Knowledge, Experience and Interest on Forensic Medicine in Emergency Nurses

AUTHORS

Eunmi Park,Doctoral Student, Graduate School of Nursing, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
Yeoungsuk Song,Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea

ABSTRACT

This study was to examine forensic medical knowledge, experience and interest of emergency nurses to administer accurate first aid based on medical decision, to preserve the spot and decisive physical evidence for settlement. The research was carried out to nurses working in the emergency medical center. The structured questionnaire was used with reference to the research tool of Kim and it was analyzed using SPSS WIN 17.0. Frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation was used. Emergency nurses participated in this study. As to knowledge of forensic medicine, 71.2% answered the question about cut the cloth and then give first aid. As to the question on the forensic medicine experience; Have you ever seen a patient related to crime? average score was 2.56. The average score on the interest in forensic medicine; Is it necessary to have forensic medical knowledge in the emergency center workers? was 3.36. This study may forensic education for emergency nurses to get evidence of the patient’s forensic for accurate initial patient assessment, emergency nurses will need forensic education.

 

KEYWORDS

Forensic, Medicine, Nurse, Knowledge, Experience, Interest

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CITATION

  • APA:
    Park,E.& Song,Y.(2018). Knowledge, Experience and Interest on Forensic Medicine in Emergency Nurses. International Journal of Advanced Nursing Education and Research, 3(1), 69-74. 10.21742/IJANER.2018.3.1.12
  • Harvard:
    Park,E., Song,Y.(2018). "Knowledge, Experience and Interest on Forensic Medicine in Emergency Nurses". International Journal of Advanced Nursing Education and Research, 3(1), pp.69-74. doi:10.21742/IJANER.2018.3.1.12
  • IEEE:
    [1] E.Park, Y.Song, "Knowledge, Experience and Interest on Forensic Medicine in Emergency Nurses". International Journal of Advanced Nursing Education and Research, vol.3, no.1, pp.69-74, May. 2018
  • MLA:
    Park Eunmi and Song Yeoungsuk. "Knowledge, Experience and Interest on Forensic Medicine in Emergency Nurses". International Journal of Advanced Nursing Education and Research, vol.3, no.1, May. 2018, pp.69-74, doi:10.21742/IJANER.2018.3.1.12

ISSUE INFO

  • Volume 3, No. 1, 2018
  • ISSN(p):2207-3981
  • ISSN(e):2207-3159
  • Published:May. 2018

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