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NURS 7683 Forensics Care III: (Theory) Vulnerable Populations (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course focuses on the role(s) of forensic nurses in providing assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and advocacy services to patients. Students will learn how to understand, organize, and respond to and prevent violence and abuse. The course focuses on forensic role behaviors in violence against women, elder abuse, and forensic psychiatric-mental health. Students will be prepared to advance forensic nursing science in health care application. Therapeutic and preventive nursing interventions that address issues of loss and death, crisis intervention, mass disaster, stress, and conflict resolution are discussed. Culturally competent nursing interventions utilizing principles of forensic nursing are studied.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: Concurrent with NURS7685.

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Last Updated: 25-Feb-14