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About Legal Nurse Consultant Wendie A. Howland


Wendie A. Howland  is a legal nurse consultant and life care planner based in Massachusetts. She brings decades of great experience to your cases. She is a graduate of Boston University, Boston MA with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and the University of Washington, Seattle WA with a Master’s degree in Nursing in Physiological and Critical Care, thesis program, award for research.

Following a full career in critical care at world-class medical centers at Stanford University Hospital and University of Washington she embarked on more than a decade’s experience in legal nurse c0nsulting and life care planning for catastrophic and high-expense chronic conditions. She has consulted for primary and reinsurance carriers and self-insureds in worker’s compensation, general liability, and other litigation, working for both defense and plaintiffs. Expertise in research, clarity in writing, meticulous detail, and organization are the hallmarks of her work, as evidenced by her satisfied customers in many markets.

She is a member of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, and serves as the editor of the Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners, serving as the Editor of Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning from 2009-2016, editor and contributor for the first edition of the AANLCP Core Curriculum for Nurse Life Care Planning, and editor and contributor for the Scope and Standards of Nurse Life Care Planning. She is a long-time member of the Case Management Society of America, having spoken on life care planning at the national CMSA conference and several regional conferences. She holds current certification in legal nurse consulting (LNCC), life care planning (CNLCP), case management (CCM, Commission for Case Management Certification, RN-BC, Accreditation Board for Nursing Specialty Certification), and rehabilitation nursing (CRRN, The Rehabilitation Nursing Certification Board). She also serves on the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing RN Practice Advisory Board and is a member of the Research and Education Committee of NANDA-I, the international body on nursing diagnosis.

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