6 credits ( 3 didactic hours / 3 clinical hours )
Presented: In Class
Available: October 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, 2017 8:00am - 5:50pm
This course provides registered and advanced practice nurses with the knowledge and skills necessary to assume the role of a legal nurse consultant and a testifying expert. Students will synthesize nursing knowledge, clinical expertise, and legal principles to consult on medical-legal case. Students will participate in an internship with an attorney or legal nurse consultant. This course may be taken as an elective in the RN to BS and the master's programs. It is also open to non-matriculated students.
Instructor: Alexa Schneider
Required Texts: Legal Nurse Consulting Practices. (3rd ed.), edited by Ann M. Peterson & Lynda Kopishke (2010).
Legal Nurse Consulting Principles. (3rd ed.), edited by Ann M. Peterson & Lynda Kopishke (2010).
Recommended Text: Iyer, P.W. (2007). Nursing Malpractice. (3rd ed.). Tucson, AZ: Lawyers and Judges Publishing Company.
Price: TBA for Fall 2017 For information on University of Rochester Tuition Benefits, visit the Tuition Benefits homepage.
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