Certified legal nurse consultants apply their medical knowledge to legal cases regarding malpractice or other medical legal claims. Legal nurse consulting requires critical analysis of medical literature, health records, and relevant legal documents pertinent to the resolution of these cases. Consultants serve as researchers, educators, analysts, and strategists, providing assistance to the legal team.
What Does a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant Do?
As medical experts, nurse consultants take on a number of essential tasks in order to support a legal argument such as:
Educating attorneys and clients about relevant medical information
Analyzing the plaintiff’s