Amanda White, BSN, RN, co-author of the research study “Exploring Scope of Practice Issues for Correctional Facility Nurses in Montana” talks about the results of her research into scope of practice issues for correctional nurses in the Montana Prison System. Amanda published her research with co-investigator Laura Larsson in the January, 2012 issue of Journal of Correctional Health Care. The full article is available here: http://jcx.sagepub.com/content/18/1/70.full.pdf . This research was completed during her undergraduate studies at Montana State University. Amanda works as an endoscopy and surgical services nurse in Northwest Montana and selected this research topic to discover more about the correctional nursing specialty. She is a strong advocate for the crucial role research plays in all specialties of nursing.