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Forensic Healthcare Program

Forensic Healthcare Program

The IHS forensic healthcare program was established in 2011 to address sexual violence, and has expanded to include intimate partner violence, child sexual abuse, human trafficking, and elder maltreatment. The program trains providers in forensic medical examinations, evidence collection techniques, and in coordinated community response to address violence.


Forensic Nurses Week honors those with unique nursing specialty

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Certification

Intimate Partner Violence

Taking Action to Prevent and Respond to Sexual Assault