Build on Your Medical Experience: Become a Medical Professional Legal Consultant

Do you want to add additional credentials and build on your experience in the medical field, but free time is scarce?

Our Medical Professional Legal Consultant Training is designed to provide you with a one-of-a-kind online study program that paves the way to a unique and rewarding career that bridges the gap between medicine and the judicial system.

This program is designed for all medical professionals from physician assistants (PAs), pharmacists, optometrists, dentists, chiropractors or paramedics. With the healthcare system experiencing an increase in the number of lawsuits - medical professionals have stepped forth to expand their professional role within the legal system.

As a skilled medical professional, you have the knowledge and expertise to assess whether the appropriate standard of medical care has been delivered.

The innovative field of Medical Professional Legal Consultant Training utilizes the medical education and clinical experience of medical professionals to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies, and governmental agencies regarding medically-related issues and to appear in court as expert witnesses.

Legal Education for Medical Professionals

This program provides flexible training options for busy medical professionals who are interested in working as liaisons between the legal and health care communities.

Earn your professional certificate as a trained medical professional legal consultant, along with 45 continuing medical education hours, from one of our 160+ accredited educational partners in just 7 weeks.

The course teaches legal concepts related to the health care industry, as well as the role a legal consultant might play in litigation areas such as:

  • Medical malpractice
  • Toxic torts
  • Product liability
  • Personal injury
  • Wrongful death
  • Criminal law
  • Workers’ compensation

Any medical professional interested in entering the legal field can benefit from the education provided by this course. The course is also open to anyone interested in the field of forensic testimony and medical-legal issues.

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Learn all about the course, how you can work as a MPLC and get answers to your frequently asked questions!

Why is the Medical Professional Legal Consultant Training From CLS Right for You?


    Appropriate job-skills and specialty training will open the doors and earning potential in your medical profession. 


    Distance learning with expert instructor-led programming offers independent study while promoting connectivity with other students in your area.


    Certificates are awarded by accredited educational partners at 160+ schools nationwide so you receive your training from the school of your choice.


    The certificate course is competitively priced at $1,295 a 7-week online session.  Plus, you get continuing medical education credits at a cost savings.

Take the Next Step - Enroll and Get Started

  • Select the institution from which you would like to receive your course certificate.
  • Decide which session start date works best with your schedule.
  • Review the required course materials and syllabus.
  • Complete the registration process.

Upon successful graduation from our new course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Course Completion and fill a niche that no one else can. 

This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 45.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Approval is valid for one year from the issue date of 05/06/2019. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

AAPA Category 1 CME

This program was planned in accordance with AAPA’s CME Standards for Enduring Material Programs and for Commercial Support of Enduring Material Programs. Successful completion of exams is required to earn Category 1 CME credit. Successful completion is defined as a cumulative score of at least 70 percent correct.

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