Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Legal Nurse Consultants Weigh In On Mass Tort Litigation

In an article published by The Clinical Advisor, the author writes about mass tort litigation and how becoming familiar with this type of law can aid the legal nurse consultant.

According to the article, there are several kinds of mass tort litigation that can easily involve legal nurse consultants. These include pharmaceuticals, medical devices and environmental and/or catastrophic events.

In each of these types of cases, legal nurse consultants may be used to amass evidence, provide medical insight and deliver expert reports.

Kaplan Continuing Education offers a Legal Nurse Consulting Certificate Program for RNs seeking to expand their career. The program takes 12 months and is available online.