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Inmate satisfaction with health care services during incarceration

Last week’s post summarized the results of the most recent survey of inmates’ health published by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). This survey also reported on inmates’ experience with the delivery of health care in 606 correctional facilities throughout the U.S. 1,114 more words

Essentials Of Correctional Nursing

Commentary on the Heavy Burden of Moral Distress in Correctional Nursing

A reader responds to our recent blog post on the Heavy Burden of Moral Distress. We hope you find this real-life example an encouragement that correctional nurses are speaking up when they have concerns about patient health issues in the criminal justice system. 955 more words

Essentials Of Correctional Nursing

Why I Support the National Nurse Act of 2015

This post is written by Theresa Brown, RN, a regular contributor to HealthCetera. She is also a member of CHMP’s National Advisory Council. 

Why I Support the National Nurse Act of  2015… 832 more words


Vital Signs: Essential Tool or Task?

Mr. Phillips is a 48 year old inmate with a history of schizophrenia who was admitted to the facility psych unit a week ago because of refusal to eat and potential for self-harm. 940 more words

Essentials Of Correctional Nursing

Correctional Nurse Goals for 2015: Expand Your Knowledge

Health care is advancing at the speed of light. We are expected to apply current evidence to our practice and understand the new technologies, medications, and treatments that are being implemented. 424 more words

Correctional Nursing

One Health Initiative will unite human and veterinary medicine


The One Health Initiative is a movement to forge co-equal, all inclusive collaborations between physicians, osteopaths, veterinarians, dentists, nurses and other scientific-health and environmentally related disciplines, including the American Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Nurses Association, American Association of Public Health Physicians, the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the U.S. 156 more words

World News

Sarah Lazare: 'Duty to Refuse': Top Medical Groups Back Nurse Who Said 'No' to Force-Feeding Guantanamo Hunger Strikers

‘Force-feeding a competent person is not the practice of medicine; it is aggravated assault.’

Leading medical groups are speaking out in support of a U.S. Navy nurse who refused on ethical grounds to force-feed hunger strikers held captive at Guantanamo Bay. 585 more words

Social Justice