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 Jan 15


Starting Jan 15

Course Fees

$445 Early Bird Discount ends on Jan 9
$495 after Jan 9


Patricia Drown [ bio ]

close [x] Patricia Drown holds a Ph.D. in Human Services and a Master's in Counseling Psychology. As a university instructor in the social sciences, as well as for UCR Extension, she has trained therapists, social workers and nurses. She is the Dean of Criminal Justice for an online university serving the military and author of a text on forensic psychology. A frequent community speaker, she is often called upon to educate groups in the areas of crisis intervention and family dynamics. Drown also maintains a life, career, and successful coaching practice, For Your Well Being, located in San Clemente.


Jan 15 - Mar 5, 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.: 183CHF005

Dates: Jan 15 - Mar 5, 2019

Instructor: Patricia Drown

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

Location: Online Course

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