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LNC Online Course Packages

AALNC offers several package choices, all designed to give you the most complete LNC education. Complete descriptions of all packages and purchase options are below. Please note that sales are final.

Complete Course with Resource Library and Textbook
***Principles & Practice currently out of stock, shipping will currently be delayed***

Maximize your LNC education with the Complete Course with Resource Library! This package includes:

  • Access to all 7 Modules
  • $1,345.00 for Non-members
  • $935.00 (As a member, you save $410.00)
  • Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles & Practice - 3rd Edition text
  • Growing Your Practice: Resources, Sample Reports & Tools for the LNC. 

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.

This continuing education program is eligible for up to 28 nursing contact hours.

Upon successful completion of these modules and corresponding post-tests, the student will be awarded with a certificate of completion for each module.


Complete Course with Text
***Principles & Practice currently out of stock, shipping will currently be delayed***

Purchase the entire seven module course with the textbook and save! This package includes:

  • Access to all 7 Modules
  • $1,170.00 for Non-members
  • $785.00 (As a member, you save $385.00)
  • Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles & Practice, 3rd edition text

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.

This continuing education program is eligible for up to 28 nursing contact hours.

Upon successful completion of these modules and corresponding post-tests, the student will be awarded with a certificate of completion for each module.


Complete Course with Resource Library (No Text)

Maximize your LNC education with the Complete Course with Resource Library! This package includes:

  • Access to all 7 Modules
  • $1,195.00 for Non-members
  • $800.00 (As a member, you save $395.00)
  • Growing Your Practice: Resources, Sample Reports & Tools for the LNC. 

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.

This continuing education program is eligible for up to 28 nursing contact hours.

Upon successful completion of these modules and corresponding post-tests, the student will be awarded with a certificate of completion for each module.


Complete Course (No Text)

Purchase the entire seven module course and save! This package includes:

  • Access to all 7 Modules
  • $1,020.00 for Non-members
  • $650.00 (As a member, you save $370.00)

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.

This continuing education program is eligible for up to 28 nursing contact hours.

Upon successful completion of these modules and corresponding post-tests, the student will be awarded with a certificate of completion for each module.


LNC Online Course - Individual Modules

AALNC offers the LNC Online Course in individual modules so that the learner may work at their own pace. Complete descriptions of the modules and course content can be found below. Please note that sales are final.


Identification, Evaluation, and Collaboration with Expert Witnesses

Presented By: Elizabeth Zorn, BSN RN LNCC and Julie Dickinson, MBA BSN RN LNCC

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

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.

This continuing education program is eligible for up to 5.0 nursing contact hours.

Upon successful completion of these modules and corresponding post-tests, the student will be awarded with a certificate of completion.

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Interacting with Plaintiff and Defense Clients

Presented By: Jean Cooper, MSN RN LNCC and Sharon K. McQuown, MSN RN LNCC

Objectives: 

  • 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

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.

This continuing education program is eligible for up to 4.0 nursing contact hours.

Upon successful completion of these modules and corresponding post-tests, the student will be awarded with a certificate of completion.

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Introduction to Legal Nurse Consulting

Presented By: Patricia Costantini, RN MEd LPC CRC CCM CLCP LNCC, Karen J. Huff, BSN RN LNCC and Jane Mihalich, BSN RN LNCC

Objectives: 

  • Explore the role of the AALNC in developing the practice of Legal Nurse Consulting
  • Evaluate the concepts related to professionalism for LNCs including the Code of Ethics, the scope & standards of practice and legal liability for practicing LNCs
  • Outline common practice environments and roles available for LNC professionals
  • Analyze the qualities and attributes which are important for successful LNC practice
  • Summarize the various education components which have value for the LNC and distinguish between certification and certificate of completion
  • Analyze the LNCC certification process

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.

This continuing education program is eligible for up to 5.0 nursing contact hours.

Upon successful completion of these modules and corresponding post-tests, the student will be awarded with a certificate of completion.

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Legal Fundamentals (2014)

Presented By: Elizabeth Zorn, BSN RN LNCC

Objectives: 

  • Name the four sources of law and discuss the process by which each is created.
  • Outline the two types of law and analyze the application of each type
  • Define selected legal doctrines and discuss application of each in LNC work

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.

This continuing education program is eligible for up to 3.0 nursing contact hours.

Upon successful completion of these modules and corresponding post-tests, the student will be awarded with a certificate of completion.

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Medical Records Identification, Access, and Analysis

Presented By: Julie Dickinson, MBA RN LNCC

Objectives: 

  • Review the concepts of patient confidentiality
  • Outline the various sources for acquisition of patient medical records as well as the digitized and electronic medical records resources
  • Analyze the various laws and federal/ state regulations governing access to medical records
  • Examine the LNC’s tasks/responsibilities involved in organizing and managing medical records
  • Evaluate the elements of medical records analysis and analyze the concepts to be utilized by LNC’s in effective and successful analysis of medical records

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.

This continuing education program is eligible for up to 5.0 nursing contact hours.

Upon successful completion of these modules and corresponding post-tests, the student will be awarded with a certificate of completion.

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Researching Medical Literature & Other Information

Presented By: Jean Autry, BS RN LNCC CMI-I and Katy Jones, MSN BSN RN 

Objectives: 

  • Discuss the importance of medical legal research for the LNC
  • Analyze the various types of medical literature and discuss the reasons why searches may be needed
  • Illustrate effective processes for conducting research
  • Analyze effective methods for researching reliable sources for standards of care
  • Explain the process and considerations for researching causation issues
  • Critique two selected legal standards and outline the most effective methods for summarizing medical literature
  • Evaluate reliable and effective sources for locating and viewing full text articles
  • Summarize the use of other selected types of research in case preparation

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.

This continuing education program is eligible for up to 4.0 nursing contact hours.

Upon successful completion of these modules and corresponding post-tests, the student will be awarded with a certificate of completion.

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Written Communication and Report Writing

Presented By: Kathy Ferrell, BS RN LNCC 

Objectives: 

  • Identify the various types of LNC written work products
  • Match the different types of writing styles that LNCs may use in written work
  • Apply the Six C’s of effective communication to your own writing
  • Construct a Chronology following the four components of essential writing skills

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.

This continuing education program is eligible for up to 2.0 nursing contact hours.

Upon successful completion of these modules and corresponding post-tests, the student will be awarded with a certificate of completion.

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