About Us

Kathy G. Ferrell was awarded the 2011 Leadership in Health Policy and Law Award from Georgia Baptist College of Nursing - Mercer University.

 

Kathy Ferrell TV

Kathy appears on a quarterly television show called "Open Line" on Channel 5 in Nashville, TN. Click above to watch.

 

Qualifications:

  • The LNCC credential is the only legal nurse consulting certification recognized by the American Board of Nursing Specialties and is open only to those legal nurse consultants with experience

  • Served attorneys throughout the US since 2001

  • Worked in various hospitals and physician offices in both staff and management positions

  • Worked within the healthcare insurance industry in medical record review, physician/hospital bill audits and medical policy development

Professional Associations:

  • 2013 Secretary/Treasurer American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants

  • 2011-2014 Board of Directors, American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants

  • 2011 Associate Member, The American Association of Nurse Attorneys

  • 2010 President, TN Chapter of American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants

  • Member, American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants

Publications:

  • "Nurse’s Legal Handbook Sixth Edition" Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2015

  • "Documentation:  The Best Evidence of Care"  American Journal of Nursing 2007;                   107 (7): 61-64.

  • "New Opportunities for the Legal Nurse Consultant in the Insurance Industry"  Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting Fall 2008: 19 (4): 9-14.

Presentations:

  • Helping Attorneys Locate Standards of Care
    Birmingham, AL. Samford University, AALNC Education; August 5, 2005

  • Helping Attorneys Locate Expert Witnesses
    Birmingham, AL. Samford University, AALNC Education;
    August 5, 2005

  • Legalities in Nursing
    Sheffield, AL. Helen Keller Hospital;
    September 16, 2005

  • Patient Rights and Responsibilities (Subject Matter Expert for commercial educational video and patient handout)
    Trinity Workplace Learning
    May, 2005

  • Select Topics for Legal Staff in Alabama
    Lorman Education Services
    Birmingham, AL
    June 29, 2006

  • Medical Records – A Gold Mine of Information
    Alabama Paralegal Association
    Point Clear, AL
    July 29, 2008

  • Medical Records – A Treasure Map of Information
    Tennessee Paralegal Association
    Nashville, TN
    November 7, 2008

  • Opportunities for the LNC within the Insurance Industry
    National AALNC Convention
    Pittsburgh, PA
    March 26, 2010

  • Personal Injury Litigation
    LNCC Preparation Course – webinar series
    February 1, 2012

 

Kathy G. Ferrell, BS RN LNCC-Board Certified
Medical - Legal Consulting
3060 Americus Drive
Thompson’s Station, TN 37179
Phone: 205-566-5406
Fax: 615-550-5210 Email: Kathy@FerrellConsulting.com

 

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