Registered nurses who have completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree have the opportunity to earn a Post-Baccalaureate Legal Nurse Consulting Certificate. The Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC) role is a functional specialty practice of nursing. Legal nurse consultants use critical thinking and expert knowledge of health care systems and professions to assess health care practice standards applicable to nursing.
The Post-Baccalaureate Legal Nurse Consultant Certificate consists of eighteen (18) graduate credits. The concentration of study culminates in a required six-credit field practicum. All LNC courses are offered through online education only. Students should be comfortable with the online learning format and are required to take the DIS 095 prerequisite.
Through the completion of the Post-Baccalaureate LNC Certificate, the graduates will:
Up to six (6) transfer credits will be accepted for the Post-Baccalaureate LNC Certificate.
MSN 6645 Bioethics in Nursing Practice
MSN 7310 Legal Issues in Nursing Practice
MSN 7320 Practices in the Realm of Nursing and the Law
MSN 7330 Entrepreneurship for Nurses
MSN 7340 LNC Field Practicum
MSN 7350 Forensic Nursing: Clinical and Legal Applications
Please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.