October is National Physical Therapy month and Dawn Cook, RN recognizes the importance of physical therapists’ role in the recovery of patients who have experienced life-altering injuries, and physical therapy sessions and evaluations are often included in life care plans. Attending therapy with a physical therapist can help increase physical ...Read More
People who sit for long periods of time, especially those who spend their day in a wheelchair, are at high risk for pressure injuries, also known as pressure ulcers or sores. Pressure injuries are at the highest risk over areas that are bony such as the tailbone and an important ...Read More
September is Pain Awareness Month and the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA), released a short, two-minute video which clearly and simply explains what it is like living with chronic pain. Using the analogy that chronic pain is like having four flat tires and achieving the highest quality of life possible ...Read More
Dawn Cook, Nurse Life Care Planner is pleased to share that her article “Medical Marijuana and the National Council of State Boards of Nursing” was featured in the Summer 2019 edition of the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners (AANLCP) Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning. The journal has ...Read More
Dawn Cook is looking forward to being a presenter in September at the annual conference for the National Nurses in Business Association (NNBA) held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference will showcase 20 dynamic sessions aimed at nurse entrepreneurs and will also feature the NNBA’s 5th Annual Shark Tank ...Read More
Dawn Cook along with her business Expert Witness Nurses was thrilled to be an exhibitor the American Association for Justice 2019 Annual Convention hosted in sunny San Diego July 26 – 31.
We connected and shared information with hundred of attendees on our expert witness nurse services and how we ...Read More
For those who have lost the ability to speak and use their hands due to becoming paralyzed, have ALS, a stroke, or severe cerebral palsy to name a few; communication can be difficult and frustrating. Current devices used to assist people in communication such as sip and puff machines or ...Read More
A common item requested in personal injury lawsuits are wheelchairs, both for short and long term use. It is important to understand why proper fittings are essential for comfort, usability and to prevent further injuries from wheelchair misuse.
Why do Wheelchairs need a fitting?
Most people dependent on a wheelchair ...Read More
Life Care Planners are generally nurses, vocational rehabilitation specialists, physicians, therapists and social workers who have taken special training and passed certification examinations.
In a letter sent to all International Association of Life Care Planner (IALCP) members, the IALCP board issued a statement about who is most qualified to author ...Read More
If you see a bill for neuromonitoring, you may be wondering what all the codes are for and were they all needed.
Neuromonitoring is used during neurosurgical procedures to monitor the functioning of structures such as nerves, the brain or the spinal cord.
- Early warning to surgeons