Thank you for attending the nation's largest online summit for today's thought leaders in healthcare and legal nurse consulting.

27 - 31 July, 2020

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Just A Few Words

About The Summit

Are you looking to diversify your professional career to include a successful independent business in the field of legal nurse consulting?

Learn from leading experts in the industry as they share insights to legal aspects of healthcare and reveal secrets to growing a successful legal nurse consulting business.

These Are

Our Speakers

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Karen Apy

RN-BC, LNCC, CNLCP

Business Go-getter

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Kathleen C. Ashton

PhD, RN, ACNS-BC

Expert Witness Testimony

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Tara Bohannon

RN, MSN, CWON, CLNC

Wound Care Analysis

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Mila Carlson

PhD, RN, CNLCP, CMSP-F

Succession Planning

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Kathy Ferrell

BS, RN, LNCC

Report Writing Skills

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Linn F. Freedman

Esq., CIPP/US, Chair of Robinson+Cole's Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Team

HIPAA and Cybersecurity in Healthcare Organizations

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Shelene Giles

MS, BSN, BA, RN, CRC, CNLCP, CLCP, MSCC, LNCC

Business Development

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Calvin Glidewell

FACHE (Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives)

Developing a Culture of Safety

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Laura Glidewell

MSN, RN

WEIGHT Lifted Model

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Michelle Myers Glower

MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CNEcl

Emergency Nursing: Staff to Expert Witness

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Scott Greene

Senior Technology Forensics Examiner

Digital Evidence & EMRs

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Teri Hughes

MPA, BSN, RN, CPHRM

Clinical Risk Management

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Christie Paige

MSN, RN-C, LNC

Legal Documentation:  Acute Care and LTC

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Stephanie Peters

OTR, MOT

OTR and Clinical Case Review

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Kathryn Rattigan

Esq., CIPP/US

HIPAA and Legal Nurse Consulting Responsibilities

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Jane Shufro

MS, BSN, RN, CPAN, LNCC

LNC and Review of Perioperative Services as an Expert Witness

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Michelle Smeltzer

MSN, RN, CEN

Subcontracting in Business

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Deborah Ward

MSN, APRN, LNC

Work-life Balance: Family and Career / Business Owner

A Few Words

About The Summit Host

Dr. Rachel Cartwright is the owner of Medical Legal Concepts, LLC, a consulting firm for medical and legal professionals. As an advanced practice registered nurse and a licensed healthcare risk manager with over 37 years of clinical, healthcare consulting, and regulatory compliance experience, she frequently provides expert witness testimony in civil court regarding nursing standard of care. Rachel has taught more than 100,000 healthcare professionals and has presented over 1,500 times on patient safety issues and legal aspects of documentation for healthcare providers. She enjoys turning seemingly boring topics into fun conversations in a variety of venues. Rachel has her PhD in Public Policy and Public Administration with a focus on law and public policy. She is a published author and writes for peer reviewed journals and textbooks. She is the President-Elect of the Florida Speakers Association.

Other Work
  • Nursing Impact offers support in a relaxing online community.
  • Medical Legal Concepts Academy offers ongoing instruction for nurses and legal nurse consultants. See what courses are available now!
  • The Legal Nurse Consultant Summit is a virtual event that offers valuable content from professionals who live in the real world of healthcare, navigating the dynamic legal arena.

All Times In Eastern Standard Time

Summit Schedule

Day 1

27 July, 2020
10:00 AM

Opening Keynote

Speaker: Dr. Rachel Cartwright

11:00 AM

Developing a Culture of Safety: A Hospital CEO's Perspective

Speaker: Calvin Glidewell

12:30 PM

How to Minimize HIPAA Exposures and Cybersecurity Risks

Speaker: Linn F. Freedman, Esq.

02:00 PM

The Interaction of Clinical Risk Management and Liability Litigation

Speaker: Teri Hughes

03:30 PM

Digital Evidence and EMRs

Speaker: Scott Greene

Day 2

28 July, 2020​
11:00 AM

Legal Aspects of Nursing Documentation

Speaker: Christie Paige

12:30 PM

Occupational Therapy: A Valued Component of Case Review

Speaker: Stephanie Peters

02:00 PM

Does Your Management of Pressure Injuries Measure Up?

Speaker: Tara Bohannon

03:30 PM

Emergency Nursing: From Staff Nurse to Expert Witness

Speaker: Michelle Myers Glower

Day 3

29 July, 2020​
11:00 AM

Critical Thinking: The Missing Link in Case Analysis

Speaker: Kathy Ferrell

12:30 PM

Stress Management Designed for Nurses

Speaker: Laura Glidewell

02:00 PM

Perianesthesia Nurse Expert: A Unique Niche

Speaker: Jane Shufro

03:30 PM

Succession Planning: Why It is Important for Your Business

Speaker: Dr. Mila Carlson

Day 4

30 July, 2020​
11:00 AM

Expert Witness: Preparing to Give Testimony

Speaker: Dr. Kathleen C. Ashton

12:30 PM

Achieving a Successful Work-life Balance

Speaker: Deborah Ward

02:00 PM

Working with Subcontractors

Michelle Smeltzer

AMENDED
04:30 PM

Nursing: Beyond the Bedside & Into the Courtroom

Speaker: Shelene Giles

Day 5

31 July, 2020​
10:00 AM
AMENDED

Nursing: Beyond the Bedside & Into the Courtroom

Speaker: Shelene Giles

11:00 AM

The Intersection Between Medicine and Law: LNC Responsibilities and Tips to Mitigate Risk

Speaker: Kathryn Rattigan, Esq.

12:30 PM

Business Go-getter

Speaker: Karen Apy

02:00 PM

Closing Keynote

Speaker: Dr. Rachel Cartwright

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