Legal Nurse Consultant Course Descriptions

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Number sequencing next to course name means the following: first digit designates the number of lecture hours for the course; the second digit designates the number of lab, clinic or practicum hours; and the third digit designates the credit hours for the course.

LNC 101 Legal Nurse Consulting 1-0-1
This course is the introduction course for the Legal Nurse Consulting program and provides a comprehensive program for the principles and practices of Legal Nurse Consulting today. This course examines issues of health care and nursing law, as well as the judicial system. This course utilizes the most current and authoritative textbook in the specialty of legal nurse consulting and presents all facets of the practice.

LNC 102 Risk Management 1-0-1
The student will define and exam risk management as well as be provided with the legal knowledge to assess and reduce risks to patients, visitors, staff and institution. The student will develop the tools for formulation of plans aimed at reduced risks.

LNC 103 Administrative Law 1-0-1
The course covers the delegation of power to agencies, the procedures followed by agencies, and judicial and other oversight of agencies. The power of agencies to promulgate rules, decide individual cases, and conduct investigations is carefully studied.

LNC 104 Healthcare Law 2-0-2
The course focuses on issues in the healthcare industry such as organization, treatment, staff requirements, regulatory compliance and record management. Topics include the delivery of healthcare services, private and public financing of healthcare services and ethical considerations.

LNC 105 Legal and Healthcare Ethics 1-0-1
Examination of ethical issues. Topics include legal professional ethical rules, healthcare ethical issues with emphasis on skills necessary to guide self and others in process of ethical decision making.

LNC 106 LNC Internship 0-9-3
The internship offers the opportunity to combine the theoretical and practical issues of the classroom in the workplace setting. Students are required to complete a specified number of hours in a law-related environment or healthcare setting. Meetings will be held with the internship coordinator to discuss the ongoing experience.

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Concord, NH 03301
(603) 230-4011
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