Alison Hansen

RN, MAdvNursPrac, GCHE, PhD Candidate



t: +61 3 9904 4352
Alison’s Researcher Profile


Alison Hansen is a registered nurse and lecturer at Monash University with a background in forensic mental health nursing, specifically working with women in this setting. Alison’s teaching interests include mental health nursing, ethics and leadership, and health psychology for nurses.

Alison’s primary research interests include forensic mental health nursing and mental health nursing education at the undergraduate level.

She is currently enrolled in a PhD (Nursing) focusing on the use and experience of seclusion for women in forensic mental health settings.


  • NUR1113 – Law, ethics and leadership in nursing and midwifery

Research interests

  • Forensic mental health nursing
  • Mental health nursing
  • Nursing education

Research methodologies

  • mixed methods

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Professional engagement/service


Professional affiliations

  • Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN)
  • International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services (IAFMHS)




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