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Business Principles for Legal Nurse Consultants

1st Edition

Edited by Patricia W. Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC, Jan Aken, Kathie W. Condon

CRC Press

344 pages | 26 B/W Illus.

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Being a Legal Nurse Consultant is your calling. You love what you do. You are ready to go into practice for yourself. You have the education, the drive, and the ability - but is that really enough to succeed?

Business Principles for Legal Nurse Consultants is an invaluable resource developed under the auspices of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC) that can help you along the way. The editor taps into the collective wisdom and experience of LNCs who have already built their own thriving practices. These trailblazing professionals reveal the secrets of their successes and the pitfalls they encountered through chapters that illustrate how to:

  • Develop a straightforward, comprehensive business plan

  • Cultivate the precise marketing mix that gets results

  • Engage the right technology for your web site and office needs

  • Effectively manage finances, employees, contractors - and change

  • Build and maintain beneficial client relationships

  • Leverage what you know to become a successful expert witness

  • Deal with that potential minefield known as ethics

    While these issues may seem overwhelming, they don't have to be. Business Principles for Legal Nurse Consultants is an essential single-source guide that can help you navigate through the details so you can get on with your career!

  • Table of Contents

    GETTING STARTED AS A LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT, Jenny Beerman and Lynda Watson

    ESSENTIALS OF MARKETING, Debra Summers

    WEBSITE DESIGN AND MAINTENANCE, Teresa M. Treiger

    TECHNOLOGY AND THE OFFICE, Patricia Karalow

    WORKING WITH SUBCONTRACTORS, Deborah D'Andrea

    WORKING WITH EMPLOYEES, Rose Clifford

    BILLING AND COLLECTIONS, Pattie Patterson

    ETHICS AND THE LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT'S BUSINESS, Betty Joos

    MANAGING CHANGE, Elena Capella

    CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS, Robert Morrison

    BUSINESS ASPECTS OF EXPERT WITNESSING, Lenora Smith

    INDEX

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    LAW026000
    LAW / Criminal Law / General
    LAW093000
    LAW / Medical Law & Legislation
    MED035000
    MEDICAL / Health Care Delivery