Correctional Nurse

Newbie Guide

6 Signs You Were Destined to Be a Correctional Nurse
Most of us work in jails and prisons by accident. We discovered the invisible world of correctional nursing through a[...]
Correctional Nursing – Staying True to Yourself in a Strange Land
Just about every correctional nurse will tell you it is very difference from traditional nursing. You can feel like you[...]
How to Work with Correctional Officers
In most settings where nurses practice, the interdisciplinary team includes other health care professionals such as physicians, diagnostic technicians, and[...]
Inside the World of a Prisoner
The correctional nurse is not only dealing with the common health problems of patients, but it has a special world.[...]
QuickStart Guide: Correctional Nurse Lingo
Every culture and clinical setting has a unique language. Correctional nursing is no exception. Drop into a jail medical unit[...]
QuickStart Guide: First Day as a Correctional Nurse
Are you getting ready for your first correctional nursing position? Read this QuickStart Guide: First Day as a Correctional Nurse.[...]
Scope and Standards: Care Settings
This post is part of an ongoing series discussing key components of the Correctional Nursing Scope and Standard of Practice, 2nd Ed.[...]
Scope and Standards: Five Correctional Nurse Roles
This post is part of an ongoing series discussing key components of the Correctional Nursing Scope and Standard of Practice, 2nd Ed.[...]
Scope and Standards: Five Tenets of Correctional Nursing
Correctional nurses practice in a unique setting with a unique patient population, however, the way we practice is based on[...]
Scope and Standards: Principles to Guide Correctional Nursing Practice
It has been a while since my last post on the Correctional Nursing Scope and Standards. Time to think again[...]
What Makes Correctional Nursing a Satisfying Career Choice?
Talk to correctional nurses for very long and you will come across stories of encountering disrespect and downright disbelief from[...]
What’s in a Name – Correctional or Forensic Nursing?
The specialty practice of correctional nursing has been confused with the practice of forensic nursing, due in part to the overlapping[...]
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