Learn how much you should charge and proven methods of marketing your LNC business to the legal community. We also discuss the questions that lawyers are likely to ask if they are thinking about working with you.
Learn how to network in the legal community with proven techniques for building a lucrative legal nurse consulting practice.
Legal Nurse Consulting
Learn not only what a Legal Nurse Consultant is, but also how to become one. See how Legal Nurse Consulting is the next big trend in the nursing profession, and how you can use your clinical background to launch a new and very lucrative second career.
Learn exactly what services LNCs provide to attorneys, and how to perform them. Learn about screening cases, types of reports, and locating expert witnesses. Use writing templates for all of these activities, and more.
Learn how to create a successful Legal Nurse Consulting practice from the ground up, including strategic advice on creating a business plan and marketing your services to interested attorneys.
Learn as we will go step-by-step through the process of creating a Legal Nurse Consulting practice, from the equipment that you will need to the services that you will offer law firms and other organizations.
When deciding on your Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC) business ideas, it really helps to be familiar with the market that you are interested in and also that you are absolutely clear about what you can add and how you can serve clients differently. A business plan is an absolute necessity for any business aiming for long-term success and growth. It is also good discipline as the key headings in a business plan really make you think hard about all the areas you need to cover for your business to be sustainable, mid- to long-term. If you want clients, you are going to need to actively get out there and find them, and then let them know that you exist. The only way to do that is with a solid marketing strategy.
LNCs have stepped up to expand their professional specialty within the legal system to educate attorneys, judges, juries, and other professionals. They help interpret and translate the subtleties involved in medical evidence and can play a vital role in the outcomes of cases involving nurses. LNCs analyze medical records, locate and interview nursing experts, serve as a liaison between law firms and other parties, formulate medico-legal case theories, identify deviations from nursing standards of care (SOC), research medical literature, and coordinate independent medical examinations (IMEs). The primary role of an LNC is preparing medical record chronologies, charts, diagrams, and timelines. Your LNC business plan needs to be flexible and fluid, with the ability to change and adapt over time as your business evolves. Marketing techniques and strategies are really based on what it takes to 'close the deal', which is crucial to any LNC business.
LNCs are instrumental in translating patient medical records, scope of nursing practice and required competencies, and various nursing practices. There is no doubt that setting up and making money from your own business is one of the most rewarding ways to earn a living and the most challenging. You are in complete control of your own destiny and the power is in your hands to increase your chances of success. That also means you are responsible for all your decisions and for tackling whatever challenges arise along the way. So, it is vital you get your business on a firm foundation. The result of the marketing process, and what it directly supports, is making the process of getting cases easier.