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This course provides a clinical and forensic science based model of care for the forensic assessment and evaluation of patients/victims of non-intentional and intentional injuries, trauma, violence and crime across the lifespan. Topics include: Principles of forensic evidence collection, child and elder maltreatment, interpersonal violence, sexual violence and abuse and assault, and legal nurse consulting. You will explore the process of testifying in criminal, civil and inquest proceedings, and examine other aspects such as violence prevention, psychosocial factors in violence, human trafficking, and forensic toxicology related to forensic health care.
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