The last two weeks we explored two of the challenges in becoming a correctional nurse and how once mastered, the results are practices that distinguish correctional nursing from other areas of nursing practice. 1,218 more words
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Last week’s post described the challenge of knowing the impact of the law on the delivery of health care in the correctional setting. Knowledge of the law and prisoners’ rights is one of the distinguishing features of correctional nursing practice. 1,793 more words
What career did you want for yourself when you graduated from nursing school? Did know you wanted to be a correctional nurse? You probably never heard of it, right? 1,012 more words
Information regarding Senate Bill (SB) 110 continues to emerge. Please see the following missive from the Ohio Board of Nursing:
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SB 110, passed by the 131st General Assembly, authorizes CTP holders to delegate non-controlled drug administration under specified circumstances to unlicensed persons.
The American Nurses Association statement on the scope of practice for correctional nurses requires that nurses be knowledgeable of the medications administered, including dosages, side effects, contraindications and allergies. 965 more words