sexual assault nurse examiner

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A nurse specifically trained in responding to victims of sexual assault—rape—by collecting appropriate specimens in a forensically acceptable manner with a linked chain of custody and documentation of injuries associated with sexual assault, and in counselling and providing support for the victim
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sexual assault nurse examiner



A forensically trained nurse specialist, often working as part of a sexual assault response team, who ensures that rape victims who come to the Emergency Department are carefully and sensitively screened for evidence of rape and are provided with post-traumatic crisis support.
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Submitted by Rebecca Gebhardt, APRN FNE Forensic Nurse Practitioner & DNP student Washoe County Human Services Agency
A report of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) hearing said at the time of the incidents she was employed as a forensic nurse practitioner by Mitie Care and Custody.
Hufft accepted the TWU appointment in 2014, bringing a lengthy list of grants, fellowships and awards that included being named one of TWU's "Great 100 Alumni" during the university's centennial and the Forensic Nurse Scholar Award from the International Association of Forensic Nurses.
The court rejected a defendant's claim there was inadequate corroboration of his extrajudicial confession, finding his confession was corroborated by admissions to his wife, his conduct and the testimony of a forensic nurse. To the extent the trial court erred because the minor did not testify and her recent complaints of sexual abuse were admitted, any error was found harmless given the evidence of guilt.
A forensic nurse evaluated the girl and determined she suffered "Serious Bodily Injury with a substantial risk of death due to strangulation."
"I worked for the NHS for 32 years as a forensic nurse. I was led to believe if I attended a course I could practise.
Forensic nurse practitioner Irene Robinson is travelling 50,000 miles, across seven continents, in 50 days to boost the funds of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and Julia's House children's hospice.
A nurse since 1979 and a Nurse Practitioner since 1995, Chapman's nursing experience includes acute care nursing, home health, hospice, and sexual assault forensic nurse examiner.
Trisha Sheridan, a forensic nurse and clinical assistant professor at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing, said the department would ensure more forensic nurses are available to Texas hospitals.
Kimberly Nash is a Forensic Nurse Examiner at Memorial Hospital-UCH in Colorado Springs.

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