Legal Nurse Consultant - Certificate
Area of Study: Paralegal Studies
Degree/Certificate: Post Degree Professional Certificate
This program is designed for registered nurses at the associate, bachelor, or graduate degree level who wish to pursue careers in legal nurse consulting. The program educates students to serve as legal nurse consulting professionals and work in industries that require employees with specialized medical and legal knowledge.
Students receive a general legal education with coursework in advanced medicolegal research, medical records review and analysis, and marketing and management for the legal nurse consultant. Graduates prepare for careers in industries that interface with both medical and legal systems.
Typical employers include personal injury law firms, insurance companies, local, state, and federal government, hospitals, consulting firms, and corporations. Many nurse consultants are self-employed and contract with law firms or other entities to apply medical/legal analysis to specific factual situations. Paralegals cannot accept legal cases, set legal fees, give legal advice, or represent a client in court.
This is an American Bar Association approved program.
- Students must be a licensed Registered Nurse
- Students must submit a letter or resume indicating two years of clinical work as a Registered Nurse
- Students must submit the separate Program Application
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, www.tri-c.edu/gainfulemployment