Forensic Nurse

Forensic Nurse

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Forensic Nurses help investigate crimes like sexual and physical assault, and accidental death. They are trained in medical evidence collection and the criminal justice system. As a Forensic Nurse, your job will be detail-oriented, with most of your time spent in hospital emergency rooms, helping interpret any first signs of foul play. You’ll also testify in court as an expert medical witness.

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Forensic Nurses help investigate crimes like sexual and physical assault, and accidental death. They are trained in medical evidence collection and the criminal justice system. As a Forensic Nurse, your job will be detail-oriented, with most of your time spent in hospital emergency rooms, helping interpret any first signs of foul play. You’ll also testify in court as an expert medical witness.

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  • Forensic Nursing Science Offered at UTHealth School of Nursing

    Posted Oct 26, 2015 by Kristi Rodriguez

    In case you haven't heard the UTHealth School of Nursing now has a Forensic Nursing Science program. The program can be added on to any MSN concentration offered at UTHealth, or it can also be taken as post-master's degree. First classes set to begin in Fall 2016. Learn more.

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