Introduction to Legal Nurse Consulting

Date:   December 8, 2020         Time:  7:00 – 8:30 PM (90 Minutes)    
Location:  Remote Learning Class via Zoom
Fee: $30       MU students, Alumni and Preceptors $25
1.5 Contact Hours for Nurses will be provided

The Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies is pleased to invite you to attend thisprogram.   Each semester we will present a series of professional development classes that feature our own Faculty and Alumni.   Join us virtually to explore the field of legal nurse consulting with Tristan Ashly Wristen, graduate of the Forensic Nursing MSN program at Monmouth University, 2018.

Desired Learning Outcome At the conclusion of the program participants will self-report knowledge gain on the role and responsibilities of the legal nurse consultant.

This class will discuss the evolution of legal nurse consulting and will focus on the current state of the field. The lecture includes interactive case studies based on actual real-life circumstances.  

Key topic areas include:  

  • History and evolution of the field of legal nurse consulting
  • The basics of litigation and the legal system
  • Roles of the legal nurse consultant
  • Types of cases that benefit from legal nurse consultant involvement
  • How to develop a successful legal nurse consultant career

Instructor: Tristan Ashly Wristen, RN, BSN, MSN, FN-CSA, LNC. Legal Nurse Consultant. Forensic Nurse – Independent Contractor, Monmouth County. Adjunct Clinical Professor, Ocean County College.    

Successful Completion:  Participate in the 90 minute online course and complete an online evaluation.  A link for certificate will be emailed to you.

Planners, content experts and speakers have declared no conflict of interest. There is no commercial support for this activity.

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Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies at Monmouth University is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider number: P242-9/18-21