August 4th, 2012
If you are a registered nurse and are considering to move into legal nursing program for a change of pace, then there are many opportunities available for someone with your experience. Legal practice regularly deals with medicine and this is especially true in the areas of medical malpractice law, healthcare law, and product liability and torts cases. Many times they will need to use a medical consultant to help them better understand the medicine involved in the case and they will also need to utilize expert witnesses in the course of their trials. If you are a registered nurse with experience working in a hospital and considering becoming a legal nurse consultant that works with law firms and healthcare companies, then it is a good idea to consider getting certified as a legal nurse. It will help you become more familiar with aspects of the law that you will be using most in the course of this new position.
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