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Correctional Nurse Career

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We have provided a variety of information on the career of a Corrections Nurse. We hope this information will be useful and informative and teach you about the exciting world of Correctional Nursing. See listing of jobs for Correction Nurses.

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What is Correctional Nursing?

Job Title

 

Correctional Nurse / Prison Nurse

Job Description

 

First and foremost, the main focus of any correctional nurse, is safety (use of universal precautions) due to the high rate of disease among the inmates. Prison populations often do have higher than the average rates of HIV, hepatitis, and tuberculosis among their inmates when compared with a patient population at an average hospital.

You will also do a lot of charting, passing of meds, insulin, and vital signs. Assessment skills will become fine tuned in a correctional setting as you will be constantly assessing patients to see if they require being sent out for treatment.

     

Job Qualifications

 

To become a correctional nurse there are no special programs you will need to take. Your RN or LPN education will be adequate to serve as a correctional nurse. 

Prison facilities do not require certification, but if you plan to make your career in the field of corrections then it would be beneficial.  The CCHP designation identifies you as one who has demonstrated mastery of national standards and the knowledge expected of leaders working in the field of correctional health care.

     

Certifications

To read more about the CCHP certification, visit NCCHC

 

 

CCHP: Certified Correctional Health Professional

     

Correctional Nurse Associations / Links & Societies

 

»National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC):
NCCHC's leadership in setting standards for health services in correctional facilities is widely recognized. Established by the health, legal and corrections professions, NCCHC's Standards are recommendations for the management of a correctional health services system.
Offers CCHP certification.

 

 

»American Correctional Association: The American Correctional Association (ACA), formerly known as the American Prison Association, is the oldest and largest international correctional association in the world.

   

»American Correctional Health Services Association (ACHSA): ACHSA is the national professional organization whose members—physicians, nurses, medical directors, and allied health professionals—share the unique vocation of providing care, treatment, and continuity of care/reentry programs in our nation’s jails, detention facilities, and prisons.

 

 

»CDC / Correctional Health: Latest news on issues facing correctional medical & nursing staff and inmates.

   

»Academy of Correctional Health Professionals: The Academy of Correctional Health Professionals is the nation's community for correctional health care. Through publications, educational activities and special events, the Academy works to connect you with peers from across the country.

     

Job Search

 

Correctional Nurse Jobs/Employment: Listing of Correctional Nurse jobs available in all 50 states. Excellent job resource.

     

Official Publication

 

Journal of Correctional Health Care:research nursing booksListing of books & journals dealing with correctional healthcare and issues nurses face.

     

National Celebration

 

National Correctional Health Professionals Week: October 18-24 is a time to celebrate the ongoing efforts and achievements of correctional health professionals across the country, including adult jails and prisons, juvenile detention centers and a variety of alternative correctional environments.

     

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Correctional Nursing Gifts

 

Correctional Nurse Gifts: All occasion gifts for correctional or prison nurses. Greeting cards and gifts designed to pay tribute to the hard work of Correctional Nurses and commend them for a job well done. Buy all occasion gifts for Correctional Nurses: mugs, tee shirts, tote bags, teddy bears, stickers.

     

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