An online continuing education course for nurses, medical health professionals, and other interested individuals working in a correctional setting.
Nurses in the criminal justice system work in an environment of conflicting priorities and shrinking resources. The patient population is vulnerable and marginalized but also often manipulative and deceitful. It is easy to become discouraged and disconnected from the professional nursing values that originally provided meaning to nursing practice. A Correctional Nurse Manifesto of seven key affirmations can provide a foundation for ethical professional nursing practice in correctional settings.
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Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Affirmations One and Two
Chapter 3: Affirmations Three and Four
Chapter 4: Affirmations Five, Six, and Seven
Lorry Schoenly, PhD, RN, CCHP-RN is a nurse author and educator specializing in the field of correctional health care. She provides consulting services to jails and prisons across the country on projects to improve professional nursing practice and patient safety.Read Full Bio