNCC exam.

Please note, this is a hard-copy version, NOT an online version. The practice exam is not a requirement to sit for an actual certification examination. Taking the practice exam does not imply successful performance on the examination. 

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Individual Modules

Medical Malpractice

Presenters: Julie Dickinson, MBA BSN RN LNCC and Beth Zorn, BSN RN LNCC
Identified Gaps: Legal nurse consultants (LNCs) who require a refresher or who are inexperienced in the area of medical malpractice need to review this practice area in preparation for taking the LNCC exam.
CNE: 1.5 Contact Hours

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to increase their knowledge base regarding the key concepts related to the LNC’s role in working on medical malpractice claims.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Analyze the LNC role in screening and investigating potential medical malpractice claims.
  2. Outline the role of an LNC during the discovery phase of a medical malpractice claim.
  3. Evaluate the role of an LNC in the adjudication of a medical malpractice claim.

Price: Members: $50.00/Non-Members: $75.00

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Personal Injury

Presenters: Sharon McQuown, MSN RN LNCC and Kathy Ferrell, BS RN LNCC
Identified Gaps: Legal Nurse Consultants who require a refresher or who are inexperienced in the area of Personal Injury and need to review this practice area in preparation for taking the LNCC exam.  Legal Nurse Consultants who have an interest solely in this section and wish to have a continuing education unit offering on Personal Injury.
CNE: 1.5 Contact Hours

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to increase their knowledge base concerning the Personal Injury arena and the critical concepts related to the LNC’s role in working on Personal Injury cases.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Name the 4 elements of a personal injury case which must be proved by the plaintiffs’ attorney.
  2. Identify 3 common defenses for cases involving alleged negligence.Contrast the differences between general, specific and punitive damages.
  3. Explain the differences between intentional and non-intentional torts.
  4. Summarize LNC’s role in working plaintiff and defense personal injury attorneys.

Price: Members: $50.00/Non-Members: $75.00

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Test Taking Tips and Sample Questions (prior to spring exam)

Presenters: Karen Huff, BSN RN LNCC and Julie Dickinson, MBA BSN RN LNCC
Identified Gaps: All LNCs preparing for the LNCC exam will benefit from reviewing test-taking tips and practicing sample test questions.
CNE: 1.5 Contact Hours

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to increase their knowledge base concerning effective test-taking tips and to prepare for the exam by reviewing sample questions.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe 3 ways a legal nurse consultant can prepare for the LNCC examination.
  2. List 4 test-taking tips.
  3. Analyze and evaluate the 3 LNC skill sets that the LNCC examination is designed to measure.

Price: Members: $50.00/Non-Members: $75.00

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Workers’ Compensation

Presenter: Barb Boschert, BSN RN LNCC
Identified Gaps: According to the 2011 Salary Survey conducted by AALNC, approximately 8% of LNC respondents practiced in the area of workers’ compensation. With the ever-expanding role of the LNC, more in-depth education needs to be offered regarding the role of the LNC in the setting of workers’ compensation claims.
CNE: 1.5 Contact Hours

The purpose of this activity is to provide the learner with the concepts and tools  to practice in the setting of  workers’ compensation law.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the concept of workers’ compensation law, as compared to personal injury and/or medical malpractice law.
  2. Compare and contrast the administration of WC benefits in the Federal vs State systems.
  3. Employ the principles of causation and ‘no fault’ in the analysis of a WC claim.
  4. Apply issues relevant to the determination of compensability when reviewing a WC claim.
  5. Recognize the setting in which a SIF would be applicable, and summarize the medical information relevant to the production of an SIF portfolio.

Price: Members: $50.00/Non-Members: $75.00

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Risk Management

Presenters: Peg Woodward, JD BSN RN LNCC and Darlene Holt
Identified Gaps: Legal nurse Consultants (LNCs) who require a refresher or who are inexperienced in the area of risk management need to review this practice area in preparation for taking the LNCC exam.
CNE: 1.5 Contact Hours

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to increase his/her knowledge base regarding key concepts surrounding the risk management role for the LNC.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Explore the four defining principles of risk management.
  2. Compare and contrast systems for risk identification.
  3. Analyze a RM program.
  4. Outline the elements of the claims management process.
  5. Evaluate the LNC’s role in risk management.

Price: Members: $50.00/Non-Members: $75.00

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Toxic Torts

Presenters: Rosie Oldham, BS RN LNCC and Catherine Beasley, MS BSN LNCC
Identified Gaps: Legal nurse consultants who require a refresher or who are inexperienced in the area of toxic tort and need to review this practice area in preparation for taking the LNCC exam.
CNE: 1.5 Contact Hours

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to increase their knowledge base concerning the key concepts related to the LNC’s role in working on toxic tort claims.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Define the concept of toxic tort.
  2. Examine the role of the LNC in toxic tort claims.
  3. Outline the required elements in an effective toxic tort work product for use LNC practice.
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Price: Members: $50.00/Non-Members: $75.00

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Product Liability

Presenters: Rosie Oldham, BS RN LNCC and Catherine Beasley, MS BSN LNCC
Identified Gaps: Legal nurse consultants who require a refresher or who are inexperienced in the area of product liability and need to review this practice area in preparation for taking the LNCC exam.
CNE: 1.5 Contact Hours

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to increase their knowledge base concerning key concepts related to the LNC’s role in working on product liability claims.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Define product liability.
  2. Compare and contrast three theories of product liability.
  3. Differentiate between the concepts used to prove liability.
  4. Evaluate the role of the LNC in product liability claims.

Price: Members: $50.00/Non-Members: $75.00

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Long Term Care Litigation

Presenters: Karen Huff, BSN RN LNCC and Paul K. (Kip) Reese, JD
Identified Gaps: Legal nurse Consultants (LNCs) who require a refresher or who are inexperienced in the area of long term care litigation need to review this practice area in preparation for taking the LNCC exam.  
CNE: 1.5 Contact Hours

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to increase his/her knowledge base regarding key concepts surrounding the role of the LNC when working on medical legal claims in long term care litigation.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss state and federal regulations in long term care litigation.  
  2. Analyze common allegations in long term care litigation. 
  3. Analyze common defense theories in long term care litigation.  
  4. Analyze the role of the LNC in long term care litigation during the phases of a lawsuit.   

Price: Members: $50.00/Non-Members: $75.00

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Life Care Planning / Medicare Set-Asides

Presenter: Patty Costantini, RN, MEd, LPC, CRC, CCM, CLCP, LNCC, D-ABVE, CNLCP
Identified Gaps: LNCs who do not practice in the area of Life Care Planning or Medicare Set Asides would benefit from an educational activity related to the documentation of future care needs for people with catastrophic injuries and/or disabilities.
CNE: 1.5 Contact Hours

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to increase their knowledge base related to the specialty LNC practice of completing Life Care Plans and/or Medicare Set Asides.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Outline & differentiate the usual elements and/or categories included in a life care plan.
  2. Explore & discuss environments in which life care planners practice. 
  3. Describe essential steps & considerations necessary for completion of a quality Life Care Plan.
  4. Explain the nature & purpose of regulatory guidelines mandating development of Medicare Set-Asides (MSAs).
  5. Describe development of an MSA; compare & contrast with the Life Care Plan development.

Price: Members: $50.00/Non-Members: $75.00

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Criminal / Forensics

Presenter: Stacey Mitchell, DNP MBA RN
Identified Gaps: Most LNCs re comfortable with civil cases. The criminal cases and cases involving forensic evidence are often challenging. This lecture will assist with educating the LNC regarding these cases. This lecture may be used to prepare the LNC for certification.
CNE: 1.5 Contact Hours

The purpose of this activity is to improve the learner’s knowledge level in the area of forensic and criminal law and to enhance analysis skills in these cases in anticipation of encountering this information on the LNCC certification examination.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss two levels of criminal charges.
  2. Describe three types of evidence.
  3. Identify two types of witnesses that may testify in a criminal court case.
  4. List four types of cases where the legal nurse consultant may encounter forensic evidence.
  5. Describe the role of the legal nurse consultant in criminal cases.

Price: Members: $50.00/Non-Members: $75.00

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Regulatory Compliance / Licensure Investigations

Presenter: Julie Dickinson, MBA BSN RN LNCC and Catherine Jordan MSA, RN, LNCC

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to increase their knowledge base concerning the regulatory compliance arena and the key concepts related to the LNC’s role in working on licensure investigations.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Examine the role of the LNC in licensure investigations.
  2. Describe  two laws impacting health care providers
  3. Analyze the scope of authority, purpose and function, and components of The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) 
  4. Describe the various types of provider audits, the audit process, and the organizational response to an audit.
  5. Identify the essential elements of an effective regulatory compliance program.

Price: Members: $50.00/Non-Members: $75.00

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