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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

Prerequisites

No Prerequisites for this course

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