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forensic

pertaining to law

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forensic nursing

synthesis of biophysical and spiritual aspects of nursing care with an expert understanding of forensic science and the criminal justice process

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rate of injury and crime

lower in communities that promote good health

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disparities

among minorities and among disenfranchised worldwide among victims and prosecutions

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national center for injury prevention and control (1987)

focus on injury prevention and violence prevention, home and recreational safety, traumatic brain injury, injury data and statistics, injury response, motor vehicle safety, violence prevention

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healthy people 2020

proposed goals that deal with reducing injury and violence in the US reflect the breadth of concerns and problems that result in injury, both intentional and unintentional, in communities

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primary prevention forensic nursing

projects that aim to prevent domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and accidental injuries before they occur

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secondary prevention forensic nursing

direct care to both victims and perpetrators; collection of evidence for the legal justice system

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tertiary prevention forensic nursing

address rehabilitation or identify factors that have put individuals at risk

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educational preparation

continuing education courses, certificate programs, graduate nursing academic programs

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key concepts of forensic nursing

SAFETY- maslows hierarchy of needs, JUSTICE- moral rightness and law, PRESENCE-being humane and showing respect, PERCEPTIVITY-awareness and intuitiveness, TRUTH, VICTIMIZATION- when individuals or groups are exploited or treated unfairly

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ethical issues

unique in forensic nursing because of the implications to not only a clients health, but in some cases, the clients freedom

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five categories of ethical principals

1. respect for person
2. beneficence and non-maleficence
3. distributive justice
4. respect for community
5. contextual caring

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forensic environments

courtrooms, jails, prisons, psychiatric facilities for the criminally insane