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Undergraduate Certificate in
Nursing Forensics

Courses

The online nursing forensics certificate is a 12-credit program of study, which may be earned as part of the RN to BSN program or as a stand-alone certificate. To earn this certificate, you must successfully complete a grade of "C" or better in all prescribed courses.

Prescribed Courses (12 credits)

  • 3
    credits

    Interdisciplinary discussion of violence and its perpetrators, victims, and impact on society as well as possible solutions for violence reduction.

  • 3
    credits

    Provides an introduction to the forensic health sciences, forensic nursing, and the nursing role in the scientific investigation of violence.

    • Prerequisite

      NURS 250 and NURS 225 and NURS 230

  • 3
    credits

    Examines a forensic nurse's role recognizing injuries/patterns of injury. Evidence collection procedures are examined from collection to courtroom presentation.

    • Prerequisite or concurrent

      NURS 245 and NURS 409

  • 3
    credits

    A seminar to discuss the current topics, trends, and research related to forensic nursing, including evidence-based research, public policy issues, media-related events, regulatory considerations, professional responsibilities, and career planning.

    • Prerequisite or concurrent

      NURS 410

Course Availability

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