Binghamton University Lifelong Enrichment and Advancement for Registered Nurses (BU-LEARN)

Forensic Health of Offenders

Module Dates

Monday, January 27, 2014 – Friday, May 9, 2014

Module Details

This course comprises Module 3 of the Forensic Health Certificate Program.

This module introduces nurses and other health care professionals to issues related to criminal offending. Content includes: working with violent offenders; ethical dilemmas; crime classifications; the criminal justice system – from case to court; crime theories and criminology; wrongful convictions; offenders in the community: probation and parole; offenders in lock-up: correctional health; reentry; mental illness, substance abuse and violent offending; psychopathy; dangerousness and the duty to protect; perpetrators of intimate partner violence; stalkers; perpetrators of elder abuse; perpetrators of child abuse; juvenile justice system; juvenile offenders; female offenders; sex offenders; Internet predators: traders, travelers and traffickers; offenders who commit homicide; workplace violence; connection between animal cruelty and human violence; health care providers as offenders; and criminal profiling.

This module provides 45 contact hours of instruction.


Online (Distance Learning).

Module Fee

The cost for this Module is $1000.00

10% Discount for BU Alumni!! Fee: $900.00

Forensic Health Certificate Program Fee

The cost for the 3-Module Forensic Health Certificate Program is $3000.00.

A $200 discount is applied to the cost of the Certificate Program if you register and pay for all 3 Modules in advance (for a total cost of $2800).

10% Discount for BU Alumni!! Fee: $2520.00

** 10% Discounts also apply to members of the International Association of Forensic Nurses and the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators **

Register now for all 3 Forensic Health Certificate Modules

Required Text

Brown, K. & Muscari, M. (2010). Quick Reference Guide to Adult & Older Adult Forensics. Springer Publishing. ISBN 978-0-8261-2422-7

How to Register

Please use our online registration form to register for Forensic Health of Offenders


Binghamton University: Decker School of Nursing & Continuing Education & Outreach (OH-340, 3/1/2016) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

No Commercial Support was received for this educational activity.

Last Updated: 4/10/15