Forensic Nursing and Multidisciplinary Care of the Mentally Disordered Offender

Forensic Nursing and Multidisciplinary Care of the Mentally Disordered Offender
Author: David Robinson,Alyson Kettles
Publsiher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2000
ISBN: 1853027545
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Forensic Nursing and Multidisciplinary Care of the Mentally Disordered Offender Book Excerpt:

The aim of this book is to provide a multidisciplinary perspective on the training needed to work with mentally disordered patients, as well as to examine the key characteristics of the forensic nursing role. Attempting to examine the role of the professional forensic nurse and explore the multi-professional boundaries within mental health.

Basic Concepts of Psychiatric mental Health Nursing

Basic Concepts of Psychiatric mental Health Nursing
Author: Louise Rebraca Shives
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 749
Release: 2008
ISBN: 9780781797078
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Basic Concepts of Psychiatric mental Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

This seventh edition includes new chapters and maintains popular features from previous editions such as self awareness prompts while adding research boxes and student worksheets at the end of each chapter.

Forensic Nursing

Forensic Nursing
Author: Rose E Constantino,Patricia A Crane,Susan E Young
Publsiher: F.A. Davis
Total Pages: 425
Release: 2012-12-18
ISBN: 0803639120
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Forensic Nursing Book Excerpt:

Explore the role of the forensic nurse in both the health care and criminal justice systems with this text written by experts in the field with contributions from well-known specialists. Inside you’ll find an overview of the forensic nursing field as well as crucial coverage on specific issues of evidence collection, prison health care, human trafficking, sexual abuse, and domestic violence. Step-by-step, you will build a solid foundation in forensic nursing practice by developing competencies in deductive analysis, critical thinking, evaluation, application, and communication.

Forensic Nursing

Forensic Nursing
Author: Kelly M. Pyrek
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 664
Release: 2006-01-13
ISBN: 1420002910
Category: Law
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Forensic Nursing Book Excerpt:

Written by an award-winning investigative journalist with more than twenty years of experience, Forensic Nursing takes an objective yet engaging look at a profession that according to the author, "is only for those with a strong stomach, a pure heart, and a quick mind." It presents the personal experiences and perspectives of forensic nurses that w

Forensic Nursing Science E Book

Forensic Nursing Science   E Book
Author: Virginia A. Lynch,Janet Barber Duval
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 704
Release: 2010-07-23
ISBN: 0323066380
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Forensic Nursing Science E Book Book Excerpt:

Written and edited by the most respected authorities in forensic nursing and forensic sciences, this new edition provides the tools and concepts you need to collect evidence that is admissible in court, determine the significance of that evidence, and provide accurate, reliable testimony while administering high-quality patient care. Now in full color throughout, it remains the most comprehensive, highly illustrated text of its kind. Provides a comprehensive, updated guide to forensic nursing science, paying special attention to the International Association of Forensic Nurses’s (IAFN) goals for forensic nursing. Retains a focus on assessment skills and the collection and preservation of evidence, following the established guidelines of the forensic sciences. Prepares you to provide testimony as a fact witness or a forensic nursing expert. Includes an illustrated case study in almost every chapter, helping you relate the information to clinical practice. Highlights important recommendations for interventions in Best Practice boxes, including the evidence base for each. Summarizes important points in Key Point boxes, so you can quickly review the most important concepts in each chapter. Explores the evolving role of forensic nurses in today’s health care facilities and the community. Edited by Virginia Lynch, founding member and first President of the International Association of Forensic Nurses and Janet Barber Duval, both well-respected pioneers and educators in the field. Contains 300 full-color illustrations integrated throughout the text, so you can view evidence quickly and easily, as it is likely to appear in practice. Presents information on courtroom testimony and depositions in one reorganized, streamlined chapter, giving you a full, organized treatment of this extremely important topic. Includes twelve new chapters: Digital Evidence, Medical Evidence Recovery at the Death Scene, Asphyxia, Electrical and Thermal Injury, Intrafamilial Homicide and Unexplained Childhood Death, Human Trafficking, Credential Development for Forensic Nurses, Gangs and Hate Crimes, Ethics Issues in Forensic Nursing, Forensic Physics and Fracture Analysis, Sexual Deviant Behaviors and Crime and Forensic Epidemiology. Contains heavily revised information on Prehospital Evidence, Forensic Investigation in the Hospital, and Human Abuse and Deaths in Custody. Features critical thinking questions with every case study, so you can thoroughly consider the implications of each clinical scenario. Evolve site will include appendices and additional documentation materials.

Forensic Nursing

Forensic Nursing
Author: Rita Hammer,Barbara Moynihan,Elaine M. Pagliaro
Publsiher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Total Pages: 524
Release: 2011-11-15
ISBN: 0763792004
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Forensic Nursing Book Excerpt:

Interdisciplinary and holistic in approach, Forensic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice, Second Edition emphasizes collaborative practice and skill in caring for victims of violence and disaster. Focusing on how specific topics relate to forensic nursing, it examines human trafficking, sexual predators targeting children through the Internet, and elder abuse. Additionally, it explores workplace violence, cyber-bullying, and new developments in the field of biological evidence and DNA analysis.

Forensic Nursing

Forensic Nursing
Author: Donna M. Garbacz Bader,L. Sue Gabriel
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 461
Release: 2009-10-26
ISBN: 9781420067316
Category: Law
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Forensic Nursing Book Excerpt:

The forensic nurse has a powerful role in medical-legal investigations. Going beyond the nurse’s traditional role, forensic nurses are often at the forefront of evidence collection and preservation. They can maintain an evidentiary chain of custody, testify as an expert witness in a court of law, care for victims, assist victims’ families, and work with the community and law enforcement by providing educational programs. Forensic Nursing: A Concise Manual presents practical information directed at the range of activities that forensic nurses perform, offering guidelines for examining and correlating medical, psychological, ethical, and legal data specific to victims. The First Forensic Nursing Text to Offer a Full Range of Instructor’s Materials The book begins with an introduction to the fields of forensic nursing and forensic science. It discusses crime scene and death investigation, evidence collection, autopsies, legal issues, and ethics. It examines the nursing process as an organizational tool for identifying both the medical needs of the victim and the legal aspects of crime scene investigation. The authors pinpoint the role of the forensic nurse in an array of incident scenarios, including nursing home death, excited delirium syndrome, blunt and sharp force injuries, gunshot wounds, asphyxia, child abuse, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence. They also explore human trafficking and the forensic nurse’s role in mass disasters. Lastly, the book provides emergency room recommendations, discusses profiling and forensic anthropology, and offers guidance on working with grieving family members. Using a succinct outline format, the text is complemented by illustrative flowcharts and references in each chapter for further study. With contributions by notable forensic specialists, this volume shows the potential of this exciting new field and demonstrates how forensic nurses can make a difference in their communities and their profession.

Fast Facts About Forensic Nursing

Fast Facts About Forensic Nursing
Author: Meredith J Scannell, PhD(c), MSN, MPH, CNM, SANE
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2018-12-18
ISBN: 0826138675
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fast Facts About Forensic Nursing Book Excerpt:

Helps nurses to enhance their forensic skills and apply them to their practice in all settings This is a succinct yet comprehensive guide to the rapidly expanding specialty of forensics nursing. Exploring the forensic nurse’s role in the gamut of patient care settings, the book is distinguished by its easy-to-read content comprised of bulleted lists, tables, and figures; short chapters; and convenient pocket size. This up-to-date, evidence-based resource addresses all facets of forensics nursing, including legal and ethical issues, conducting interviews, trauma-informed care, delivering expert testimony, documenting injuries, and collecting and preserving evidentiary substances for Medico-Legal purposes. The book encompasses the wide range of injury and assault cases requiring the collection of forensic evidence in preparation for a legal case. This includes different types of sexual assault and violence, child maltreatment, elder maltreatment, bullying, interpersonal violence, gunshot wounds, community violence, human trafficking, terrorist acts, and mass disasters. With supporting case scenarios, the book describes step-by-step how to collect evidence and the proper procedure for handing over evidence once it is collected. Also included are verbatim descriptions of actual experiences forensic nurses have had while testifying. Key Features: Delivers broad content related to forensic nursing in easy-access Fast Facts style Helps users to retrieve information at a moment’s notice with short chapters, bulleted lists, tables, and figures, all packaged in a portable, pocket size Examines the forensic nurse’s role in all patient care settings Explores the legalities and ethics surrounding provision of health care to and collecting evidence from patients injured due to criminal activity. Covers the range of injury and assault cases requiring the collection of forensic evidence in preparation for a legal case

A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing

A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing
Author: Angela Amar,L. Kathleen Sekula
Publsiher: Sigma Theta Tau
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2015-10-28
ISBN: 1940446341
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing Book Excerpt:

Victims of violence are unfortunately ever-present in healthcare today. Regardless of the setting, nurses are often the first to interact with victims and regularly must step into uncomfortable or difficult situations. To ensure patient and provider safety and enable the best possible outcomes, every nurse should be well-versed in forensic and theoretical issues of violence. A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing is an evidence-based guide to understanding and applying forensic nursing science. Authors Angela F. Amar and L. Kathleen Sekula introduce practical and theoretical perspectives on violence and provide valuable resources, including injury assessment and violence prevention strategies as well as an overview of relevant legal, ethical, societal, and policy issues. Whether you are a student, new nurse, or experienced clinician, you will find the right tools and strategies to broaden your understanding of violence and help you integrate forensic science into your patient care.

Manual of Forensic Emergency Medicine

Manual of Forensic Emergency Medicine
Author: Ralph Riviello
Publsiher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Total Pages: 303
Release: 2009-07
ISBN: 076374462X
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manual of Forensic Emergency Medicine Book Excerpt:

Manual of Forensic Emergency Medicine is a comprehensive guide to the clinical approach to criminal illness and injury. This resource offers emergency care professionals the knowledge needed to make an accurate diagnosis of abuse, neglect, sexual assault or other conditions in which forensic investigation is needed. This book offers information on victim services and resources available for patients, as well as relevant aspects of the legal system. This essential guide contains color photos, a forensic glossary, and forensic forms that can be used in a clinical practice. Key Topics include Forensic Documentation, Firearms, Evidence Collection in the ED, and Gang Violence.

Forensic Science

Forensic Science
Author: Stuart H. James,Jon J. Nordby,Suzanne Bell,Jon J. Nordby, Ph.D.
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 778
Release: 2005-02-10
ISBN: 9780849327476
Category: Law
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Forensic Science Book Excerpt:

Written by highly respected forensic scientists and legal practitioners, Forensic Science: An Introduction to Scientific and Investigative Techniques, Second Edition covers the latest theories and practices in areas such as DNA testing, toxicology, chemistry of explosives and arson, and vehicle accident reconstruction. This second edition offers a cutting-edge presentation of criminalistics and related laboratory subjects, including many exciting new features. What's New in the Second Edition New chapter on forensic entomology New chapter on forensic nursing Simplified DNA chapter More coverage of the chemistry of explosives and ignitable liquids Additional information on crime reconstruction Revised to include more investigation in computer forensics Complete revisions of engineering chapters New appendices showing basic principles of physics, math, and chemistry in forensic science More questions and answers in the Instructor's Guide Updated references and cases throughout An extensive glossary of terms

Therapeutic Interventions for Forensic Mental Health Nurses

Therapeutic Interventions for Forensic Mental Health Nurses
Author: Alyson Kettles,Phil Woods,Mick Collins
Publsiher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2002
ISBN: 9781853029493
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Therapeutic Interventions for Forensic Mental Health Nurses Book Excerpt:

This book explores current and emerging interventions in forensic nursing and the care of the mentally disordered offender, with an emphasis on clinical practice and clinical competence. It explores the practical issues facing forensic nurses, such as environment and safety issues, as well as the possible emotional trauma of such a role.

Community Health Nursing

Community Health Nursing
Author: Karen Saucier Lundy,Sharyn Janes
Publsiher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Total Pages: 1129
Release: 2009
ISBN: 9780763717865
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Community Health Nursing Book Excerpt:

Historically, community health nursing has responded to the changing health care needs of the community and continues to meet those needs in a variety of diverse roles and settings. Community Health Nursing: Caring for the Public's Health, Second Edition reflects this response and is representative of what communities signify in the United States--a unified society made up of many different populations and unique health perspectives. This text provides an emphasis on population-based nursing directed toward health promotion and primary prevention in the community. It is both community-based and community-focused, reflecting the current dynamics of the health care system. The Second Edition contains new chapters on disaster nursing and community collaborations during emergencies. The chapters covering Family health, ethics, mental health, and pediatric nursing have all been significantly revised and updated.

Varcarolis s Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Canadian Edition E Book

Varcarolis s Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing  Canadian Edition   E Book
Author: Margaret Jordan Halter,Cheryl L. Pollard,Sonya L. Jakubec
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2018-03-16
ISBN: 1771721413
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Varcarolis s Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Canadian Edition E Book Book Excerpt:

Gain a clear understanding of the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric mental health nursing. Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 2nd Edition uses a practical clinical perspective to prepare you for practice. This thoroughly updated, market-leading text features the latest Canadian research related to psychiatric mental health nursing, including DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Additionally, clinical chapters follow a practical framework and progress from theory to application, preparing you for practice with real-world examples presented within an historically Canadian legal, ethical, and cultural context. Research highlight boxes provide updated research in mental health. Canadian research and statistics provide a current perspective of mental health and mental health practice in Canada. Canadian focus throughout highlights key considerations such as our nation’s cultural diversity and federal/provincial/territorial distinctions. Student-friendly features reinforce important information and help in applying textbook content to the clinical setting, emphasizing key terms and concepts, learning objectives, key points to remember, critical thinking, and chapter reviews. Assessment Guidelines boxes provide specific instructions for diagnosis and treatment. Patient and Family Teaching boxes provide important details that should be discussed with patients and caregivers. Integrative Therapy boxes specifically focus on the mental health disorders covered in that chapter to help you communicate effectively when working with a variety of patients. Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of cultural considerations in providing competent care to diverse populations within various clinical situations. Drug Treatment boxes feature generic and trade names for drugs used in Canada to ensure you have access to the latest information on medications used to treat psychiatric disorders. NEW! DSM-5 box features provide further evidence of disorders covered by the American Psychological Association. NEW! Added mental health content covers issues in the indigenous population and gender differences. NEW! Updated chapter that covers suicide and non-suicidal self-injury. NEW! Enhanced coverage of substance use disorders prepares you to treat this and related disorders. NEW! Enhanced coverage on the legislative changes related to medically assisted deaths.

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing for Canadian Practice

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing for Canadian Practice
Author: Wendy Austin,Mary Ann Boyd
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 1027
Release: 2010-01-01
ISBN: 0781795931
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing for Canadian Practice Book Excerpt:

Rev. ed. of: Psychiatric nursing for Canadian practice / Wendy Austin, Mary Ann Boyd.

Current Issues In Nursing E Book

Current Issues In Nursing   E Book
Author: Perle Slavik Cowen,Sue Moorhead
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 832
Release: 2014-04-14
ISBN: 0323293190
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Current Issues In Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Current Issues in Nursing provides a forum for knowledgeable debate on the important issues that nurses face today. This resource provides the opportunity to analyze conflicting viewpoints and develop your own thoughts on demands being made for the nursing profession and the difficult issues affecting today's health care delivery. Continually praised for its in-depth discussion of critical issues, solid organization of material, and encouragement of independent thinking, you’ll find this text a valuable resource in the modern world of nursing. Offers comprehensive and timely coverage of the issues affecting nursing education and practice. UNIQUE! Over 100 well-known contributors offer their expert insights and analysis. UNIQUE! Viewpoint chapters present controversial issues to showcase pressing issues facing nursing today. New content covering the following topics: The Challenges of Nursing on an International Level Health Care Systems and Practice Ethics, Legal, and Social Issues The Changing Practice Professional Challenges, Collaboration, & Conflict Violence Prevention and Care: Nursing’s Role Definitions of Nursing Changing Education

Varcarolis s Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book

Varcarolis s Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   E Book
Author: Cheryl L. Pollard,Sonya L. Jakubec
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 736
Release: 2022-05-07
ISBN: 0323778801
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Varcarolis s Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to provide psychiatric mental health nursing care in Canada! Varcarolis's Canadian Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 3rd Edition uses a practical clinical perspective to provide a clear understanding of this often-intimidating subject. It provides a foundation in nursing techniques and a guide to psychobiological disorders such as bipolar and depressive disorders, trauma interventions, and interventions for distinct populations such as children and older adults. Adapted to meet the needs of Canadian nurses by Cheryl L. Pollard and Sonya L. Jakubec, this market-leading text prepares you for practice with real-world examples presented within a Canadian legal, ethical, and cultural context. Canadian focus throughout includes key considerations such as our nation’s cultural and social diversity with federal/provincial/territorial distinctions. Canadian research and statistics reflect mental health and mental health practice in Canada. Research Highlight boxes are updated with examples of Indigenous research methodologies by Indigenous researchers and settler allies. DSM-5 boxes provide criteria for disorders covered by the American Psychological Association. Learning features include key terms and concepts, learning objectives, key points to remember, critical thinking, and chapter reviews, reinforcing important information and helping to apply textbook content to the clinical setting. Assessment Guidelines boxes summarize the steps of patient assessment for various disorders. Drug Treatment boxes feature the most current generic and trade names for drugs used in Canada. Patient and Family Teaching boxes provide important details that should be discussed with patients and care givers. Integrative Therapy boxes highlight the different types of therapy may be used to enhance treatment. Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of cultural safety in providing competent care to diverse populations within various clinical situations. NEW! Safety Tip boxes highlight important issues of safety for psychiatric mental health care, patient experiences, and nursing interventions. NEW! Added mental health content covers Indigenous populations, migrant populations, and gender differences with a focus on cultural safety, equity-informed approaches, relational and trauma-informed practices. Updated Chapter 29 covers recovery, survivorship, and public mental health approaches. Enhanced topics include substance use disorders, harm reduction, and support among nurses; changes related to Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) legislation; and mental health in view of climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community Public Health Nursing E Book

Community Public Health Nursing   E Book
Author: Mary A. Nies,Melanie McEwen
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 728
Release: 2018-08-31
ISBN: 0323544010
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Community Public Health Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Give your students a complete guide to community health nursing! Community/Public Health Nursing, 7th Edition provides a unique, upstream preventive focus and a strong social justice approach, all in a concise, easy-to-read text. Covering the nurses’ role in promoting community health, it shows how students can take an active role in social action and health policy – emphasizing society’s responsibility to protect all human life and ensuring that diverse and vulnerable populations have their basic health needs met. Clinical examples and photo novellas show how nursing concepts apply to the real world. Written by community health nursing experts Mary A. Nies and Melanie McEwen, this book describes the issues and responsibilities of today’s community and public health nurse. UNIQUE! A ‘social justice’ approach promotes health for all people, including vulnerable populations. UNIQUE! ‘Upstream’ preventive focus addresses factors that are the precursors to poor health in the community, addressing potential health problems before they occur. Case Studies present the theory, concepts, and application of the nursing process in practical and manageable examples. UNIQUE! Photo novellas use photographs to tell stories showing real-life clinical scenarios and applications of important community health nursing roles. Application of the nursing process at the individual, family, and aggregate levels highlights the community perspective in all health situations Clinical examples offer snippets of real-life client situations. Theoretical frameworks common to nursing and public health aid in the application of familiar and new theory bases to problems and challenges in the community. Healthy People 2020 boxes include the most current national health care objectives. Research Highlights boxes show the application of research studies to the practice of community nursing. Ethical Insights boxes highlight ethical issues and concerns that the community/public health nurse may encounter. Objectives, key terms, and chapter outlines at the beginning of every chapter introduce important concepts and terminology. NEW AND UNIQUE! A Veterans Health chapter presents situations and considerations unique to the care of veterans. NEW! Genetics in Public Health boxes reflect increasing scientific evidence supporting the health benefits of using genetic tests and family health history to guide public health interventions. NEW! Active Learning boxes test your knowledge of the content you’ve just read, helping provide clinical application and knowledge retention.

Pocket Guide to Psychiatric Nursing

Pocket Guide to Psychiatric Nursing
Author: Karyn I Morgan,Mary C Townsend
Publsiher: F.A. Davis
Total Pages: 752
Release: 2020-09-08
ISBN: 1719645132
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pocket Guide to Psychiatric Nursing Book Excerpt:

Here’s the most complete and easy-to-use resource on how to develop practical, individualized plans of care for psychiatric and mental health patients. It’s the perfect quick reference now for clinical rotations…and later for practicing nurses. This Pocket Guide is really two books in one! The first half provides the diagnostic information needed to create a care plan; the second half covers the safe prescription and administration of psychotropic medications. And, the concepts can be applied in a variety of healthcare settings…from in-patient hospitalization through the outpatient clinic…to home health and private practice.

IAFN Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Certification

IAFN Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Certification
Author: Jacqueline Callari Robinson
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2020-10-16
ISBN: 0826135331
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

IAFN Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Certification Book Excerpt:

The only authoritative resource to prepare for your SANE-A or SANE-P; exams! This long-awaited guide is the only trusted resource for nurses preparing to take either the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner exam for adults and adolescents (SANE-A) or for pediatric patients (SANE-P). Written and edited by expert forensic nurse clinicians and educators, the book reflects all aspects of the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) SANE Education Guidelines and reflects the most recent 2019 SANE-A and SANE-P test blueprints. This comprehensive resource encompasses all of the information required to pass the notably difficult exam, including an extensive content review, over 300 exam-style Q&As with detailed rationales, and 15 case studies with nearly 40 case study Q&As. Addressing the different considerations for working with prepubescent, adolescent, adults, and elder assault victims, the guide includes key points for each chapter and copious photographs, illustrations, and tables. Plentiful nursing pearls disseminate the wisdom of highly experienced forensic nurses. The book also provides ANCC-accredited continuing education hours through the IAFN which can be applied toward recertification. Additionally, it is a valuable supplement to graduate nursing classes that address forensic sciences. Key Features: The only authoritative resource for nurses seeking SANE-A or SANE-P certification Co-published by the IAFN and written and edited by expert forensic nurses Delivers in-depth content review reflecting current exam blueprints Includes over 300 practice questions with remediating answer rationales Presents illustrative case studies with Q&A in relevant chapters Includes nursing pearls and key points for each chapter Presents scores of supporting photos, illustrations, and tables Offers continuing education contact hours;see inside for details!