It can be hard to find good books and continuing education in our specialty. Here are some resources I recommend for both professional reading and continuing education. Just for fun, I also added some ideas for recreational reading. By purchasing through these Amazon affiliate links here, you can give back to CorrectionalNurse.net and help keep the light on at this internet outpost for our specialty.
I am a bit biased on this source since I develop the correctional healthcare specific continuing education here. The module specific to corrections are in video format and have application checkpoints to hold your attention. Here are the ones available so far with more on the way:
OK, I am really showing my biases, but nurse.com has tons of fantastic text courses. I co-wrote or revised these corrections-specific modules:
If you are a member of the Academy of Correctional Health Professionals you have a subscription to JCHC. Dig out your back issues and get reading. You can submit for nursing CE online using these step-by-step directions and obtain your CE certificates immediately.
Our friends over at Correctional Nurse Educator have some fantastic courses available, as well. Topics include Asthma, Chronic Care, Inmate Manipulation, Suicide Prevention, and much more. All are focused on correctional nursing practice.
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