Forensics for Healthcare Professionals
After volunteering in two child abuse clinics, Grace W. Ho "really wanted to understand" the long-term effects of child abuse and corporal punishment, so she decided to pursue a career in forensic nursing.
At Johns Hopkins, Ho has studied how parents draw the line between corporal punishment and child abuse...
Following the Evidence
If you are seeking fast-paced environments and your professional interests include protecting victims' rights and dignity, assisting their physical and emotional recovery, preserving the chain of evidence, and providing legal testimony expertise, these on-line courses are for you. With unique access to high-caliber Hopkins resources and faculty, Johns Hopkins provides intense, comprehensive educational opportunities not found elsewhere.
Those who take courses in forensic nursing:
- Conduct advanced forensic nursing assessments of inflicted trauma
- Assess and document various forms of family, elder, and intimate partner abuse and neglect
- Collaborate with criminologists, members of the justice system, and related healthcare professionals
- Demonstrate expertise in comprehensive emergency and disaster preparedness
- Serve in roles such as forensic or sexual assault nurse examiner, medicolegal death investigator, crisis intervention screener, correctional nursing specialist, or expert medical witness
Possible Courses Include:
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