Jennifer Van Der Horn, MHA, BSN, RN
Jennifer Van Der Horn, MHA, BSN, RN, has over 16 years of nursing experience, focusing primarily on critical care and emergency room/ trauma. For the past five years, Jennifer has been a nurse leader, her current role being the Clinical Director of Critical Care. In her current role as Director, Jennifer is also tasked with writing the Department of Nursing policies and procedures, enriching her background in evidence-based practice research and writing. She earned her Master’s Degree Health Care Administration from Grand Canyon University, her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Thomas Edison State University, and her Associates Degree in Applied Science in Nursing, from Mercer County Community College. Jennifer is married and has three children, four cats, and two dogs. She is an active member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the New Jersey chapter of the Organization of Nurse Leaders, and the ASPCA. In her spare time, Jennifer loves to read and run.
This course is designed for professional registered nurse who work with patients in the emergency room setting. The purpose of this course is to help nursing professionals identify potential victims of incest. The crime of incest is not routinely discussed but it is real and does happen. Emergency nurses need to be able to identify physical and psychological signs and symptoms of incest victim. Emergency nurses need to know the characteristics of the perpetrator.