EDUCATION AND NETWORKING
We meet quarterly in various locations including Columbia SC, Greenville SC, Charleston SC, and Charlotte, NC.
Some of our meetings are on weekdays and others are on weekends. We provide 2-3 informative and educational quarterly meetings and one Annual Educational Conference with topics chosen by our members.
The South Carolina Chapter is an active membership group providing direct, local benefits to it's members beyond the national membership organization.
Expand your network and gain:
The 2017 AALNC Annual Forum was in Portland Oregon April 6-8. Two of our members- Charlene Pearman & Teri Levin were invited to speak at the Pre-Conference on Thursday.
After a very long delay in the Atlanta Airport due to severe thunderstorms, they arrived in Portland at 3:00 am had time to get few hours sleep and be ready to present at 10:30 am to a room full of attendees. It was a 2 hour technical workshop. Charlene presented using Adobe Acrobat Professional and Microsoft Word and Teri presented Excel databases & graphs and each showed how they use them in their Legal Nurse Practices.
2017 EDUCATION CONFERENCE
This year's Annual Conference took place on Saturday, March 25, 2017
at Greenville Memorial Hospital
MISSED CANCER DIAGNOSES
Our speakers were:
Leonard Berlin, MD
“Breast Cancer, Mammography, Malpractice: A Hapless Triad”,
Sarah Kaminski, RN, BSN, LNC
“Legal Nurse Consultant’s Role”,
Shelene Giles, MS, BSN, BA, RN, CRC, CNLCP, CLCP, MSCC, LNCC
“Assessing Medical Damages”,
Attorney Kenneth Shaw
“From the Defendant’s Perspective”,
Attorney William Herlong
“From the Plaintiff’s Perspective"
and Rebecca Lowman
“Issues of Missed Cancer Diagnoses”
Comments from Attendees:
"Dr. Berlin was excellent, informative and knowledgeable. Dr. Herlong/Anne - tear jerking and reality based, unfortunate, but a very good learning experience. Excellent information. Sarah "case study" was very informative and great tips. Becky Lowman was so informative...will definitely use in my practice. Shelene - Wonderful as always."
"Dr. Berlin - such a valuable perspective & presented so well."
"Wonderful selection of speakers and great food."
"Last year I thought we had our best conference but, this year was the "best conference". You keep raising the bar."