AALNC

    Scope and Content of the Examination

    The scope of the examination, content areas, and the weights assigned to each area are as follows:

    Scope of the Examination

    The LNCC® examination is designed to measure the nurse's ability to:

    • Collect and investigate healthcare records, research, literature, standards, guidelines, laws, costs, etc. related to a case, concerning issues of standards of care, causation, and/or damages.
    • Analyze data in pertinent medical records, research, literature, standards, guidelines, laws, costs, etc. related to a case, concerning issues of standards of care, causation, and/or damages.
    • Draft materials considered attorney work product or to be used as evidence in healthcare-related cases.
    • Collaborate with clients to support case strategy during discovery or case management.
    • Support the process of adjudication of cases (e.g., trial, settlement, arbitration, or mediation).

    Content Areas of the Examination

    • Medical malpractice (19-23%)

    • Personal injury (12-14%)

    • Long term care litigation / Elder law (8-10%)

    • Product liability (7-9%)

    • Toxic Tort (5-7%)

    • Workers’ compensation (6-9%)

    • Risk management (6-8%)

    • Life care planning (5-7%)

    • Regulatory compliance (5-8%)

    • Forensic / Criminal (4-6%)

    • Civil rights (3-5%)

    • Employment discrimination (including ADA) (3-5%)

    • Medicare set-aside (4-6%)