Peter Berge / Causation, Deviation, Damages and Other thorny issues

Peter Berge / Causation, deviation, damages and other thorny issues

Thursday, February 22, 2018   3 PM EST / 2 PM CST / 1 PM MST / NOON PST

A clinician-litigator's pearls for LNCs and experts regarding tricky issues and pitfalls in med. mal. litigation. 

At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to define:

  • The principle types of damages as related to medical malpractice litigation.
  • Proximate causation and discuss at least two ways in which nurse experts may give causation testimony.
  • The standard of proof for experts in personal injury litigation.

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Protect your work product with a contract.

Presented by: Paula Yost, Attorney / The Country Law Shack

January 11, 2018   3PM EST / 2 PM CST / 1 PM MST / NOON PST

1.0 Credit Hour

Contractual relationships are actually very simple but often intimidating. Your business needs them in order to be successful and to save you endless amounts of stress and anxiety. This webinar is designed to provide recommendations and facts about contract formation in order to enable you to move forward with confidence.

  • To empower Legal Nurse Consultants to mind their business and increase revenue by having solid contracts with subcontractors.
  • To ensure via contract that HIPPA is respected but to also allow subcontractors the option of having specimens for their own work portfolio bringing value added to burgeoning professionals.
  • To understand basic contract terms of what one can and cannot do and to provide a venue for asking questions about the same.

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Rami Hashish / Introduction to Biomechanics

An Introduction to Biomechanics

Presented by: Dr. Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT

Founder, National Biomechanics Institute; Adjunct Professor, University of Southern California; Medical Correspondent, Dignity Health, Barton's Associates, The Running Times, Runner's World; Contributing Columnist, The Huffington Post

A brief introduction to do biomechanics and accident reconstruction for health care professionals.

  • Extract pertinent biomechanical information from discussion with patient and review of medical records
  • Extract pertinent accident reconstruction information from discussion with patient and review of medical records
  • Enhanced understanding of brain and spine injury mechanisms

Thursday Nov 30, 2017 9AM PT / 10AM MT / 11AM CT/ 12PM ET


Human Factors leading to injury and death / Kevin Rider

Presented by: Kevin A. Rider PhD, PE, CPE
Forensic Human Factors, LLC

Thursday September 28, 2017

1.0 Hour CEU Credit

Noon EDT / 11:00 AM CDT / 10:00 AM MDT / 9:00 AM PDT

There are poorly understood Human Factors that can significantly affect the likelihood of catastrophic injuries and death.  When people are unknowingly exposed to dangerous conditions, they are unable to take adequate precautions to avoid these events.  The science of Human Factors relates to how people interact with other people, products and environments in foreseeable ways, and to ensure that products and environments are designed and maintained in a safe manner. It is important to understand the types of errors that can occur when human factors are not adequately considered.

  • Definitions of human factors and related terms  
  • Work-related examples of HF errors  
  • Strategies to avoid HF mistakes



Special Procedures: Demystifying Interventional Radiology (IR) for the LNC

Presented by: Mindy Lockeretz RN BSN LNC
Thursday September 14, 2017

1.0 Hour CEU Credit

Noon EDT / 11:00 AM CDT / 10:00 AM MDT / 9:00 AM PDT

Overview of interventional radiology cases and services for legal nurse consultants. Highlights to include contrast types and alternatives, challenges in the informed consenting process, perioperative regulations, and documentation specifics for complete medical records.

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Considerations when working a corrections based case.

Presented by Conni Thran RN CCHP CLNC

The provision of health care "behind bars" is unique. If you have limited to no correctional experience, and are taking on corrections-based med-mal or wrongful death suits, this webinar will broaden your understanding of what you need to know, and what you need to ask for, when reviewing the case and assisting your attorney.

  • How the 8th and 14th Amendments apply to the delivery of health care in jails and prisons.
  • Differences between providing health care in the community vs. the correctional setting.
  • Records and documents necessary to complete a comprehensive assessment of a case, occurring in the correctional setting.

1.0 Hr CEU Credit

Thursday, October 26, 2017
3:00 PM EDT / 2:00 PM CDT / 1:00 PM MDT / NOON PDT




Presented by Beth Diehl DNP, NNP-BC, CCRN, LNCC
BDS Consultants

This webinar is designed to provide the step by step process for any nurse interested in publishing in the nursing literature including journal and topic selection, editor query, manuscript preparation and submission coupled with the peer review process.

1.0 Hr CEU Credit

Friday, June 9, 2017
12:00 PM EDT / 11:00 AM CDT / 10:00 AM MDT / 9:00 AM PDT

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Legal implications in cases involving limb loss / Victoria Powell

Presented by Victoria Powell

Thursday, July 13, 2017

1.0 Hour CEU Credit

9:00 AM PDT / 11:00 AM CDT / 10:00 AM MDT / NOON EDT


A presentation which discusses the legal implications in limb loss. This webinar will discuss the most common reasons for inpatient (IV infiltration, infection, sepsis) and community acquired limb loss (trauma) which result in litigation. Education will also focus on the role of the legal nurse consultant in these cases.

Participants will:

  • Recognize 3 reasons limb loss result in litigation
  • Understand 3 major concepts of amputation rehabilitation
  • Be able to verbalize/recite several resources for amputation/limb loss cases
  • Understand the financial impact of limb loss and delineate the impact depending upon the age, level of amputation, and co-morbidities