Legal Nursing

Holding an established code of ethics and conduct, the legal nurses play an important role in the litigation process by bridging the gap between medicine and the judicial system. Apart from within the law firms, they can also consult with a wide range of organizations including insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, hospitals and other medical-related organizations. They are registered and licensed individuals who implement their expertise, experience, and specialized education to interpret research and analyses the medical-related issues relevant to a legal case or claim. Investigation plays a major role in the world of legal nurse individual. Hear nationally recognized special guest speakers share their expertise Augment your practice and skills Network with colleagues from across the country Legal Nursing and Accountability session aims to offer nurses a forum to debate and enhance their knowledge of the modern law as it affects their practice. There are potential risks that manifest in all areas of nursing care. Nurses have a legal and ethical duty surrounding and encompassing all that they do. Ignorance of this is not a defense. Despite this, every year nurses are involved in cases that invariably include a failure of duty of care at some level. There is a need for forums that enable nurses to debate and consider the implications of their legal responsibilities.