Binghamton University Lifelong Enrichment and Advancement for Registered Nurses (BU-LEARN)

Forensic Health of Victims

Module Dates

Monday, August 26, 2013 – Friday, December 13, 2013

Module Details

This course comprises Module 2 of the Forensic Health Certificate Program.

This module introduces nurses and other health care professionals to issues related to victimization. Content includes: an overview of crime and victimization; defining forensic roles from a victim perspective; challenging situations; vicarious victimization: ethics for victim service providers; cultural competency; theories on victimization; mental health issues; effects of victimization; helping clients with traumatic experiences; working with victims; assessing victim needs and identifying resources; crisis intervention; referral; orders of protection; victim's compensation; victim service systems; developing collaborative relationships; child abuse; child exploitation (Internet abuse, child pornography, child prostitution); intimate partner violence; teen dating abuse; elder abuse; abuse of persons with disabilities; victims of sexual assault; sexual assault forensic examiners; human trafficking; workplace violence; stalking; hate and bias crimes; homicide; drunk driving; terrorism; financial crimes; identify theft; property crimes; and expert witness testimony.

This module provides 45 contact hours of instruction.


Online (Distance Learning).

Module Fee

The cost for this Module is $1000.00

10% Discount for BU Alumni!! Fee: $900.00

Forensic Health Certificate Program Fee

The cost for the 3-Module Forensic Health Certificate Program is $3000.00.

A $200 discount is applied to the cost of the Certificate Program if you register and pay for all 3 Modules in advance (for a total cost of $2800).

10% Discount for BU Alumni!! Fee: $2520.00

** 10% Discounts also apply to members of the International Association of Forensic Nurses and the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators **

Register now for all 3 Forensic Health Certificate Modules

Required Text

Brown, K. & Muscari, M. (2010). Quick Reference Guide to Adult & Older Adult Forensics. Springer Publishing. ISBN 978-0-8261-2422-7

How to Register

Please use our online registration form to register for Forensic Health of Victims


Binghamton University: Decker School of Nursing & Continuing Education & Outreach (OH-340, 3/1/2016) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

No Commercial Support was received for this educational activity.

Last Updated: 4/10/15