Laura Grossman Nissim, RN MS CNS LNCC
Target Audience: RNs interested in learning more about legal nurse consulting.
Description/Purpose: By working through this self-directed online module, the learner will be able to analyze the multiple aspects and management priorities involved in a personal injury case.
- Define personal injury and identify six types of personal injury.
- Define torts and discuss the difference between intentional torts, negligence, and strict liability.
- Provide examples of the four elements that must be present in order for there to be recovery on a negligence claim.
- List 5 different types of injuries that may be identified in a personal injury claim.
- Identify other factors which may impact personal injury claims (other than the subject accident).
- Identify defenses that the law may allow against civil negligence.
- Discuss three different types of ‘coverage’ for injuries that are location or circumstantially specific.
- Define causation and describe why it is important.
- Identify 4 different types of ‘damages’ and what is different about each of them.
- Identify 5 different ways that civil litigation can be decided.
- Distinguish the difference between plaintiff and defense LNC practice in personal injury claims.
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: 3
Expiration Date: April 10, 2020
- 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.