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NURS 7681 Forensic Evaluation: Psychosocial and Legal Aspects of Forensic Assessment in Nursing and Health Care (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course provides a comprehensive examination of the behavior, emotional responses, and cognitive decision making of both victims and perpetrators of a crime. Students examine the ethical and legal responsibilities for health care providers and health care agencies from both a legal and ethical perspective, with special emphasis on sociocultural context of victimization and perpetration. This course provides an intensive examination of the practice issues associated with assessment within the sub-specialties of sexual assault nurse examiner, elder abuse specialist, battered woman specialist, psychiatric forensic examiner, and legal nurse consultant.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor

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Last Updated: 07-Oct-15