Are you looking for practical tips for organizing medical records that were generated by a computer? Do you want to learn options for analyzing electronic medical records? Do you know how to efficiently review electronic medical records? This program is for legal nurse consultants who want to efficiently organize and analyze electronic medical records.
You want to be able to expedite the review of electronic records. You know that electronic medical record use will increase as more facilities and physician offices invest in this technology.
Sharpen your skills in understanding the intricacies of electronic medical records (EMRs).
Polish Your Legal Nurse Consulting Writing Skills
SESSION 1: Writing Principles, CVs & Resumes
Our presenter is accomplished author Patricia Iyer, author or editor of over 125 courses, chapters, case studies, articles or online courses. You will learn how to improve the format, content, and style of your resume, chronologies, timelines and medical summaries. This interactive workshop will teach you how to best present yourself to your clients, and will enable you to learn practical tips you can immediately apply. This is your opportunity to work with recognized experts in the field of legal nurse consulting to refine your analytical and writing skills.
Resumes and CVs
Difference between CV and resume, principles of design, what to include and exclude, and critique of examples
Creating clear convincing reports
SESSION 2: Expert Reports, Chronologies & Medical Summaries
Our presenter is accomplished author Patricia Iyer, author or editor of over 125 courses, chapters, case studies, articles or online courses.
Expert reports: components, do’s and don’ts and how to avoid beginner’s mistakes
Chronologies: principles, components, structure and software
Medical summary/analysis: purpose and structure
Pressure ulcer expert reports: components, do’s and don’ts and how to avoid beginner’s mistakes.
Learn from an international expert in pressure ulcer care and prevention: Dr. Diane Krasner and a national expert in legal nurse consulting: Patricia Iyer MSN RN LNCC.
- Learn a systematic process for evaluating a pressure ulcer case based on current standards of care and medical literature
- Recognize the top pressure ulcer standard of care issues so you know how to evaluate liability and damages
- Gain skill in critiquing or writing an expert report
- Use the Skin Changes at Life’s End Consensus Statement to identify or refute crucial defenses in pressure ulcer cases
Healthcare facilities are scrambling to implement “meaningful use” of electronic health records by 2015 – or be fined. Increasingly, LNCs and attorneys are receiving medical records generated through the use of computers. What are the advantages and disadvantages of computerized medical records? What are the benefits and pitfalls? Are we getting meaningful data? What are the key terms that will enable the attorney to get even more data?
Learn how to use some advanced features of Adobe Acrobat in the legal setting and how legal nurse consultants and attorneys can utilize the program to fit their needs. Learn how to teach how to manipulate .pdf files in multiple ways, create standardized .pdf forms, incorporate demonstrative evidence including video into your reports, and how to secure your work.
Running a business is a challenge for most entrepreneurs. Are you scrambling for business? This book is geared to the legal nurse consultant who is searching for tips to jump start a consulting practice. Even after you make that first sale you have to be willing and able to follow the client through the client development process and move her from potential client or prospect to become a raving fan for you and your services.
Honing Your Legal Nurse Consulting Skills
You will learn tips and tricks for organizing printed medical records – both handwritten and computer generated. You will find out how to efficiently organize records that come to you on a disk. The chapter on preparing medical summaries and chronologies shares several techniques for effective report writing. Your work product is the primary way you get and retain clients. Additional chapters will help you determine if a law firm position is right for you, and how to capture the details of a fat paced independent medical examination. The last part of the book explores how to master the challenging role of being an expert witness, with three chapters that cover case intake and analysis, report writing and testifying.