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 (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%)
Medicare set-aside (4-6%)