Everything You Need to Know About Forensic Nursing
Forensic nurses work closely with law officials during crime scene investigations to gather evidence and samples from victims of crimes such as sexual or physical assault, murder, accidental death, etc. These specialty nurses are educated in the criminal justice system as well as procedures for medical evidence collection, and they provide medical findings and testimony that can be utilized in court. Forensic nurses are key players in solving criminal cases as well as preventing future crimes. They help bridge the division between the justice system and medicine.
$54,000 - $79,000
Annual Salary Range
Nursing diploma, ASN or BSN
RN, Advanced Forensic Nursing Certification, Registered Nurse-Board Certified (RN-BC)