CQUniversity

Graduate Certificate in Correctional Nursing

CQUniversity
Institution rating
4.2
Duration
1 yearpart-time
Study mode
Online
Next start date
March

Why study this course

  • Further develop your nursing knowledge and gain the specialist skills to provide high-quality nursing care to offender populations
  • Learn about chronic disease management, health education, the effects of incarceration, treatment in the prison environment, and strategies to manage the impact of trauma on self and prisoners
  • Enjoy the flexibility to study entirely online

Entry requirements

You must be currently registered as a Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Authority (AHPRA).

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered entirely online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn about:

  • Jail craft
  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • Understanding offenders
  • Optimising health in the correctional setting

Visit CQUniversity's website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit CQUniversity's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, CQUniversity can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Visit CQUniversity's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Student ratings of CQUniversity courses

CQUniversity
4.2
(353 reviews)
*Combined student rating of this institution's courses
5156
4123
357
212
15

Percentage of students that felt this course had a positive impact on their career
89%
Percentage of students that would recommend this course to a friend, relative or colleague
86%

Current and industry-relevant content
4.3
Course content compared to what was expected
4.3
Balance between theory and practical work
4.0
Quality of teachers and academic support
4.1
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
4.2
Assistance to help you find a job
3.3
Quality of online study portal
4.2
Transparency of course fees
4.3

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Support and delivery

When you study online with CQUniversity, you will have access to:

  • Study materials, discussion forums, recorded lectures, orientation sessions as well as electronic library resources
  • All facilities and resources that are available at CQU campuses and study centres across the country
  • Peer support and advice from fellow students through the Student Mentor Program
  • Learning support services including peer-assisted study sessions, and the Academic Learning Centre which provides academic advice and guidance

Find out more about this course

CQUniversity

Graduate Certificate in Correctional Nursing

You may wish to discuss the following with CQUniversity:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)

Find out more about this course


CQUniversity

Graduate Certificate in Correctional Nursing

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