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Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course

See Description

This program prepares medical professionals for a career in the legal field as legal nurse consultants. 

Legal nurse consultants use their medical education and experience to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies, government agencies and other organizations regarding medically-related issues.

What You Will Learn

The course teaches legal concepts related to the health care industry, as well as the role a legal nurse consultant might play in litigation areas such as medical malpractice, toxic torts, product liability, personal injury, wrongful death, criminal law, and workers' compensation. 

Who Should Take the Legal Nurse Consultant Course?

The course is designed for medical professionals who wish to start a career as legal nurse consultants. The course is also open to anyone interested in the field of forensic testimony and medical-legal issues.

Class Schedule and Format

This seven-week noncredit professional development program includes 42 clock hours of instruction/learning. 

The course is fully online, and you can work at your own pace to complete the course activities each week. You do not need to be online at any particular time to complete your course work. 

You will be expected to spend an average of at least 8 hours per week completing course activities. Course activities include reading assignments, writing assignments, exams and online discussions.

You can start the program on any of the session start dates below, and you will have seven weeks to complete the program.

Choose a start date that works for you:

  • October 19, 2020
  • January 11, 2021
  • March 8, 2021
  • May 3, 2021
  • June 28, 2021
  • August 23, 2021
  • October 18, 2021

What Is Included

  • 42 clock hours of training
  • Certificate of Completion from University of Arizona Continuing & Professional Education upon successful completion of the program
  • digital badge upon successful completion of the program

Note: books and materials are not included in registration fee.

This program is offered in collaboration with CLS by BARBRI.

Paying For Your Course

Financing options may be available through CLS, in partnership with Affirm. Learn more here. Note: The University of Arizona is not affiliated with Affirm and does not administer the Affirm payment program.