Darla Adams, APRN, BC, MSN, CNS, CHCE, LNC
Darla Adams will bring a unique combination of experience to your legal team.
Prior to Legal Nurse Consulting, Darla owned and operated a large Medicare-certified Home Health Agency with a sister Assisted Living Facility, employing over 100 employees and serving thousands of clients over their lifespan. She currently holds an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license in Texas, is board certified (BC) in Home Health, is a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in Home Health, and is a Certified HomeCare and Hospice Executive (CHCE). She is a former Labor & Delivery charge nurse, having also provided care in the gynecological, newborn nursery, post-partum, and pediatric units. She completed her Master's Degree with a dual major of Family Nurse Practitioner and Nursing Administration, being inducted into the Honor Society of Sigma Theta Tau, as well as being an Honors Graduate. The melding of this broad experience and education equips Darla with a unique ability to provide support for attorneys with medical-legal issues.
Darla developed her LNC practice after the sale of her Home Health Agency in an effort to bridge her extensive medical experience into the arena of Health Care Law.
Darla possesses excellent writing and literature research skills. She has published for the National Association of Home Care and Hospice core curriculum and has provided numerous lectures to area nursing and medical schools on community based patient care issues, nursing leadership, and nursing administration, as well as serving on the Advisory Board for a Master's Level Graduate Nursing Program. She also has extensive professional contacts in all areas of medicine and can use those contacts to identify and obtain appropriate medical experts. She can also provide Expert Witness testimony in her professional field of Home Health, Assisted Living, and Nursing Administration.
As a recognized professional in her field, Darla will collaborate with the legal team to develop a cost effective and winning strategy for the medical issues involved in any legal case.
Darla is currently a member of the following professional organizations:
- AALNC ~ American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants
- TAANA ~ The American Association of Nurse Attorneys
- ABA ~ American Bar Association
- HHNA ~ Home Health Nurses Association
- ANA ~ American Nurses Association
- TNA ~ Texas Nurses Association
- TxCNS ~ Texas Clinical Nurse Sprecialists
- STTI ~ Sigma Theta Tau International
- NAWBO ~ National Association of Women Business Owners
- NASE ~ National Association of Self Employed
Complete resume` and references available upon request