Posts Tagged ‘Legal Nurse Consultant’

The Case of the Dirty Wound Care Clinic

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Nancy Collins, PhD, RDN, LD, NWCC, FAND

We have made progress in reducing healthcare-associated infections, but still have a long way to go, especially when patients complain of dirty, dingy hospitals and clinics.

Dirty Wound Care Clinics and Infections


Dr Nancy Collins

Nancy Collins, PhD, RDN, LD, NWCC, FAND


I feel a little like girl detective Nancy Drew as I ask you to consider the Case of the Dirty Wound Care Clinic. Let me explain. In a recent lawsuit, the plaintiff alleged that her mother’s wound did not heal and became infected because of the lack of cleanliness in the hospital-based clinic where she was receiving treatment. It would not surprise me if your initial reaction to this claim is that it is nonsense, so let’s take a closer look.


If it Wasn’t Documented, It Wasn’t Done! Documentation Woes! Part 3

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 . Cindy Broadus RN continues her discussion about Proper and Defensive Documentation.

In a continuation of the discussion of the medical record, Cindy has a unique position and speaks from experience. As a CLNI (Certified Legal Nurse Investigator) and LNC (Legal Nurse Consultant), she shares with us actual instances and common mistakes our peers often make while documenting. Listen in and watch as Cindy continues her presentation to the attendees at the Wild On Wounds Conference in Las Vegas Nevada

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