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10 Hottest Nursing Specialties

10 Hottest Nursing Specialties

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Legal Nurse Consultant

Nurses with an appetite for both emergency-room trauma and courtroom drama may have a future in legal nurse consulting.

Legal nurse consultants work at the intersection of medicine and law, consulting with attorneys and others in the legal arena on medical malpractice, personal injury, workers’ compensation and other healthcare-related cases. Thousands of nurses have already carved out a professional niche in legal nurse consulting, and their ranks are growing. - Megan Malugani, Monster.com

See our in-depth article on Legal Nurse Consulting.

Average Annual Salary
$49,000

Educational Requirements
RN license; some law firms prefer LNC with an advanced degree and certification from the

Search our job listings for legal nurse consultant positions.

Related Organizations

American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants

American College of Legal Nurse Consulting


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    jollyegirl

    over 3 years ago

    12 comments

    FYI: You don't have to have a bsn to be part of an internship. There are many hospitals that offer them to adn graduates too! Thanks for this. it was interesting! :)

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    Account Removed

    almost 6 years ago

    Holistic nursing is the fastest growing area I've seen in years. Great article!

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    COLT

    about 6 years ago

    4 comments

    Another great resource is the Aerospace Medical Association (www.asma.org) and the "Flight Nurse Society" ... a constituent organization of the parent AsMA ... initially founded as a USAF Flight Nurse section ... it now reflects an international membership of civilian and military flight nurses.

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