Pre-Forum Tracks

Want to maximize your LNC education and networking in Louisville? Consider taking that extra step and attend the AALNC Pre-Forum for even more specialized and in-depth learning! Select one of the two tracks below when you register to reserve your seat. Additional fees apply.


Track 1: The Do's and Don'ts of Legal Nurse Written Reports

Presented by: Elizabeth Murray BSN, RN, LNCC; Barbara Davis-Monte RN, BSN, LNCC 

CNE: 4.0

In this hands-on workshop, attendees will learn effective approaches to writing a report for use in plaintiff and defense cases. The workshop will include a review of the report writing with an emphasis on content, language, supporting evidence, and standards of care compliance. Attendees have an opportunity to submit a report to the instructors prior to the date of the session and receive a 15-minute individualized coaching session with an experienced LNC who will assess their submitted report. Attendees will also take part in an interactive session working on a written report using a record set provided prior to the workshop.

Track 2: CSI Louisville: LNC Forensics

Presented by: Denise Kilburn RN, BSN, MSN, APRN, NP-C, SANE; Shelly Combs BSN, RN, CEN, CA-C P SANE, LNC; Teresa Devitt-Lynch, MSN, RN, AFN-C, AFN-BC, SANE-A

CNE: 4.0

This pre-forum workshop will give attendees a comprehensive look at the area of forensic nursing for the LNC to add to their practice tool belt. The presenters will share their knowledge and expertise on the role of the LNC/expert witness and how to investigate, collect evidence, and apply forensic evidence to cases. Attendees will learn best practices on how to fill the expert role or assist in finding the best experts for the case. Learn more about how all LNCs can look for forensic and hidden documentation using EMR Audit Trails and use medical evidence found in the medical records to leverage critical thinking and medical legal case analysis in litigation. This activity will be of benefit to all LNCs from novice to expert as the knowledge gained will help any LNC improve their case analysis skills.