Add legal knowledge to your medical experience
If you have a medical background, Medical Professional Legal Consultant opens new career opportunities by building on your education and clinical experience.
In this course, you’ll learn the fundamental skills necessary to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies, and governmental agencies on legal issues related to the medical field. As you gain experience, you may become qualified to appear in courts as an expert witness.
This is a custom course designed by The Center of Legal Studies and offered in association with the University of Georgia. The online, instructor-led course has been approved for Continuing Medical Education credit by the American Academy of PAs, the national professional society for physician’s assistants.
What you will learn
- legal concepts related to the health care industry
- the roles legal consultants play in litigation areas, such as medical malpractice, toxic torts, products liability, personal injury, wrongful death, criminal law, and workers’ compensation.
Who Should Attend?
August Session –
Monday, August 20, 2018 - Friday, October 5, 2018
$975 (does not include course materials)
Students will be awarded a Certificate of Program Completion for 4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing the course.
Attendance Policy and Other Important Requirements:
Timely and successful completion of written and oral assignments is required. To receive your Certificate of Completion, you must have a score of 70% or better on assignments and on the final written examination.