Forensic Approaches to Human Abuse Injuries

Forensic Approaches to Human Abuse Injuries

Course Number: BMSC X465.3

2 units

The most recent findings on crimes against individuals, such as sexual assault and child abuse, and includes factors that may contribute to violent acts. Evidence collection, preservation and vital documentation, and crime prevention strategies are discussed. Other topics include:

  • Distinguishing accidental trauma from intentional injury
  • Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
  • Legal aspects of reporting and pursuing suspected or confirmed cases of human abuse

Available Sections

Starting Jul 16


Starting Jul 16

Course Fees

$445 Early Bird Discount ends on Jul 10
$495 after Jul 10


Ellen Farrell [ bio ]

close [x] Ellen M. Farrell, B.S.N., Charge Nurse, Emergency Department, Winter Haven Hospital, Florida. As a former police officer, Ms. Farrell brings a unique perspective to emergency nursing where she has specialized for almost three decades. She has functioned as a Forensic Nurse teaching, mentoring and resourcing medical and nursing staffs along the way, as she utilized her law enforcement training in the clinical realm. Ellen has held the positions of staff nurse, charge nurse and clinical educator in her tenure as an RN.


Jul 16 - Aug 27, 2019


Online Course Moodle

Section Notes:

Approved for California Board of Registered Nurses CE hours.


"Forensic Nursing Science"
Virginia Lynch
ISBN: 978-0323066372


Applicable Certificates

Available Sections


Section No.: 191CHF005

Dates: Jul 16 - Aug 27, 2019

Instructor: Ellen Farrell

Textbook: Mandatory
"Forensic Nursing Science"
Virginia Lynch
ISBN: 978-0323066372

Location: Online Course

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