Leverage your medical education and experience to become a nurse paralegal for law firms practicing in medical malpractice, personal injury, health insurance claims and defense, workers' compensation claims, and other areas of law that require medical knowledge. The UNLV Nurse Paralegal Certificate Program will prepare those with a nursing background to transition to the legal world. Nurse Paralegals draw from their medical expertise to interpret medical terminology and industry jargon, and provide their professional opinion regarding legal matters involving health and medical issues. This program teaches the fundamental skills needed by paralegals, augmented by special issues pertaining to the high-demand field of medical law. This program includes substantial Internet work as well as in-class time.
|Dates:||September 1 - December 31, 2017|
|Meets:||F, Sa, Su, M, Tu, W and Th from 12 N to 12 N, 122 sessions|
|Textbook:||Tort and Personal Injury Law written by: Cathy Okrent, J.D. (ISBN-9781133691853) and Health Care|
Tort and Personal Injury Law written by: Cathy Okrent, J.D. (ISBN-9781133691853) and Health Care Law for Paralegals, by Janice L. Kazmier (ISBN-9781418011109).
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