Understanding the Value of a Life Care Plan
11:30-11:45 Registration and Networking
11:50-12:00 Announcements/ Brief Business Meeting
Presenters: Gerrie Springston, BSN, RN, CNKCP, LNCC, CCM and Stephen Mann, MD, CLCP
Ms. Springston has worked as a Life Care Planner at Vocational Diagnostics for many years. She is respected for her knowledge and expertise in development and analysis of life care plans. She has been a member of AALNC for greater than 20 years and currently serves as Phoenix Chapter Secretary.
Dr. Mann is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has been practicing medicine in Arizona since 2011. In 2012, Dr. Mann became one of the very few physicians nationally to be certified as a Life Care Planner. He has provided expert witness services for plaintiff and defense medical malpractice litigation.
Ms. Springston and Dr. Mann will discuss discuss utilization of a life care plan in assessment of damages in a medical malpractice case. They will identify the steps required to complete a life care plan. They will analyze the steps of litigation as they apply to life care planners. And they will provide attendees a greater understanding of the value of a life care plan in civil litigation.