What’s in Take the Terror out of Testifying as an Expert Witness?
Does the idea of testifying at a deposition or trial give you butterflies? Many legal nurse consultants fear giving deposition or trial testimony. In this one hour training, two experienced expert witnesses share lessons learned from the hot seat.
Take the Terror out of Testifying as an Expert Witness will:
- Show you effective ways to deliver testimony while avoiding common pitfalls
- Explain successful alternate strategies for handling cross examination including how to recognize and counter common legal maneuverings
- Give you greater confidence about testifying
- Help you keep from blurting out something you shouldn’t
- Show you how to effectively present your CV to prevent mischaracterization of your experience and accomplishments
Presenters of Take the Terror out of Testifying as an Expert Witness
Currently, she serves as a reviewer for three nursing journals and as a board member for several community and professional groups. Her research interest is in the area of women and heart disease.
She has conducted many funded research studies and written numerous grant applications to support her program of research. Along with Pat Iyer, Barbara Levin and Victoria Powell, Dr. Kathleen Ashton was an editor of Nursing Malpractice, Fourth Edition.
Mindy Cohen, MSN, RN, LNCC is the President and owner of the Villanova, PA legal nurse consulting firm of OnPointLNC, in operation since 1995. Her firm offers behind the scenes consulting and expert witness services for the plaintiff and the defense.
She is the Past President of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants and holds her LNCC. Mindy has more than 25 years of diverse nursing experience in the hospital, home care and rehabilitation settings. She has been a staff nurse and administrator in all three arenas and has taught nursing students at two Philadelphia area universities.
How to be a successful expert witness (book)
This book draws on my experiences both as an expert witness and one who has trained hundreds of experts- nurses, physicians, and a variety of healthcare professionals. There is a lot at stake in medical malpractice cases. You want to do your best. By buying this book, you have made a great investment in increasing your knowledge.
Use this book to read through, refer to, and consult to gain a greater understanding of the role of the expert witness. I urge you to approach being an expert on a case as a tremendous opportunity and a huge responsibility. Engage in your work with professionalism and commitment. The attorney and his client are counting on you.
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