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Identification, Evaluation, and Collaboration with Expert Witnesses Module

Authors: 

Julie Dickinson, MBA BSN RN LNCC
Elizabeth Zorn, BSN 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 utilize specific tools to investigate, select and prepare expert witnesses for consultation, deposition and/or trial testimony.

Objectives: 

  • Explore the role of the expert witness and concepts for identification/ selection of appropriate experts
  • Analyze strategies for locating experts and appropriate criteria for evaluating them as well as guidelines for determining fees
  • Review relevant regulations and guidelines for expert witness testimony
  • Outline the components of optimal expert witness packages, witness conferences and preparation of witnesses

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: 5
Expiration Date: December 15, 2020

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.

Price: 

Member: $150
Non-member: $300

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