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Renalda Carter

Professor Renalda T. Carter, MSN, RN is the Founder and Senior Consultant for RTC Legal Nurse Consulting, LLC. 

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Class Accreditation

All states recognize our courses for accredited continuing nursing education, CNE, contact hours. This course is accredited by the following boards:

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15467.

Provider approved by the Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Carolina, and West Virginia Boards of Nursing through CE Broker, CE Provider #: 50-13256.  

Healthcare Law

Contact Hours: 1
Cost: $10.00

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Healthcare Law
“Healthcare Law”, is an online continuing education course accredited for one contact hour, that provides nurses and other medical professionals with the confidence needed to prepare for that first negligence case. The material in this course provides the learner with pertinent information specific to nurses and the healthcare law of negligence. If you are a registered nurse or medical professional and searching for a way to monetize your knowledge, this is the course for you.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Define Healthcare Law and Standards of Care
Examine the Role of the Independent Nurse Consultant in a Negligence Case
Identify the Four Elements of Negligence
Describe  How to Create a Fee Schedule
Describe  How to Create a Work Agreement
Evaluate Marketing Tools and Techniques
List the Steps: How to Organize Medical Records
Describe How to Analyze Medical Records
List an Example on How to Develop Nurse Consultant Written Work Product
Describe  How to Create an Invoice for Payment


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Healthcare Law

  • Negligence

Chapter 3: The Role of the Independent Nurse Consultant

  • Organize and Review Medical Records
  • Summarize and Analyze Medical Records
  • Render an Informed Opinion of the Medical Record

Chapter 4: Creating a Fee Schedule

  • Hourly Fee-for-services
  • Value-Based-Rates
  • Retainer

Chapter 5: Creating a Contract

  • Negotiating an Agreement

Chapter 6: Best Practices in Marketing

  • Building Client Relationships

Chapter 7: Meeting a Potential Client

  • Creating a Win-Win Situation

Chapter 8: Medical Records Received

  • Identify Relevant Medical Records

Chapter 9: Medical Record Analysis

  • Examine and Summarize Medical Records

Chapter 10: The Written Report

  • Render an Informed Decision

Chapter 11: Submit the Invoice for Payment

Chapter 12: Conclusion