Academy of Forensic Nursing

The Academy of Forensic Nursing (AFN) was established to elevate the model and standards of the forensic nursing profession, with ‚Äčthe mission of linking research to practice through scholarship, education, and service to those affected by and responding to trauma. Forensic nurses combine the nursing, forensic, and legal sciences to bring safety, medical treatment, and justice to patients who have suffered various forms of trauma. AFN seeks universal acceptance of the full scope of forensic nursing practice, applied across the spectrum of trauma care.