Pat Iyer MSN RN LNCC is a medical liability expert, professional speaker, author and coach. She works with healthcare providers who want to reduce risks and improve patient safety.
LNCC is the certification granted by the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants and is the only legal nurse consulting certification which meets the standards of the American Board of Nursing Specialties. It is awarded to experienced legal nurse consultants who meet a practice requirement and pass a rigorous exam.
In 1989, Pat established Med League Support Services, an independent legal nurse consulting firm. As a result of reviewing thousands of medical records and talking with attorneys about thousands of cases, she developed deep expertise in the concepts of medical liability and patient safety: from the labor and delivery site to the nursing home, from the emergency department to the ICU, from the outpatient surgery center to the dialysis center, and everywhere in between.
She served on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants including one year as national president. She sold Med League in 2015 and now devotes her time to coaching, writing and professional speaking.
Pat is the author or editor of over 800 books, chapters, case studies, articles or online courses. Her publications have been read by thousands of people. Pat presents onsite programs, virtual presentations, and podcasts. She is the moderator of podcasts for the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety.
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“Pat Iyer is one of the founders of legal nurse consulting. She has contributed substantially to the profession’s growth as a leader in the field.”
—Jane Barone, Legal Nurse Consultant and Author