The specialty practice of correctional nursing has been confused with the practice of forensic nursing, due in part to the overlapping community of patients. What's in a Name - Correctional or Forensic Nursing? This post differentiates these areas of nursing practice. The confusion of terms could ... Read More about What’s in a Name – Correctional or Forensic Nursing?
If you don't work in corrections you might not know that there is a big difference between a jail and a prison. The type of healthcare services you provide and the patient community is varied - although there are similar components to each. Jails and Prisons Can Be VERY Different While many people ... Read More about Jails, Prisons – What’s the diff?
I have encountered many nurses who have never considered working in a jail or prison. In fact, very few nurses decide on a nursing career with the thought "I want to be a jail nurse". This patient community is fairly invisible to healthcare professionals. Should You Consider Correctional Nursing? ... Read More about Should You Consider Correctional Nursing?