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On-Demand Webinars

Originally presented live, these On-Demand Webinars are presented in a recorded format and are available for CNE contact hours.

Criteria for Successful Completion:

  • Purchase the On-Demand Webinar.
  • View the entire activity.
  • Pass the activity’s post-test.
  • Complete and submit the online evaluation form.

Continuing Education Disclosure:

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.

Unless otherwise noted below:

  • Members of the Planning Committee for these presentations have expressed no conflicts of interest.
  • These presentations are not sponsored by or joint provided with another organization unless otherwise noted below.

Previously Presented

Anatomy of a Lawsuit: The LNC’s Role from Initial Screening Through Trial

Date Originally Presented: November 8, 2017
Presented By: Lorie A. Brown, RN, MN, JD
CNE Hours: 1.5

Description: At the end of the presentation, participants will understand how their roles as an LNC can be used throughout a case up to and including the trial.

Price: Members Free in 2017!/Non-Members $85


Case Studies in Electronic Medical Record Data Manipulation

Date Originally Presented: October 25, 2017
Presented By: Scott Greene, SCFE
CNE Hours: 1.5

Description: At the end of the presentation, participants will understand what is readily available from electronic medical records (EMRs) and why metadata is important during analysis of EMRs.

Price: Members $35/Non-Members $85


Forensic Consulting: Another Path for the LNC

Date Originally Presented: October 18, 2017
Presented By: Teresa Devitt-Lynch, MSN, RN-BC, SANE-A, CFN, DACFEI 
CNE Hours: 1.5

Description: At the end of the presentation, participants will gain the knowledge needed to compare the criminal and civil court systems and discuss the LNC’s role in the criminal court system. Information related to education and references resources for the LNC working in the criminal court system will be discussed as well as analysis of a criminal case.

Price: Members $35/Non-Members $85

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Hot OB Issues for the LNC

Date Originally Presented: September 21, 2017
Presented By: Nikki Chuml, MSN/Ed, RNC-OB, PRN, LNC & Katie Leon Guerrero, RN, RNC-OB, C-EFM 
CNE Hours: 1.5

Description: At the end of the presentation, the participants will gain the knowledge needed to assist attorneys in successfully litigating cases involving common OB issues (Group Beta Strep and Fetal Monitoring).

Price: Members $35/Non-Members $85

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Pleadings, Discovery, and Trial: How Cases are Prepared for Trial from Day One

Date Originally Presented: August 29, 2017
Presented By: Corey G. Lorenz, Esq. 
CNE Hours: 1.0

Description: Join AALNC and Corey Lorenz, a Mass Torts attorney, as she shares her firsthand experience of how each step taken during a case can impact the course of a trial and the ultimate outcome. Attendees will understand the trial preparation process from the time of filing the complaint to the time the trial commences, including how the judge’s ruling on motions affects the case. As part of the AALNC Mock Trial bundle, this webinar will provide a full overview of the judicial system and the LNC's role before, during, and after trial.

Price: Members $25/Non-Members $60

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What You Need to Know: Time Out Failures in the O.R.

Date Originally Presented: August 8, 2017
Presented By: Sharon Ponting RN, BSN, MSN Ed. CNOR, RNFA
CNE Hours: 1.0

Description: After attending this webinar, the participants will understand time out failures and the culture in operating rooms contributing to wrong site, side and person surgical procedures. The evolution and success of surgical safety checklists will be discussed in the webinar as well as medical record entries suggesting a wrong site, side or person procedure has occurred.

Price: Members $25/Non-Members $60

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Important Implications of the Informed Consent-Two Cases of Negligence

Date Originally Presented: July 18, 2017
Presented By: Stephen M. Cohen, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCR
CNE Hours: 1.0

Description: Participants attending this educational activity will understand the legal implications of informed consent through the discuss and analysis of two legal cases.

Price: Members $25/Non-Members $60

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Expand Your Horizons in Medicare Set-Asides

Date Originally Presented: June 20, 2017
Presented By: Shelene Giles, MS, BSN, BA, RN, CRC, CNLCP, CLCP, MSCC, LNCC 
CNE Hours: 1.0

Description: At the completion of the webinar, the participant will expand their LNC role related to Medicare Set-Asides as well as enhance their knowledge, referral base and revenue.

Price: Members Free in 2017!/Non-Members $60

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Business Series Package

Webinars Included: 

  • Starting an LNC Practice: Personal and Professional Readiness
  • LNC Entrepreneurship: Billing, Collections, and Subcontractors
  • Face to Face Marketing: How to Connect with and Convert Prospects

CNE Hours: 4.5

Price: Members $80/Non-Members $230

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Business Series: Face to Face Marketing: How to Connect with and Convert Prospects

Date Originally Presented: June 7, 2017
Presented By: Patricia Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC and Erica Leach-Baker, RN, CLNC 
CNE Hours: 1.5

Description: At the completion of the webinar, the participant will discover marketing methods designed to turn cold leads into hot prospects.

Price: Members $35/Non-Members $85

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Business Series: LNC Entrepreneurship: Billing, Collections, and Subcontractors

Date Originally Presented: May 16, 2017
Presented By: Tracy Rodgers, RN, LNCC, BSN, WCC, DWC and Gyalia Rutledge, RN, CLNC 
CNE Hours: 1.5

Description: After attending this webinar, the participants will have a greater understanding of billing, collections and working with subcontractors to better enhance his/her LNC business.

Price: Members $35/Non-Members $85

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Business Series: Starting an LNC Practice: Personal and Professional Readiness

Date Originally Presented: May 2, 2017
Presented By: Mindy Cohen, MSN, RN, LNCC and Anne Meyer, BSN, RN, LNCC 
CNE Hours: 1.5

Description: After attending this webinar, the participants will identify 3 issues that require consultation with an attorney or accountant when starting an LNC business. The participants will also be able to name home office products that allow the LNC to work successfully from home and discuss personal and professional characteristics essential to being a successful LNC.

Price: Members $35/Non-Members $85

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Medicolegal Pitfalls in Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine

Date Originally Presented: April 20, 2017
Presented By: Jasdeep Dalawari, MD, FACC, FSCAI
CNE Hours: 1.0

Description: Participants who attend this educational activity will understand medical litigation pertaining to interventional cardiovascular medicine.

Price: Members $25/Non-Members $60

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Understanding ED Triage Principles and Practices for the LNC

Date Originally Presented: March 28, 2017
Presented By: Shelley Cohen RN MSN CEN
CNE Hours: 1.0

Description: Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will understand the triage process including the definition, practice standards, and documentation. The learners will also be able to identify regulatory agencies and authorities that impact the triage process and resources available to assist the LNC in litigation cases related to the triage process.

Price: Members Free in 2017!/Non-Members $60

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HIPAA Compliance for Legal Nurse Consultants

Date Originally Presented: March 14, 2017
Presented By: William H. Maruca, Esq.
CNE Hours: 1.5

Description: Upon completion of this educational activity, attendees will understand their obligations under the HIPAA privacy and security rules regarding Business Associate Agreements and patient authorizations. Participants will learn what constitute a breach of HIPAA and their obligation in the event of a breach as well as the different requirements of defense and plaintiff’s experts.

Price: Members Free in 2017!/Non-Members $85

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Driving Under the Influence: An Investigation of the Medical Records

Date Originally Presented: February 8, 2017
Presented By: Jennifer Smith, AS, RN, LNC, CLCP
CNE Hours: 1.5

Description: Upon successful completion of the webinar, participants will be able to apply their knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and patient assessment skills to accurately evaluate a case involving driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Learners will also be able to discuss different possibilities that may result in elevated blood or breath alcohol test results and correlate field sobriety test evaluations and findings with disease process and/or medications.

Price: Members $35/Non-Members $85

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Death Investigation: What Every LNC Needs to Know

Date Originally Presented: January 17, 2017
Presented By: Sabrina Gast, RN MSN F-ABMDI
CNE Hours: 1.0

Description:  At the conclusion of this educational activity, the participants will be able to identify important information contained within a death investigation and reports completed in connection with the investigation.

Price: Members $25/Non-Members $60

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1-800-Product Liability: An LNC Guided Tour

Date Originally Presented: December 6, 2016
Presented By: Cynthia Mascarenhas, RN LNCC
CNE Hours: 1.0

Description: At the conclusion of this educational activity, the participants will understand product liability medical malpractice claims.

Price: Members $25/Non-Members $60

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The Medical Malpractice Case-Start to Finish

Date Originally Presented: November 17, 2016
Presented By: Tonia D. Aiken, RN, JD
CNE Hours: 1.0

Description: Upon successful completion of this webinar, Participants will be able to identify forms and list specific documents and information needed or used in the various stages of medical malpractice litigation.

Price: Members $25/Non-Members $60

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Vaccines and Vaccine Refusals: Medical Facts and Potential Medico-Legal Implications
of Immunization

Date Originally Presented: November 3, 2016
Presented By: Herschel R. Lessin, MD
CNE Hours: 1.5

Description: Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will expand their knowledge regarding the status of vaccination in the US and the science behind it addressing risk and benefits. The session will also enable the participant to identify areas of potential liability in the provision or failure to provide vaccinations. 

Price: Members $35/Non-Members $85

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ADA Case Review: New Niche for LNCs

Date Originally Presented: October 18, 2016
Presented By: Regina Jackson, RN, BS, CCM, LNCC
CNE Hours: 1.0

Description: Participants in this educational activity will expand their knowledge regarding the new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations, essential job function analysis, the interactive process, reasonable accommodations, and considerations for case review. Also, the learners will be introduced to a new potential market in analyzing cases for ADA compliance.

Price: Members $25/Non-Members $85
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Round Table Webinar: Report Writing

Date Originally Presented: August 25, 2016
Presented By: 

  • Lisa Mancuso, BSN, RN, PCCN, CCRN, LNCC
  • Charlene Pearman, BSN, RN, CLNC
  • Tamara Karlin, RN, LNCC

CNE Hours: 1.5
Description: Upon successful completion of this webinar, participants will be able to identify the different types of reports they may be asked to author.  Participants will also be able to offer a verbal report to an attorney when consulting as a testifying expert.  In addition, participants will gain knowledge about writing an expert report for the attorney-client within the requirements of the state of jurisdiction.

Price: Members $35/Non-Members $85
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Critical Concepts in Stroke Patient Care for the Legal and Medical Community Package

Date Originally Presented: July 13 and 27, 2016
Presented By: 

  • Janet Jesiolowski BSN, RN-BC, CSRN, CFN, SCRN, CLNC
  • Eileen Allosso MS, APRN, BC, CNRN, SCRN, CCM
  • Deborah Lord BSN, RN, SCRN, LNC

CNE Hours: 3.0
Learning Outcomes: 

  • Participants in this educational activity will be knowledgeable regarding the standards of care for the evaluation and treatment decisions in the patient presenting to the Emergency Department with acute stroke.
  • Participants in this educational activity will be knowledgeable regarding the diagnostics and prevention of a recurrent stroke after an acute stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA).

Price: Members $55/ Non-Members $155
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Critical Concepts in Stroke Patient Care for the Legal and Medical Community, Part 2

Date Originally Presented: July 27, 2016
Presented By: 

  • Janet Jesiolowski BSN, RN-BC, CSRN, CFN, SCRN, CLNC
  • Eileen Allosso MS, APRN, BC, CNRN, SCRN, CCM
  • Deborah Lord BSN, RN, SCRN, LNC

CNE Hours: 1.5
Learning Outcome: Participants in this educational activity will be knowledgeable regarding the diagnostics and prevention of a recurrent stroke after an acute stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA).

Price: Members $35/ Non-Members $85
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Critical Concepts in Stroke Patient Care for the Legal and Medical Community, Part 1

Date Originally Presented: July 13, 2016
Presented By: 

  • Janet Jesiolowski BSN, RN-BC, CSRN, CFN, SCRN, CLNC
  • Eileen Allosso MS, APRN, BC, CNRN, SCRN, CCM
  • Deborah Lord BSN, RN, SCRN, LNC

CNE Hours: 1.5
Learning Outcome: Participants in this educational activity will be knowledgeable regarding the standards of care for the evaluation and treatment decisions in the patient presenting to the Emergency Department with acute stroke.

Price: Members $35/ Non-Members $85

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Forensic Nursing: Standards of Care for Evidence Collection, Documentation of Injury and Maintaining a Chain of Custody

Date Originally Presented: June 28, 2016
Presented By: Lynda M. Teifel, BSN, RN, SANE-A
CNE Hours: 1.0
Joint Provider: This webinar presentation is joint provided by the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN).
Learning Outcome: 
Participants in this educational activity will gain an understanding regarding the standards of care for evidence collection, documentation of injury and maintaining a chain of custody in forensic cases.

Price: Members and Non-Members $35

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The Down and Dirty on Duodenoscopes, Superbugs, and the FDA

Date Originally Presented: May 17, 2016
Presented By: Jessica Fenton, Paralegal, Timothy Jackson, Esq. and Debbie Pritts, RN LNCC
CNE Hours: 1.5
Learning Outcome: Upon successful completion of the webinar, participants will understand the cause and results of the design change of Olympus Q180V duodenoscope that led to several antibiotic-resistant superbug infections nationwide as well as the legal implications related to the design defect.

Price: Members and Non-Members $35

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Chronic Opioid Therapy for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: Guidelines, Screening, and Monitoring

Date Originally Presented: May 4, 2016
Presented By: Pamela Davies, MS, ARNP, ACHPN
CNE Hours: 1.5
Learning Outcome: Participants in this activity will expand their knowledge regarding legal issues in the use of opioids for chronic noncancer pain management. The presentation will focus on guidelines, appropriate patient screening and monitoring and risk evaluation for patients receiving chronic opioid analgesic therapy.

Price: Members $35/ Non-Members $85

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In Defense of a Catastrophic Injury Claim: From Records to Mock Trials to Litigation

Date Originally Presented: April 12, 2016
Presented By: Elizabeth Ho Sing, Esq. & Laura Nissim, RN MS CNS LNCC
CNE Hours: 1.5
Learning Outcome: Participants in this activity will expand their knowledge regarding abilities and knowledge of LNC work products, decision-making and judgment, analytical skills and creative problem-solving skills

Price: Members $35/ Non-Members $85

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Jailhouse Rock: Understanding Health Care Risk in the Criminal Justice System

Date Originally Presented: March 29, 2016
Presented byLorry Schoenly, PhD, RN, CCHP-RN
CNE Hours: 1.5

Participants in this activity will expand their knowledge regarding legal issues in the criminal justice system. 

Objectives:

  1. Describe the primary processes for delivering health care in the criminal justice system 
  2. Differentiate professional liability and civil rights legal claims.
  3. Discuss common health care issues leading to legal claims by incarcerated patients    

Price: Members $35/Non-Members $85

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Infusion Therapy Lawsuits - Trends and Issues

Date Originally Presented: March 9, 2016
Presented byLynn Hadaway, M.Ed., RN-BC, CRNI
CNE Hours: 1.5

Participants in this activity will expand their knowledge regarding the resources used as “learned treatises” in lawsuits involving infusion therapy and vascular access, and to review the most recent editions of these documents.

Objectives:

  1. Describe the most frequent infusion-related complications leading to lawsuits.
  2. Examine the process and components for review of a medical record involving infusion-related lawsuits.
  3. Analyze the resources used in lawsuits to measure professional performance.

Price: Members $35/Non-Members $85

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The Nuts and Bolts of Starting and Building an LNC Business

Date Originally Presented: February 10, 2016
Presented by: Lauren Danahy, RN BS MBA CCM LNCC
CNE Hours: 1.0

Participants in this educational session will learn how to build a successful LNC consulting business. Steps to building a business will be discussed as well as the tools to grow the LNC’s business.

Objectives:

  1. Differentiate the different types of practices available for the LNC who is independent or in a partnership.
  2. Identify what business model will be utilized.    
  3. Develop a marketing plan.
  4. Describe the steps to implement a marketing plan.

Price: Members $25/Non-Members $60

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The Verdict is In! The Vital role of LNCs at Medical Malpractice Trials

Date Originally Presented: February 1, 2016
Presented by: Julie Dickinson MBA, BSN, RN, LNCC and Craig Fontaine, Esq.
CNE Hours: 1.0

Participants in this activity will expand their knowledge regarding the role of the LNC before, during and after trial. Participants will also gain knowledge how the LNC can be an invaluable asset to the attorney-client in trying the case.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the role of the LNC during pre-trial activities and preparation.
  2. Analyze the role of the LNC during a trial (jury selection and evidence).
  3. Examine the post-trial role of the LNC.

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Price: Members $25/Non-Members $60

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Acute Compartment Syndrome: A Legal Case Study

Date Originally Presented: January 19, 2016
Presented by: Susan K Smith, DNP, RN, CEN, CCRN
CNE Hours: 1.5

Participants in this activity will increase their knowledge and understanding of compartment syndrome and the role of the legal nurse consultant in the litigation process of cases concerning compartment syndrome.

Objectives:

  1. List 5 components of an acute compartment syndrome case the legal nurse consultant should look for in the medical records.
  2. Discuss the role of the legal nurse as a behind the scene consultant in a case of compartment syndrome
  3. Discuss the role of the legal nurse as a standard of care expert in a case of compartment syndrome

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Shock and the LNC: Failure to Diagnose

Date Originally Presented: November 18, 2015
Presented By: Sandy Dean, MSN BSN RN FNP-BC, PNP-BC
CNE Hours: 1.0
Objectives:

  1. Acquire knowledge of the effects of irreversible shock that might be seen in an LNC case.
  2. Recognize the important features of shock to help the LNC determine if the standard of care was met in recognizing, evaluating, and treating shock in a timely manner to avoid irreversible outcomes.
  3. Identify the LNC role in evaluating a case involving shock. 
  4. Discuss the requested documents for the attorney.

Price: Members $25/ Non-Members $60

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The LNC’s Role in Assisting with Depositions and Interrogatories

Date Originally Presented: November 3, 2015
Presented By: Tonia D. Aiken, BSN RN JD
CNE Hours: 1.0
Objectives:

  1. Define the role of an LNC during the discovery phase specifically for the discovery tools-depositions and interrogatories
  2. Analyze how to properly phrase deposition questions
  3. Determine appropriate questions to use when preparing interrogatories.

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The Electronic Health Record: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Date Originally Presented: October 14, 2015
Presented By: Janet Swanson, RN JD CPHRM
CNE Hours: 1.0
Objectives:

  1. Differentiate the difference between an electronic medical and electronic health record
  2. Recognize key events in the evolution of the Electronic Health Record
  3. Identify three key benefits of the Electronic Health Record
  4. Identify three litigation risks associated with the use of Electronic Medical and Electronic Health Records
  5. Describe factors potentially expanding the standard of care for healthcare providers and potential new defendants associated with the use of EMRs and EHRs

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Code Events and the LNC Review

Date Originally Presented: September 30, 2015
Presented By: Jane Shufro, BSN, RN, CPAN
CNE Hours: 1.0

Participants in this activity will understand the current standard of care related to code events and be better able to analyze cases involving code events using current AHA guidelines

Objectives:

  1. Discuss current clinical practice standards related to Code Events
  2. Review management and therapeutic interventions influencing Code outcomes
  3. Analyze hospital Code documentation and its importance in the medical record

Price: Members $25/ Non-Members $60

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Building a Sound Foundation for Your LNC Business

Date Originally Presented: September 15, 2015
Presented By: Patricia Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC
CNE Hours: 1.5

Participation in this educational activity will enable the learner to determine and implement strategies for growing an independent LNC practice.

Objectives:

  1. Analyze the factors needed to establish a legal nurse consulting business
  2. Identify the foundations of starting a business
  3. Adopt wise business practices for financial management
  4. Identifying potential clients

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Challenges and Controversies for Testifying Experts and LNCs: Deviations, Damages, and Causation Opinions

Date Originally Presented: July 30, 2015
Presented By: Peter I. Bergé, JD, PA
CNE Hours: 1.5

Participation in this educational activity will enable the intermediate to advanced LNC and expert witness to increase their understanding in providing testimony as an expert witness including basic elements and evolving concepts in medical malpractice.

Objectives:

  1. Describe the essential components of medical malpractice as a negligence tort.
  2. Describe and define the classes of "damages" and distinguish between damages and injury.
  3. Identify deviations from the standard of care that warrant being set out in reports and opinions, and those that do not, using logical links to causation and to the legal theories of a case
  4. Define and distinguish between various classes of traditional proximate causation and evolving concepts of causation
  5. Identify  fact patterns in which a nurse expert may properly express opinions on causation, whether in expert reports, depositions or trial testimony

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Neuropsychological Perspectives on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Date Originally Presented: June 4, 2015
Presented By: Robert L. Heilbronner, Ph.D., ABPP-CN 
CNE Hours: 1.0

Participants will enhance their knowledge base related to brain anatomy and physiology and the diagnostics used to assess neuropsychological functions after mild traumatic brain injury and post-concussive syndrome in addition to understanding malingering related to those injuries. They will be better able to assist their attorney clients in the analysis of cases that involve traumatic brain injury, post-concussive syndrome and malingering.

Objectives:

  1. Define the neuropsychological perspectives on mild traumatic brain injury, post-concussive syndrome and malingering
  2. Discuss the medical and legal implications related to neuropsychological perspectives on mild traumatic brain injury, post-concussive syndrome and malingering

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Independent/Defense Medical Examinations Round Table

Date Originally Presented: April 29, 2015
Presented By: Nikki Chuml, RNC-OB, MSN/Ed, PRN, LNC; Abbie Citron, RN, BSN, LNC; and Lisa Kuipers, RN, LNC
CNE Hours: 1.5

Participation in this 90-minute presentation will enable the participants to increase their knowledge base concerning how to be able to effectively assist their attorney clients with cases by attending IME/DMEs.

Objectives:

  1. Identify the purpose and list types of defense medical exams attended by LNCs
  2. Acquire the knowledge of the steps used to prepare to attend a DME
  3. Acquire knowledge of duties and responsibilities while attending DME
  4. Learn the steps for follow-up after the exam
  5. Identify potential problems or pitfalls during DMEs

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The Downside to Falls in a Nursing Home

Date Originally Presented: January 7, 2015
Presented By: Linda Elizaitis, RN, RAC-CT, BS
CNE Hours: 1.5

Participation in this educational activity will enable the learner to more effectively evaluate the issues and contributing factors to falls in the healthcare organization.

Objectives:

  1. Define components of the Federal regulations usually associated with falls and how compliance with regulations can affect the number of falls in a nursing home
  2. Recognize the components of a comprehensive falls prevention program and individual falls prevention plan
  3. Apply knowledge regarding the effectiveness of a comprehensive falls prevention program when reviewing a medical record and documents associated with an actual fall

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Unavoidable Pressure Injury: An Update on a Key Concept & Implications for Healthcare

Date Originally Presented: November 6, 2014
Presented By: Diane Krasner, PhD, RN, CWCN, CWS, MAPWCA, FAAN
CNE Hours: 1.5

Participation in this educational activity will enable the learner to explore a systematic approach for use in expert reviews of pressure ulcer/wound care cases.

Objectives:

  1. Analyze the introduction & use of the terms “avoidable,” “unavoidable,” “reasonably preventable,” and “deep tissue injury” over the past decade.
  2. Appraise the new NPUAP Unavoidable Pressure Injury document (2014).
  3. Evaluate the implications for healthcare professionals, providers and legal professionals of the unavoidable pressure injury, SCALE wounds and non-healable wounds using a case-based approach

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Analysis of Nursing Home Medical Record Documentation

Date Originally Presented: October 16, 2014
Presented By: Julie Ellis, PhD, RN, GCNS-BS
CNE Hours: 1.5

Participants will learn methods to more efficiently and effectively review nursing home records to identify key data to support clinical case understanding.

Objectives:

  1. Compare and contrast nursing home records and hospital records
  2. Recognize and analyze nursing home record documentation regarding common clinical issues
  3. Review allied health documentation in the nursing home

Price: Members $25/ Non-Members $60

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Adobe Acrobat ProXI and Medical Records - Oh the Things You Can Do!

Date Originally Presented: May 22, 2014
Presented By: Laura H. Beard, BSN, RN, LNCC
CNE Hours: 1.5

This educational activity will provide a live demonstration of the most commonly used tools and features in Adobe Acrobat Pro that can enable LNCs to efficiently analyze electronic and paper medical records.

Objectives:

  1.  Identify three benefits of analyzing medical records electronically
  2. Demonstrate three key features of Adobe Pro XI
  3. Compare the benefits of electronic signatures and linking  documents

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Perils of Electronic Medical Records

Date Originally Presented: November 20, 2013
Presented By: Lisa A. Mancuso, BSN, RN, PCCN, CCRN
CNE Hours: 1.0

Participation in this educational activity will enable the learner to analyze an electronic medical records system and utilize this knowledge and skill to provide excellent resources to their attorney-client.

Objectives:

  1. Identify various documentation screens in the EMR and distinguish between the end-user's view of the EMR vs. the printed EMR.
  2. Explore the value of "point of care” documentation.
  3. Discuss the value of BMV (bedside medication verification).
  4. Analyze ways in which the EMR needs to improve.

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Basics of Electronic Medical Records

Date Originally Presented: November 7, 2013
Presented By: Suzanne Rector, RN, BSN, MAA
CNE Hours: 1.5

Participation in this webinar will enable participants to increase their knowledge of electronic medical record systems, as well as what information can be obtained from an EMR system and how to obtain the information needed to further their case analysis. 

Objectives:

  1. Acquire knowledge of the federal legislation which is driving EMR implementation.
  2. Distinguish between types of EMR software systems, chart organization choices and provider views.
  3. Explore the ways in which an EMR can help you identify deponents.
  4. Analyze EMR records for reliability.
  5. Create a discovery request for an Audit Trail.

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Product Liability Litigation: Transvaginal Surgical Mesh for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Date Originally Presented: August 29, 2013
Presented By: Michael Bowman, J.D., M.B.A, B.S. & Debbie Pritts RN, LNCC
CNE Hours: 1.0

Participation in this educational activity will enable the learner to analyze the complications related to transvaginal surgical mesh and to discuss the various legal issues and strategies involved in the mass tort litigation process of these claims.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the legal and regulatory issues related to mass litigation involving transvaginal mesh.
  2. Review the female anatomy and physiology and the disorders which lead patients to seek medical treatment.
  3. Discuss the history and evolution of polypropylene mesh for use in surgical procedures.
  4. Outline the adverse outcomes which are of concern related to these surgical mesh procedures.
  5. Explore the sequence of events which led to the identification of problems and involvement of the FDA in the issuance of a Public Health Notification.

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Assessing Future Medical Damages in the Litigation Process

Date Originally Presented: May 21, 2013
Presented By: Linda Husted, MPH, RN, CNLCP, LNCC, CCM, CDMS, CRC &
                         Cheryl Kaufman, RN, BSN, CLCP, CNLCP
CNE Hours: 1.5

Participation in this educational activity will enable the learner to better analyze the evolving roles of LNCs and NLCPs and the need for collaboration in assessing future medical damages.

Objectives:

  1. Define nurse life care planning (NLCP).
  2. Outline the who, what, where and why in choosing a nurse life care planner (NLCP).
  3. Provide a macro view of changes and trends on the U.S. health care landscape, implications for the LNC and NLCP, and the potential impact these changes will have on damages.
  4. Compare the similarities & differences in the role functions/activities of the LNC & NLCP.
  5. Analyze costly components and major considerations influencing the level of damages in a life care plan.

Price: Members $35/ Non-Members $85

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Secrets of Internet Research

Date Originally Presented: April 23, 2013
Presented By: Lorie A. Brown, RN, MN, JD
CNE Hours: 1.0

Participation in this education activity will enable the LNC to develop or further perfect their knowledge and skills in using the Internet to perform medical literature research in an effective, efficient manner which will better satisfy the needs of their clients.

Objectives:

  1. List two paid ways to perform Internet research. 
  2. Describe three sources for free Internet medical research.
  3. List three resources to find medical texts and journals.

Price: Members $25/ Non-Members $60

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Strategies for Developing an Effective Chronology

Date Originally Presented: April 30, 2012
Presented By: Monairee Jones, MSN, RN, EdD (C), COHN, CCM
CNE Hours: 1.0

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to explore components of and effective strategies for creating a medical chronology.

Objectives:

  1. Explore ways to increase the value and significance of the medical chronology.
  2. Explain how to sift through and organize medical records in preparation for beginning a chronology.
  3. Identify ways to format a medical chronology to be user- friendly and attorney-friendly.

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Screening and Investigating Potential Medical Malpractice

Date Originally Presented: January 19, 2012
Presented By: Elizabeth Zorn, BSN, RN, LNCC
CNE Hours: 1.0

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to develop the skills and judgment necessary to effectively assist attorneys in case acceptance/rejection of medical malpractice cases.

Objectives:

  1. Outline the step by step process for the initial screening of potential medical malpractice claims.
  2. Analyze the process for investigating potential medical malpractice claims.

Price: Members $25/ Non-Members $60

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