Has been providing expert witness and consulting services since 2007.
"Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations."
~Nursing Scope & Standards of Practice. Nursing's Social Policy Statement, (2003) 2nd ed.
Legal Nurse Consultant
Legal Nurse Consultants have the expertise to consult attorneys on medically litigated cases. This expertise is based on the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, outcomes, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Based on this, as a legal nurse consultant, Benes Consulting is able to:
IME/DME - Nurse Attendance
Attend IME's/DME's as a Nurse Observer
The detailed typed report will contain a client interview by the nurse (prior to the exam) and observations made during the client's examination showing time intervals.
Why is a Nurse Observer during the IME/DME process important?:
Nurse Life Care Planner
Nurse Life Care Planners practice within their Scope of Practice using the nursing process which is comprised of assessment, diagnosis of the problem, expected outcome goals, planning interventions to achieve the goals, and evaluation to ensure that the planned interventions are effective.
LIfe care plans are developed for individuals who have sustained a catastrophic injury or have chronic health care needs.