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consultant

a. a senior physician, esp a specialist, who is asked to confirm a diagnosis or treatment or to provide an opinion
b. a physician or surgeon holding the highest appointment in a particular branch of medicine or surgery in a hospital

Consultant

A specialist who is consulted on building design and engineering; restoration and preservation specialists are types of consultants.

consultant

An individual or organization engaged by the owner or the architect to render professional consulting services complementing or supplementing the architect’s services.

consultant

(job)
A person who facilitates organisational change and/or provides subject matter expertise on technical, functional and business topics during development or implementation. Consultants perform business requirements analysis, recommends selection of packaged software, develop proposals for consulting services and manage implementation projects at client sites. They provides expert knowledge of products such as SAP R/3, PeopleSoft, HRMS/Financials, and SmartStream.

consultant

An individual who acts as an advisor to users or to the technical staff. Consultants are available from third-party organizations for all aspects of the computer industry, including electronic circuit design, information systems analysis and software development. In a business environment, consultants may be used to create the functional specifications from which vendors can respond. The title of consultant is also given to internal specialists. See job descriptions and salary survey.
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Since there is the possibility that the work of a legal nurse consultant may be discoverable, it is imperative that the role be clearly defined with the attorney at the beginning of the nurse-attorney working relationship.
The workplace of the legal nurse consultant is not limited to the attorney and law farm.
Although this may vary from case to case, there are some general guidelines attorneys follow when hiring a legal nurse consultant (Helm, 2003):
The legal nurse consultant can interview staff and provide directed questioning to ascertain the facts of the case, after which the employee signs and dates the statement or document to verify its authenticity.
The legal nurse consultant can work as a peer reviewer, providing on-site training to help the nursing facility document in a legally and clinically sound manner.
2009 National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants (NACLNC [R]) 14th Annual Conference March 12-13, 2009-San Antonio, Texas
2009 National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants (NACLNC[R]) 14th Annual Conference March 12-13, 2009--San Antonio, Texas
E[acute accent]Lieff Cabraser's staff of experienced attorneys and eleven in-house legal nurse consultants and medical analysts assures that each client receives high-level, individualized case review and representation.
0944 today to learn how you can become a member of the National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants.
As a Certified Legal Nurse ConsultantCM, you receive FREE membership in the National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants (NACLNC[R]), the world's largest nurse consulting association.
The CLNC[R] is a federally registered certification mark and represents the official certification of the National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants.
In honor of the 2009 National Alliance of Certified Legal Nurse Consultants (NACLNC[R]) 14th Annual Conference, March 12-13, 2009, San Antonio, Texas, I'm excited to announce three contests open to all Certified Legal Nurse ConsultantsCM: