May 10, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

NUR 3590 - Introduction to Forensic Nursing


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In this course, the learner is introduced to the principles and standards of the forensic nursing specialty. This online course provides the learner with the knowledge and skills to apply the content in real-world situations. Didactic includes but is not limited to, contemporary social issues with impact on the specialty such as intimate partner violence, sex trafficking, elder and child abuse, and cultural diversity, principles and techniques of forensic science, collection and preservation of biological evidence, forensic photography, forensic toxicology and pharmacology, mechanisms of injury, expert witness testimony, and special issues facing the forensic nursing specialty.