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 16


Starting Apr 16

Course Fees

$445 Early Bird Discount ends on Apr 10
$495 after Apr 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.


Apr 16 - May 28, 2019


Online Course Moodle

Section Notes:

Approved for California Board of Registered Nurses CE hours.


"Forensic Nursing"
ISBN: 9780323066372


No Prerequisites for this course

Applicable Certificates

Available Sections


Section No.: 184CHF003

Dates: Apr 16 - May 28, 2019

Instructor: Ellen Farrell

Textbook: Mandatory
"Forensic Nursing"
ISBN: 9780323066372

Location: Online Course

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