Forensics in Health Certificate
bc continuing education
Crime and violence bring together two of the most powerful systems that impact the daily lives of citizens, health and justice. The aim of the Forensics in Health certificate program is to prepare health care, social service and legal professionals to effectively respond to the bio-psycho-social needs of individuals, families and communities as they cope with the effects of violence and trauma.
In order to complete the certificate, students enrolled in the Forensics in Health Certificate Program will be required to attend two non-practicum classes (NS 680 NS 681) offered by the forensic nursing master's specialty. In total, students complete 72 hours of class work. They are not required to complete assignments and clinical work is not offered as part of this program.
Graduates of this program will be equipped to:
- Assume leadership roles in forensic care
- Affect policy
- Integrate forensic content into their healthcare, social service, or criminal justice system practice areas.
These courses are interdisciplinary in nature and help students respond to the multifaceted needs of victims , perperators, and their families.
(Total contact hours: 72.0)
A full refund (less $50 administrative costs) will be provided if your request is received in writing four weeks prior to the start of the course. No refunds can be made thereafter. No shows will receive neither a refund nor transfer credit.