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NURS 7684 Criminal Law & Sciene Proc: Evidence Collection (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course will provide a broad overview of the legal process and the roles of the lawyer, forensic nurse, and forensic specialist and the rules of conduct that guide them. Students are introduced to definitions and classifications of crime and their application to the criminal justice system. Students will examine basic principles, concepts, and purposes and the nurse's role regarding substantive criminal law. The course focuses on the nurse's role in the process of trial preparation and trial, emphasizing the role of witnesses in the preparation of fact, evidence, and expert testimony.

Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: With permission of the Instructor. Permission of instructor or enrollment in the School of Nursing.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17