Gavel and Stethoscope on Reflective Wooden Table.The Center for Legal Studies Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course begins with an examination of the American Legal System including the importance of precedent, the American judicial and jury systems, the litigation process, jurisdiction, venue, initial pleadings, motions, discovery quests, and will also discuss the emergence of legal nurse consulting as a profession. Topics will include a discussion of the ethical rules and standards of care and liability issues that are found in healthcare settings, and we’ll cover things like medical malpractice, worker’s compensation, and toxic torts. Lesson material will also focus on criminal law, complex litigation, and the law governing the content and preservation of medical records. We’ll also end with a discussion of the role of the legal nurse consultant during the litigation process.