Certified Legal Nurse Consultant – requires attainment and verification of one of the following certification criteria:
Completion of an official, established education program to prepare nurses for the practice of Legal Nurse Consulting. Educational programs must have provided a minimum of 90 hours of lecture/study. Candidates for certification must present valid evidence of successful completion of such ACLNC review board will review and approve programs on an individual basis. Once a program is approved, it will be published as “approved” by the ACLNC. To view approved programs, click here.
Candidates whose education programs have been approved are eligible to apply for certification in Legal Nurse Consulting. Programs must be of a formal type education program of no less than 90 contact hours of education or 6 college-level semester hours of credits. Programs must be specifically structured to teach theory and practice of legal nurse consulting. Paralegal programs or education do NOT apply. Candidates must also hold a current, valid state license to practice as a registered nurse.
The American College of Legal Nurse Consulting offers online, continuing education courses for applicants who would like to meet the education requirement to apply for legal nurse consulting certification. For full information: access here .