Facts about Forensic Evidence Collection in the ER
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about forensic evidence collection for the ER.

Course Publication Date: May 06, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:FEC042220
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Career and Self
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Professional Issues
Learning Objectives
  • List three necessary steps during the course of the evidentiary exam.

  • Describe the process for developing a sexual assault response team (SART).

  • List three procedures for properly collecting physical evidence after a sexual assault.

  • Discuss the topics of information which would accompany a completed sexual assault kit to the laboratory.

  • State the meanings of SART and SANE.

  • Discuss the terms “victim” and “survivor” regarding the sexual assault journey through healing.

  • Describe possible problems of the medical-legal response to sexual assault victims in hospital ER departments.

  • Discuss the function of the SANE program operation.


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