MEMBERSHIP / HOW TO JOIN

Who Can Join: Membership in the Southern WV Chapter of AALNC is open to registered nurses working as in-house legal nurse consultants with defense or plaintiff law firms, independent legal nurse consultants, nurses working as expert witnesses, risk managers, nurses employed by insurance companies or government agencies, registered nurses with an interest in legal nurse consulting, and other individuals or corporations with an interest in promoting the goals of the chapter.

Membership Requirements: RN license is required to join at the active or associate level. Sustaining level memberships are available to other interested individuals or corporations. To join the local chapter you must also be a member of our national organization, the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC). Please go to www.aalnc.org for more information about joining AALNC.

Member Dues: Due annually and determined by membership category. $30.00 - Active level (RN currently working as LNC) $30.00 - Associate level (RN not working as LNC) $50.00 - Sustaining membership (Other interested corporations or individuals) How to Apply: Submit Member Information Form (click for online form) or download a PDF form, then include a copy of your RN license, a copy of your national AALNC application form, and annual fee. Mail to:

Southern West Virginia Chapter of AALNC
P.O. Box 75132
Charleston, WV 25375

Benefits of Membership: Benefits of membership in the local chapter include educational offerings on medico-legal topics, the opportunity to network with other nurses working in the legal field, and mentoring opportunities for legal nurse consultants who are new to the field. An added benefit is the opportunity to join the WV Bar Association in their Legal Nurse Consultant Division. See www.wvbarassociation.org for more information.

Additional Information: Contact Carol Hart, Membership committee Chair, at CHLegalNurse@verizon.net or Tonja Parsons, Chapter President at tonja.parsons@steptoe-johnson.com. For more information about AALNC, see website www.aalnc.org

 
 
2002 - 2006 Southern West Virginia Chapter of AALNC