Standards of nursing practice in correctional facilities
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Published by The Association in Kansas City, Mo. (2420 Pershing Rd., Kansas City 64108) .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

StatementAmerican Nurses" Association, Council of Community Health Nurses.
ContributionsCouncil of Community Health Nurses (American Nurses Association)
LC ClassificationsHV8843 .A44 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 25 p. ;
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3021129M
LC Control Number85001290

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The most recent version of the Scope and Standards of Practice for Correctional Nursing were published in and now are identical to those of nursing generally. So a correctional nurse practices as any nurse does; it is only the place and population served that ://   Correctional registered nurses provide healthcare and related services, including advocacy, health education, preventive care, research, and clinical care. They work with a diverse and often underserved practice population, one within the jurisdiction Correctional nursing has been recognized by the American Nurses Association (ANA) as a specialty area of practice since A new edition of Correctional Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice was recently published by the ANA and highlights advances in the specialty practice. How has professional nursing practice in the correctional setting changed and evolved over the last decade?   Welcome to the Essentials of Correctional Nursing Blog! This resource has over posts discussing every dimension of correctional nursing practice and compliments the content found in the book – Essentials of Correctional Nursing. Although the authors are no longer adding posts to the blog, those created from remain relevant for your ://

The Correctional Nursing Scope and Standards is a document that defines and guides the specialty practice of nursing in the criminal justice system. A key section of the scope of practice is dedicated to identifying trends and issues that affect our particular specialty. Here is a synopsis of the issues and trends facing correctional nurses :// Standards of Professional Performance for Correctional Nursing Standard 7. Ethics The correctional registered nurse practices ethically. COMPETENCIES The correctional registered nurse: Uses Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (ANA, ) to guide practice. Delivers care in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity, rights, values, and :// This post is part of an ongoing series discussing key components of the Correctional Nursing Scope and Standard of Practice, 2 nd prior posts in this series here. Purchase your own copy of this highly recommended book through Amazon.* I love helping nurses discover the invisible specialty that is correctional :// Standards of Practice for Correctional Nursing Standard 1. Assessment The correctional registered nurse collects comprehensive data pertinent to the patient's health and/or the situation. COMPETENCIES The correctional registered nurse: Collects comprehensive and holistic data, including, but not limited to, physical, functional, psychosocial, emotional, cognitive, sexual, cultural, age-related