THE ASSOCIATION AT A GLANCE With more than 3,300 members from 24 countries, the International Association of Forensic Nurses has a mission to provide leadership in forensic nursing
practice by developing, promoting, and disseminating information internationally about forensic nursing
would not be where it is today without the dedication and vision of Virginia Lynch.
After completing the forensic nursing
course, the first 18 forensic nurses to be trained in the Mpumalanga Province were distributed throughout the province, but because of their small numbers, some districts were left without these valuable health care providers.
Sheridan, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor and Coordinator of the School's graduate forensic nursing
options, "Hospitals want nurses with forensic expertise.
While a relatively new profession, forensic nursing
already has successfully helped bridge the gap between the two fields of law and medicine.
It will carry articles on trends in forensic and nursing science, technology developments, meeting the needs of victims of trauma and violent crime, institutional forensic nursing
and pre-trial proceedings, forensic clinicians in the mental health field, the management of crime victims "from trauma to trial," best practices, and new products.
It is being published to "help advance the frontiers" of this "new science" and to be "a forum through which professionals in all forensic nursing
specialties can come together to exhange ideas," Virgo said.
A police conference introduced her to the idea of forensic nursing
This is the newest edition to the popular NFNRDG series on forensic nursing
focusing on the ethical and legal aspects of mental health nursing from both a practitioner's and user's point of view.
A&M Hopes to Add Department of Forensic Nursing
, by Bobby Blanchard
COVERSA's Mission is to improve the Collection of Forensic Evidence, Provide Acute Interventional Services; Collaborate with Legal and Judicial Representatives and Provide Education to the Community Regarding Sexual Assault Issues and Our Vision is to be the Premier Provider of Forensic Nursing
Services in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
More nurses should be sent for forensic nursing
2) Collaborate with the Oklahoma Chapters of the following nursing organizations such as the American Academy of Nursing Violence Panel, Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), Nurse Midwives, National Forensic Nursing
Institute and other stakeholders to publish, publicize, and disseminate consistent and evidence based IPV clinical practice guidelines
Fitchburg State College is one of only a few campuses to offer a master's degree in forensic nursing
UTHSC College of Nursing currently offers the following DNP specialties: Acute and Critical Care, Primary Care, Forensic Nursing
, Psychiatric/Family Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, and Public Health.