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FIU launches sexual assault survivors forensic exams program for nurses
FIU has launched a new program to train nurses to perform forensic exams of sexual assault survivors in rural areas.
The program — a partnership between the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the Global Forensic and Justice Center at FIU — teaches nurses how to collect DNA evidence, tend to patients’ physical and emotional needs and become expert witnesses in civil or criminal trials.
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