College of Nursing Graduate Programs

Forensics Track Objectives

  • Interface with other health care disciplines and the criminal justice system
  • Apply forensic nursing principles to the promotion of health care and safety in the community
  • Promote early identification and prevent potential abuse of children, adults, and the elderly
  • Discuss trauma and death and the collection, preservation and documentation of related evidence
  • Apply expert witness skills and legal consultation in investigations related to violence and trauma