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Interacting with Plaintiff and Defense Clients Module


Jean Cooper, MSN RN LNCC
Sharon K. McQuown, MSN RN LNCC

Target Audience: RNs interested in learning more about legal nurse consulting.

Description/Purpose: Participation in this online module will enable the learner to evaluate the various relationships of the LNC with attorneys and differentiate the roles and responsibilities in each area of responsibility.


  • Analyze at least three essential verbal communication skills and potential barriers to verbal communication
  • Differentiate the role of the independent LNC from the role of the in house LNC in communicating with attorneys and the guiding principles of communication for the independent LNC
  • Analyze the LNC role in the activities and decision making elements required in evaluating plaintiff cases
  • Outline the roles of the various members of the defense team and how the LNC functions and interacts as a member of the defense team

Continuing 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.

Contact Hours: 4
Expiration Date: September 22, 2022

Successful Completion:

  • Complete individual module
  • Obtain a score of at least 80% on the module post-test
  • Complete the online course evaluation and attestation of completion

Conflict of Interest: The planners and faculty for this activity report no conflicts of interest.


Member: $130
Non-member: $260

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