Core Curriculum for Forensic Nursing

Author: Bonnie Price, DNP, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, AFN-BC, Kathleen Maguire, JD, BSN, BS, RN
Affiliation:
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN 10: 1451193238
ISBN 13: 9781451193237
eISBN: 9781496328441
Edition: 1st

Description:

Access the vital knowledge required for competent forensic nursing practice, with the clear, concise Core Curriculum for Forensic Nursing. This first edition text was developed by the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN). Rich with practical instruction, the Core offers a full view of the role of the forensic nurse, who practices at the intersection of the health care and the legal systems. For practicing forensic nurses or those who are exploring this dynamic and growing specialty, there is no better guide. Prepare for forensic nursing practice, current and future ...* First forensic nursing curriculum text to be officially endorsed by the IAFN*Cutting-edge, expert content on areas including:* Forensic nursing fundamentals and practice standards* Roles and practice settings open to forensic nurses

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • Contributors
  • Reviewers
  • Preface

CHAPTER 1: Introduction

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Evolution of Forensic Nursing
  • Fundamentals of Forensic Nursing Science
  • Theory and Concepts of Forensic Nursing Science
  • Practice Settings
  • Roles of the Forensic Nurse
  • Scope and Standards of Forensic Nursing Practice
  • Future Issues
  • Case Study
  • References

CHAPTER 2: Forensic Nursing in the Healthcare Setting

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • History and Theory
  • Intersecting Systems and Services
  • Populations at Risk
  • Practice and Prevention
  • Concepts and Issues
  • Future Issues
  • Case Study
  • References

CHAPTER 3: Forensic Nursing and the Deceased

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • History and Theory
  • Intersecting Systems and Services
  • Populations at Risk
  • Practice and Prevention
  • Concepts and Issues
  • Future Issues
  • Case Studies
  • References

CHAPTER 4: Forensic Mental Health Nursing

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Introduction
  • History and Theory
  • Intersecting Systems and Services
  • Practice and Prevention
  • Populations at Risk
  • Concepts and Issues
  • Future Issues
  • Case Study
  • References

CHAPTER 5: Forensic Correctional Nursing

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • History and Theory
  • Intersecting Systems and Services
  • Practice and Prevention
  • Populations at Risk
  • Concepts and Issues
  • Future Issues
  • Case Studies
  • References
  • Suggested Resources

CHAPTER 6A: Emerging Issues: Military Forensic Nursing

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • History and Theory
  • Intersecting Systems and Services
  • Practices and Processes
  • Concepts and Issues
  • Future Issues
  • References

CHAPTER 6B: Emerging Issues: Human Trafficking

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • History and Theory
  • Intersecting Systems and Services
  • Populations at Risk
  • Practice and Prevention
  • Concepts and Issues
  • Future Issues
  • Case Study
  • References

CHAPTER 7A: Overarching Issues: Testifying

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Forensic Nursing and the Legal System
  • Justice Systems
  • Court Systems
  • Testimony
  • Preparation for Testifying
  • References

CHAPTER 7B: Overarching Issues: Vicarious Trauma

  • Objectives
  • Key Terms
  • Defining Vicarious Trauma
  • What VT Is and Is Not
  • Effects of VT
  • Sources of VT
  • Personal – Professional Dynamic
  • Protective Factors
  • Self-Care Planning
  • Case Studies
  • References

Appendix A Vision of Ethical Practice

Appendix B Educational Preparation and Credentialing of the Forensic Nurse

Appendix C Answers to Review Questions