Have you just discovered the hidden healthcare practice setting of jails and prisons? Maybe you responded to an employment notice or met a nurse working in a local facility. Or, you may be preparing for an interview or your first day of work on a temporary assignment at a state prison. Many nurses and others in healthcare are not even aware of the interesting and challenging field of correctional healthcare.
This course provides important information that will keep you safe while working in a correctional facility. In just one short hour you will gain insight into how to guard your personal and professional safety while providing healthcare in a jail or prison.
This is a video-style course with text content located at the end of the chapter.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Personal and Environmental Safety
Chapter 3: Professional boundaries in the Patient Relationship
Chapter 4: Professional Boundaries – Under-involvement
Chapter 5: Patient manipulation
Chapter 6: Dealing with the angry patient
Chapter 7: References
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