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"I cannot tell you how much I enjoyed your course. I have not been this motivated about anything in years. You have really inspired me to pursue LNC. Thank you for that. It is just what I have been looking for." - ER/ICU Nurse, Ontario
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CanLNC Medical/Legal Education
Lawyers - please visit our Experts site at www.CanLNCExperts.ca
Now Available - Legal Issues in Nursing course - online - or watch here for locations in 2015!
It's in our name - CanLNC - Canadian Legal Nurse Consultants.
Chris Rokosh - CanLNC President with CNA Past President Dr. Barbara Mildon
CanLNC Education is Canada's premier provider of medical/legal education to nurses, physicians and lawyers. CanLNC represents and supports the standard of care within Canada's healthcare system. We educate healthcare professionals on the lessons learned from firstly having extensive clinical care experience, followed by the unique knowledge acquired from providing opinion in the care provided in over 1000 serious adverse events (serious enough to result in litigation). Our goal is to help improve patient safety and the quality of nursing care and the nursing profession.
Our courses have been developed in conjunction with lawyers, judges, nursing educators, and Legal Nurse Consultants. Throughout the content, CanLNC President, Chris Rokosh shares her 30 years of nursing knowledge and vast experience providing expert opinion on hundreds of malpractice cases, creating exceptional, practical courses for the nursing professional.
Introduction to Legal Nurse Consulting
CanLNC is Canada's premier educator of Legal Nurse Consultants - nurses that bring their experience and knowledge of nursing care to assist lawyers with education and opinion for medical related litigation. Take the online course to learn how to effectively analyze adverse events for the legal world as a Legal Nurse Consultant, or take the full four day course to learn how to be an independent Legal Nurse Consultant in Canada.
Legal Issues in Nursing
Learn how to avoid litigation and minimize your risk with our online course that teaches you invaluable lessons about the medical legal landscape in Canada, nursing legal responsibilities and passes on the practical lessons learned from examining hundreds of medical malpractice cases.
The 2014 schedule of "Legal Issues in Nursing" live has been completed to fabulous reviews. Thank you to all that attended. We appreciate your support of nursing education. Watch this site for the 2015 schedule. Click here for details.
President Chris Rokosh has been appointed to a national multidisciplinary team instituting safer practices in Obstetrical care by developing "OTAS: Obstetrical Triage Acuity Scale".
Chris Rokosh and Paulette DeKelver (partner at Weir Bowen) co-presented "How to Instruct Your Experts and Prepare Them for Trial" at the ACTLA (Alberta Civil Trial Lawyer's Association) seminars March 2014 in Calgary and Edmonton. Very well received (all ratings were Good or Excellent!), as well as stimulated some excellent discussion.
Chris Rokosh spokeat the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants annual conference in Denver April 2014.
Chris Rokosh is nominated for the Award for Excellence in Nursing Education with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta. Chris was also the keynote speaker at the recent Alberta Health Services Learning Day - presenting to over 250 nurses and allied healthcare professionals.
Thank you to Justice Rosalyn Zisman, and lawyers Paul Cahill of Will Davidson and Michael Burger of Mathews Abodago LLP for their participation in Law Day in the "Introduction to Legal Nurse Consulting" course in Toronto. Your demonstration of a mock trial and your insights on the value and techniques for expert witnesses will be very much appreciated.
Thank you to all the lawyers, physicians and nurses that participated in or attended CanLNC's "Birth Trauma Conference" held in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary.
The Introduction to Legal Nurse Consulting live course was recently accepted as credit towards a BScN degree at a Canadian nursing college! A fabulous recognition of the value of this education!
Legal Nurse Consulting - through the Legal Nurse Consulting Association of Canada - was awarded Emerging Interest Group status by the Canadian Nurse Association! This is a valuable and important recognition of Legal Nurse Consulting and it's progress in Canadian nursing!
CanLNC is working with a Jamaican company to address medical malpractice issues in that country. We are also pursuing educational opportunities to help the Jamaican Healthcare environment increase patient safety. See the coverage in the Jamaican press - A Cure for Medical Negligence
The CanLNC profile continues to increase. Chris Rokosh, the President of CanLNC was interviewed on Toronto's GlobalTV Breakfast Television for the 2014 Nursing Week. Chris discussed patient safety and how patients can increase their likelyhood of a successful hospital stay. Chris was also covered in The National Post, published in Hospital News, Healthy Living Magazine, and was quoted in Canadian Livings "10 Secrets to a Successful Hospital Stay". Chris also presented at the CAPWHN conference in Victoria, the NeuroTrauma Conference for the Hamilton Health Sciences, at the Canadian Vascular Access Association, presented at the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants National Conference in Pittsburgh, and to the CANN Conference in Montreal. Chris also presented the "Seven Most Common Reasons Family Physicians Get Sued" to a group of Physicians, and taught a group of medical malpractice lawyers "Fetal Heart Monitoring Basics" and presented at an AWHONN conference in Los Angeles. Chris has also been accepted into the prestigious Women Presidents Organization and worldwide UnitedSuccess Organization. Please contact us if you are looking for medical/legal conference speakers - we are uniquely qualified and experienced.
If you are a lawyer looking for an expert witness, go to www.CanLNCExperts.ca to see a description of our expert witness services.
Whether you are looking for training as a Canadian legal nurse consultant or if you need help to find a legal nurse consulting job in Canada, CanLNC can help you to jump start your legal nurse career! For details, please call: 403-278-9273
CanLNC offers the best Canadian legal nurse consultants program with a variety of legal nurse consulting courses in Canada. Along with Legal Nurse Consulting Education, there is the possiblity of employment with CanLNC Experts.