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Forensic Nursing Practice: A Growing Specialty

Forensic Nursing Practice: A Growing Specialty

What is Forensic Nursing? Specialized nurses that focus mainly on medicine with science and criminology as it pertains to the law are known as forensic nurses, and are practicing forensic nursing. Normally forensic nursing consists of assisting forensic scientists and forensic psychologists in collecting data in order to create a more realistic picture of the events that lead to each particular case. They have specialized training in the collection of forensic evidence, as well as criminal procedures and more. They are also called upon in court to provide their forensic expertise in the form of a testimony. The forensic nursing

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Forensic Nursing Certification: Reaching for Your Dreams!

Forensic Nursing Certification: Reaching for Your Dreams!

    Perhaps you watched a bunch of detective shows. Perhaps you always wanted to go into nursing, but “regular” nursing was just too boring for you. Whatever it was, you’ve been thinking about becoming a forensic nurse for a while now. The idea of helping people solve crimes and prosecute them with your scientific knowledge and experience excited you. So now it’s up to you to look into forensic nursing certification.  You will want to study in a place where the schedule works for you. You will want to find a reputable institution with good instructors who remain passionate about

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Forensic Nursing Certification Bridges the Gap Between Medicine and Law

Registered nurses who want to make a difference in the lives of victims of violence should consider pursing  forensic nursing. In the United States forensic nurses play a crucial role in providing both emergency nursing care to patients and preserving biological and physical evidence that can help bring criminals to justice. These specialized medical professionals are often called upon to provide sworn statements for legal proceedings in cases where a victim has been physically or sexually assaulted. The skills learned during the certification process for forensic nursing include injury identification, assessment, documentation and collection of evidence for criminal investigations. Many

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Forensic Nursing: A Rewarding Practice Specialty

Forensic Nursing: A Rewarding Practice Specialty

The practice of nursing in the intersection where medical and legal/criminal systems overlap is known as forensic nursing. The basic premise of forensic nursing is that a nurse in this specialty will care for patients who are injured as a result of violence. This can include either the perpetrator or the victim of the violent act, but it is usually the victim who is the patient. Patients who are the victims of abuse, assault or other  physically aggressive violence often suffer from deeply-inflicted trauma in the psychological, physical, and even social senses. A forensic nurse is educated and trained to

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Forensic Nursing Specialty Practice

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Millions of Patients Are Coming. Can Nurses Care For Them? from Health and Hospitals Network

CHICAGO — With a wave of new patients expected to access primary care services when insurance provisions of the Affordable Care Act kick in starting in a little over 20 months, hospitals and other providers are bracing for a major shock to their already stretched delivery systems. And a growing chorus of health care leaders is calling for nurses to lead the way in filling expected gaps in primary care. I heard two of those voices Wednesday at the American College of Healthcare Executives’ 2012 Congress, as Harvard Public Health Professor Jack Rowe and Tami Minnier, R.N., chief quality officer

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