In this app named "Forensic Photography Protocols" you can find quick medical, legal and technical answers needed about forensic photography. This app was made for all medical, legal and technical personnel such as Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Executives, Prosecutors and Defense Attorneys, Legal Assistants, Paralegals, Law Enforcement, Medical Administrators, Child Advocacy Center Personnel, Military Family Advocacy Program Personnel, Social Workers, Psychologists, Rape Crisis Advocates and Counselors, Children Advocacy Center Directors, Sex Crime Detectives, Detectives and Crime Lab Personnel who are engaged in the care of patients who have been victimized by strangulation, child abuse, elder abuse, domestic violence, interpersonal violence, gun shots and sexual assault.
This app contains step by step, easy to follow, guides of forensic photography protocols that are considered by forensic experts as the industry standard: Photography protocols include The Forensic Photodocumentation Protocol, The Adult DV/Non-Fatal Strangulation Protocol and The Pediatric Non-Fatal Strangulation Protocol where the latter two are written in both English and Portuguese.
In addition to these photo protocols, this app contains supplemental tools, resources and references around forensic photos while examining patients who have been victimized.
Supplemental tools include a list of items that are needed by the medical professional in order to assess patients who have been through a non-fatal strangulation event. This App includes information on how to mathematically filter photos that can be used in court. This app offers samples of filtered photos next to the original photos, in order for professionals and non-professionals to see areas of interest better. Other tools include the use of recommended camera equipment and accessories.
This App identifies where medical, legal and technical personnel can find online education and references about forensic photography. These resources include quick lookups by State on where hospitals, Rape Crisis Centers and Children Advocacy Centers can go to receive reimbursements for the sexual assault exams that their medical personnel provides. Also included are quick lookups so medical, advocate and legal personnel can easily access State reimbursements for their patients who were victimized, so they can pay for their medical services.
Quick lookups are available for Federal and State Statutes of Limitations and their Rules of Evidence around forensic photos. It offers quick information on how long facilities need to securely store the photos that could possibly go to court and what is considered a digital original if a photo is challenged in court. This App provides instant lookups on the differences between the medical needs of photo retention timelines compared to the legal needs of photo retention timelines, and the difference between HIPAA security needs of medical photos compared to the Legal Chain of Custody security needs of photos that may go to court.
In summary, this instant access App named Forensic Photography Protocols provides quick easy access links to guides for medical personnel to shoot, store and send photos to best serve their patients medical care needs, and to best protect their patient photos that may be used within a courtroom. It offers medical, legal and technical personnel quick references to US Federal and State Laws, Codes and Statutes of how to handle photos that may be used in court, how to use photos in court, along with short video tutorials and text documents that help support all persons who work with photos within the forensic medical, legal and technical field.