Medical Legal Concepts

Experience and Service

  Into the Future

Medical Legal Concepts provides consultative services to plaintiff and defense attorneys by offering legal nurse consulting that includes expert witness location, full scale case development, and trial support.  With our services we have been able to lead our clients to seven figure plus awards / settlements and minimizing major liability exposures for health care organizations.  We provide an unbiased commitment to:

Timeliness, and 
assuring the highest quality of care possible for today and in into the future.  Our mission is to inspire others to take action that impacts change in their lives and their organizations throughout the world.

Speaking Topics

  • Just a Nurse?  Says who? (humorous keynote)
  • Why WHY? (keynote)
  • Uncommon Champions Sleep When They’re Dead (keynote)
  • Standards of Care
  • Legal Aspect of Nursing Documentation and the EMR
  • Nursing Documentation: Legally Proven Strategies to Keep You Out of the Courtroom

Do you want a team of healthcare providers who shine in their profession?

Rachel Cartwright-Vanzant is an innovative educator who is skilled at providing your healthcare team with effective strategies to change their thinking and improve workplace engagement. Legal and ethical issues are a hot topic in the healthcare industry, and Rachel has a unique teaching style which helps audiences to easily understand the complex concepts in the medical field.

Each audience connects with Rachel immediately, because her humor and entertaining presentation style turns seemingly boring topics into fun conversations. She is an expert in the healthcare industry, with 30 years of clinical and consulting experience. Rachel has taught more than 21,000 healthcare professionals, and each program can be catered according to the needs of your company.

Rachel delivers more than basic textbook information, because her presentations tap into her extensive experience in the medical industry. She understands that connecting with the audience is the magic that separates the good seminars from the memorable seminars. Through humor and real-life experiences, she makes the seminar come alive like no other. Live seminars formulated and conducted by professional nurses can be an effective way to educate and inspire your healthcare team. Rachel has the right chemistry of expertise, experience and passion, and she will inspire, motivate and refresh novice and seasoned nurses.

Healthcare and Consulting Experience
Rachel is a legal nurse consultant certified (LNCC) and a licensed healthcare risk manager (LHRM).  She is a member of the National Speakers Association (NSA) and Women Speakers Association (WSA). She is a published author in peer reviewed journals and textbooks. In addition to owning a medical and legal consulting business, she is completing her PhD in Public Policy and Administration: Law and Policy. Rachel works with law firms and healthcare organizations evaluating medical records for compliance with standards of care and applicable regulations. She has been an expert witness for medical negligence cases for both the plaintiff and the defense. 

Patient Safety Conference - April 28, 2016
Keynote:  "Ethics, Excellence, and Teamwork:  Healthcare in the New Normal"
Shepherdstown, WV

NSA Professional Speaker Topics

2016  Summer Symposium
July 15, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 

8.0 CEUs reported directly to the BON for license renewal.

Florida Laws & Rules Governing the Practice of Nursing Webinar

Nursing Documentation Book coming soon:

To find out more about Medical Legal Concepts and what we can provide for you, call us toll free: 800-259-8058.

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