Occupational Considerations in Forensic Nursing

Occupational Considerations in Forensic Nursing

Course Number: BMSC X465.4

2 units

Occupational injuries and work-related deaths are examined in terms of their medicolegal aspects. Topics include:

  • Arson
  • Burns
  • Smoke inhalation
  • Exposure to toxic fumes and chemicals, transportation catastrophes, and other industrial accidents that have forensic implications
  • Forensic assessment processes required of the forensic nurse in mass casualty management
  • Dealing with workplace terrorism and hostage scenarios
  • Post-crisis interviewing of survivors and responders

Available Sections

Starting Apr 24


Starting Apr 24

Course Fees



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.


Apr 24 - Jun 3, 2018

Online Enrollment not available for this course. Please see section notes for instructions on how to enroll.


Online Course Moodle

Section Notes:

Special Refund Policy “B” applies.


"Forensic Nursing"
ISBN: 9780323066372


No Prerequisites for this course

Applicable Certificates

Available Sections


Section No.: 174CHF003

Dates: Apr 24 - Jun 3, 2018

Instructor: Ellen Farrell

Textbook: Mandatory
"Forensic Nursing"
ISBN: 9780323066372

Location: Online Course

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