Correctional Health

Our Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing (Correctional Health) is a specialised program purposely designed to provide correctional health nurses the unique and advanced skills they require to work in this challenging and dynamic environment. 



30 November 2021

1-2pm AEDT, 12-1pm AEST


Join Dr Louise Alexander and learn about how our correctional health degree can help you advance your nursing career by providing:

  • a dedicated and comprehensive theoretical and practical forensic mental health unit where you can develop the necessary skills and knowledge to assess and work with prisoners experiencing a range of serious mental health issues including schizophrenia, antisocial personality disorder, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder.
  • a discrete unit which focuses on the unique chronic healthcare needs of Australian prisoners including communicable diseases, substance misuse, respiratory conditions, accelerated ageing, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, arthritis and cancers.
  • explore deaths in custody, recidivism and other factors that are unique to correctional nursing, and learn how you can make a difference through health promotion
  • flexible, interactive, immersive and engaging teaching modalities taught by specialists in the field

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