At Litigation Legal Insight, or Litili, we partner with nurses and doctors who are available for expert testimony, consultations, and a variety of other legal matters. Our nurse consultants are able to provide support services concerning a variety of litigation resulting from medical negligence, patient rehabilitation, medical record investigation, and emergency care management. When hiring a nurse consultant, they should be able to give an expert opinion on a range of medical topics depending upon their expertise.
Nurse Expert Witnesses
Not all registered nurses have the same background and technical training. The nursing field is filled with different types of registered nurses, each serving a specific …show more content…
The ability to translate technical issues into concise, simple terminology easily understood by juries, judges, and other attorneys is also imperative.
Different Types of Nurses
A dermatology nurse assists their patients by focuses on treatment surrounding the skin and related issues. These types of nurses are experienced with the treatment of injuries, wounds, and diseases of the skin. Their job responsibilities include recording detailed patient health histories, routine examinations and screening for skin issues such as skin cancer.
Dermatology nurses may also counsel patients on the appropriate diet, skin care, and additional methods of controlling skin problems.
Case Management Nurse
Case Management Nurses have a different job than nurses who work in emergency situations. These types of nurses organize long-term health care for their patients. A case management nurse focuses on treating their patients and keeping them healthy over the long term. Case management nurses work with specific groups of patients and can specialize in treating people with diseases or patients of certain age …show more content…
This can include blindness, astigmatism, nearsightedness, farsightedness, and glaucoma. An ophthalmic nurse can also perform patient assessments before eye surgery. Ophthalmic nurses help in positioning patients for surgery as well as assist in verifying the surgical site for the eye operation. These types of nurses may work in eye care centers, private clinics, and hospitals.
Perinatal Nurses help women during pregnancy. They teach mothers-to-be about pre-natal health, and what they’ll experience while carrying a baby. They also educate patients on childbirth options, and how to bond with and care for the baby after it’s born. As a Perinatal Nurse, you’ll also assist your patients during labor, and be there to help, should any complications arise.
Plastic Surgery Nurse