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What is forensic nursing?

Nursing specialities are increasingly being recognised with individual training programs and diplomas – one such field is forensic nursing. The word forensic brings to mind American procedurals like Law and Order or CSI, but the word forensic simply means ‘related to law’. The roots ...

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Forensic nursing group a first

Australia is set to launch its first professional association for forensic nurses. Foundation president Associate Professor Linda Starr said the new association would strengthen the policy voice and representation of this developing specialty at a national level. Starr told Nursing ...

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An eye for detail

From conducting forensic medical exams to appearing in court as an expert witness, forensic nursing is a unique and emerging specialty. Linda Belardi talks to one nurse working in the field. It was in the years spent working in accident ...

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