Forensic Nurse Examiner at CCHS



Darci Young, RN

Forensic Nurse Examiner at CCHS

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month sponsored by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. As part of the national awareness initiative, Cass County Health System wants to help spread the message that local help is available for any victims of sexual assault.

Darci Young, RN is a Forensic Nurse Examiner (FNE) and has completed both sexual assault training and a clinical program in forensic examinations. In this role, she is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to perform forensic exams.

ā€œIā€™m trained to look for certain signs of abuse, as well as how to properly collect information and evidence from the victim,ā€ said Darci. In addition to performing physical exams, Darci collects evidence and will also photograph wounds and signs of abuse. Darci is trained to examine adult victims of sexual assault, which includes adolescents who show signs of puberty.

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