Legal Nurse Consultant Course Descriptions

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.

LGNC 101C 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.

LGNC 102C Risk Management 1-0-1
The student will define and examine 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.

LGNC 103C 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.

LGNC 104C 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.

LGNC 105C 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 the process of ethical decision making.

LGNC 106C 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
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