Apr 23, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 4368 - INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC NURSING

[2 Credits]
This course provides exploration and application of theories, concepts, knowledge and skills for comprehensive nursing care of patients and families interfacing with the judicial system. The nursing process is applied to assist the patient’s and family’s adaptation to stressors and explores the prevention of violence at intrapersonal, interpersonal, community and international levels. At the completion of this course the student will be able to use the nursing process to address issues of diversity while providing care for perpetrators and victims of violence in accordance with the nursing roles dictated by the standards of care outlined by the ANA and International Association of Forensic Nursing. Prerequisites: NURS 3351, 3362, 3372, 3356, 3366 or permission of the instructor.