FBS9009 - Psychiatric nursing in the forensic context
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Leader: Associate Professor Trish Martin
This unit will explore the social, political, legal, ethical and practice context of care for mentally disordered offenders. Clinical issues in forensic psychiatry and the needs of forensic mental health patients will be discussed. The knowledge and skills required by forensic mental health nurses to assess and care for mentally disordered offenders will be developed.
Upon completion of this unit the student will be able to:
Workshop assessment task 10%
Off Campus Attendance Requirements
One day on-campus workshop.