Essentials of Correctional Nursing

Author: Lorry Schoenly, PhD, RN, CCHP-RN,Catherine M. Knox, RN, MN, CCHP-RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826109527

Category: Medical

Page: 404

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"Essentials of Correctional Nursing is the first new and comprehensive text about this growing field to bepublished in the last decade. Fortunately, the editors have done a great job in all respects...This book should be required reading for all medical practitioners and administrators working in jails or prisons. It certainly belongs on the shelf of every nurse, physician, ancillary healthcare professional and corrections administrator."--Corhealth (The Newsletter of the American Correctional Health Services Association) "I highly recommend Essentials of Correctional Nursing, by Lorry Schoenly, PhD, RN, CCHP-RN andCatherine M. Knox, MN, RN, CCHP-RN, editors. This long-awaited book, dedicated to the professionalspecialty of correctional nursing, is not just a ìgood read,î it is one of ìthose booksî that stays on your desk and may never make it to the bookshelf."--American Jails "Correctional nursing has minimal published texts to support, educate, and provide ongoing bestpractices in this specialty. Schoenly and Knox have successfully met those needs with Essentialsof Correctional Nursing."--Journal of Correctional Health Care Nurses have been described as the backbone of correctional health care. Yet the complex challenges of caring for this disenfranchised population are many. Ethical dilemmas around issues of patient privacy and self-determination abound, and the ability to adhere to the central tenet of nursing, the concept of caring, is often compromised. Essentials of Correctional Nursing supports correctional nurses by providing a comprehensive body of current, evidence-based knowledge about the best practices to deliver optimal nursing care to this population. It describes how nurses can apply their knowledge and skills to assess the full range of health conditions presented by incarcerated individuals and determine the urgency and priority of requisite care. The book describes the unique health needs and corresponding care for juveniles, women, and individuals at the end of life. Chapters are devoted to nursing care for patients with chronic disease, infectious disease, mental illness, or pain, or who are in withdrawal from drugs or alcohol. Chapters addressing health screening, medical emergencies, sick call, and dental care describe how nurses identify, respond to, and manage these health care concerns in the correctional setting. The Essentials of Correctional Nursing was written and reviewed by experienced correctional nurses with thousands of hours of experience. American Nurses Association standards are woven throughout the text, which provide the information needed by nurses studying for certification exams in correctional nursing. The text will also be of value to nurses working in such settings as emergency departments, specialty clinics, hospitals, psychiatric treatment units, community health clinics, substance abuse treatment programs, and long-term care settings, where they may encounter patients who are currently or have previously been incarcerated. Key Features: Addresses legal and ethical issues surrounding correctional nursing Covers common inmate-patient health care concerns and diseases Discusses the unique health needs of juveniles, women, and individuals at the end of life Describes how nurses can safely navigate the correctional environment to create a therapeutic alliance with patients Provides information about health screening, medical emergencies, sick call, and dental care Serves as a core resource in the preparation for correctional nursing certification exams

Corrections Nursing

Scope and Standards of Practice

Author: American Nurses Association

Publisher: Amer Nurses Assn

ISBN: 9781558102477

Category: Medical

Page: 89

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The Wizard of Oz Guide to Correctional Nursing

This Isn't Kansas Anymore, Toto!

Author: Lorry Schoenly

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780991294275

Category: Prison nurses

Page: 164

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Using the memorable childhood story as a backdrop, the Wizard of Oz Guide to Correctional Nursing explains how correctional nursing is not like any other specialty in our profession. This isn't Kansas anymore, Toto! Yet, the principles of professional nursing are the same and must be applied in this new Land of Oz. This book provides the resources needed to gain the knowledge, heart, and courage to be a correctional nurse who makes a difference every day in the lives of an invisible, yet needy, patient population. This Wizard of Oz Guide to Correctional Nursing is an attempt to describe the various differences of correctional nursing practice while also affirming the sameness of professional nursing practice in the midst of the people and places of this new land. Using the familiar characters, places, and experiences of the story of the Wizard of Oz, you will journey to find your true self at the end of the Yellow Brick Road.

Correctional Health Care Patient Safety Handbook

Reduce Clinical Error, Manage Risk, and Improve Quality

Author: Lorry Schoenly

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780991294213

Category: Medical errors

Page: 158

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The Correctional Health Care Patient Safety Handbook provides practical evidence-based help to improve your clinical program and, thereby, reduce clinical error, managing risk and improving clinical quality. By reading this book, you will discover: How a patient safety framework can reduce legal liability while enhancing continuous quality improvement efforts The best methods to assess and improve an organizational culture to support patient safety The key ways therapeutic systems support patient safety Why communication and teamwork are so important for reducing clinical error How to involve your patients to reduce errors and liability The practitioner issues that can sink your clinical program and what to do about them This book is a must-read for anyone working in the correctional health care setting, but especially for those who have opportunity to create and improve systems of care such as: Health Service Administrators Medical Directors Directors of Nursing Risk Management Professionals Operational Leaders Lorry Schoenly is a nurse author and educator specializing in correctional health care. She provides consulting services to jails and prisons across the country on projects to improve professional nursing practice and patient safety. Dr. Schoenly actively promotes correctional health care through social media outlets and increases the visibility of the specialty through her popular blog - CorrectionalNurse.Net. Her podcast, Correctional Nursing Today, reviews correctional healthcare news and interviews correctional health care leaders. She is recipient of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care 2013 B. Jaye Anno Award of Excellence in Communication. Lorry is co-editor and chapter author of Essentials of Correctional Nursing, the first primary practice text for the correctional nursing specialty. She resides in the mountains of north central Pennsylvania.

Clinical Practice in Correctional Medicine

Author: Michael Puisis

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323032656

Category: Medical

Page: 576

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Written and edited by 40 practitioners in prison systems and public health from all over the USA, this critically acclaimed text comprehensively covers the medical issues specific to the correctional setting-essential, practical information not available in other books. It explores all major areas of correctional medicine, from intake to hospice care-including clinical management of diseases common among the incarcerated, ethical concerns, organization of health services delivery, patient-provider relations, legal issues, and more. The 2nd Edition delivers completely new sections on nursing and emergency services in the correctional setting, as well as new chapters on hepatitis C, geriatric care, end-of-life care, telemedicine, and other timely subjects. Explores important topics including direct clinical care, chronic and infectious disease prevention and care, women's health in correctional facilities, alcohol and drug abuse, emergencies, nursing issues, dental care, juvenile care, preventive health issues, quality improvement, ethical and legal issues, and end-of-life care. Covers all major areas of mental health care, including suicide prevention, outpatient mental health programming, crisis intervention, and the behaviorally disordered patient. Offers chapters on sexually transmitted diseases and tuberculosis co-authored with representatives of the Centers for Disease Control, to provide reliable information on screening for these diseases consistent with national guidelines. Presents completely new sections on The Correctional Nurse and Emergency Services. Features new chapters on Hepatitis C in Corrections, Psychiatric Nursing, Self-inflicted Injury, Methadone in Corrections, Annual Health Examinations, Telemedicine in Correctional Facilities, Geriatric Care in Correctional Facilities, and End of Life Care in Prisons and Jails.

Standards for adult correctional institutions

Author: American Correctional Association,Commission on Accreditation for Corrections

Publisher: Amer Correctional Assn

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 233

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Includes standards covering the critical program areas for effective institutional management, including safety procedures, security, rules and discipline, staff development, physical plant, and health care services.

Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements

Author: American Nurses Association

Publisher: Nursesbooks.org

ISBN: 1558101764

Category: Medical

Page: 27

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Pamphlet is a succinct statement of the ethical obligations and duties of individuals who enter the nursing profession, the profession's nonnegotiable ethical standard, and an expression of nursing's own understanding of its commitment to society. Provides a framework for nurses to use in ethical analysis and decision-making.

Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants

Author: Sheila A. Sorrentino,Leighann Remmert

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323294030

Category: Medical

Page: 552

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Ideal for shorter, more focused courses, this concise text provides coverage of the concepts and skills that are essential for becoming a nursing assistant. It clearly and logically presents the responsibilities of the nursing assistant in a readable, highly visual format that appeals to learners of all levels. - Focus On the Pride boxes emphasize Personal and professional responsibility, Rights and respect, Independence and social interaction, Delegation and teamwork, and Ethics and Laws providing a convenient overview of key elements of the nursing assistant’s responsibilities in providing competent patient care, and reminds readers that this caregiver role is one they can take pride in performing. - Focus on Communication boxes includes guidelines for how to communicate most clearly to residents/patients and how to avoid making them feel uncomfortable emphasizing the importance of good communication while providing practical tips. - Key Abbreviations are now listed at the beginning of each chapter to help familiarize readers with commonly used abbreviations. - Includes three new chapters on Preventing Falls; Safely Handling, Moving, and Transferring the Person; and Mental Health Problems.

Essentials of Corrections

Author: G. Larry Mays,L. Thomas Winfree, Jr.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118537300

Category: Social Science

Page: 435

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The fifth edition of this leading “essentials” textbook on corrections has been fully revised and updated to include new international comparative data, and a fresh chapter on prison inmates with special needs. Unrivalled in scope, it offers undergraduates a concise but comprehensive introduction to the subject. Includes textual materials and assignments formulated to encourage students’ critical thinking skills Chapters feature text boxes on key points of correctional theory and on international correctional practice Presented in full color throughout — including extensive photos and graphics Includes stand-alone chapters on careers in corrections, gender and ethnicity issues, and likely future developments in corrections Features invaluable historical context on the evolution of correctional theory and practice Offers a new, comprehensive online Student Study Guide and thoroughly updated and expanded ancillary materials

Health in Prisons

A WHO Guide to the Essentials in Prison Health

Author: Lars Møller,World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe,Alex Gatherer,Ralf Jürgens,Heino Stöver,Haik Nikogosian

Publisher: WHO Regional Office Europe

ISBN: 9289072806

Category: Medical

Page: 179

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Based on the experience of many countries in the WHO European Region and the advice of experts, this guide outlines some of the steps prison systems should take to reduce the public health risks from compulsory detention in often unhealthy situations, to care for prisoners in need and to promote the health of prisoners and prison staff. This requires that everyone working in prisons understand how imprisonment affects health, what prisoners’ health needs are, and how evidence-based health services can be provided for everyone needing treatment, care and prevention in prison. Other essential elements are being aware of and accepting internationally recommended standards for prison health; providing professional care with the same adherence to professional ethics as in other health services; and, while seeing individual needs as the central feature of the care provided, promoting a whole-prison approach to care and promoting the health and well-being of people in custody.

Introduction to Corrections

Author: Robert D. Hanser

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506306772

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

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The Second Edition of Introduction to Corrections provides students with a strong, comprehensive foundation in the field of corrections using modern research, theoretical origins, and practical application. Designed for introductory corrections courses, this text uniquely illustrates how the day-to-day practitioner conducts business in the field of corrections, in both the institutional and community settings. Experienced correctional practitioner, scholar, and author, Robert D. Hanser shows students how the corrections system actually works, from classification, to security, to treatment, to demonstrating how and why correctional practices are implemented.

Games criminals play

how you can profit by knowing them

Author: Bud Allen,Diana Bosta

Publisher: Rae John Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 228

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A bestseller for over two decades, this fascinating resource exposes how criminals try to control the behavior of correctional personnel--how to recognize, prevent, and stop manipulation. Learn how inmates observe and select victims. Also, see how they gain their confidence and sympathy and make demands.

Legal Aspects of Corrections Management

Author: Clair A. Cripe,Michael G. Pearlman,Daryl Kosiak

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449639402

Category: Law

Page: 616

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This updated third edition of Legal Aspects of Corrections Management provides a current, informative, and reader-friendly discussion of the contemporary legal issues impacting corrections management. Through the use of case law, this text provides readers with a practical understanding of how the First, Fourth, Fifth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments relate to the day-to-day issues of running a prison, jail, and other corrections programs, such as probation and parole. The authors' combined corrections experience included such positions as General Counsel, Regional Counsel, and Correctional Program Officer, as well as working within corrections facilities. Their work involved advising corrections staff and management on the legal issues associated with policies and procedures. The authors also have extensive teaching experience in corrections law, the criminal justice system, and criminology.

Maximum Insecurity

A Doctor in the Supermax

Author: William Wright

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781629670256

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

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After three decades as a successful ear surgeon, William Wright, MD is bored beyond belief. He dabbles with retirement, but finds idleness infuriating. He has to do something. Then he sees an ad for a doctor's position from the Colorado Department of Corrections at a supermax prison. Now that, he thinks, would be different. His wife has some thoughts on the matter too. She thinks her husband just lost his mind and is on a collision course with a prison shiv. After his first day on the job, he wonders if she wasn't onto something. His first patient is an arrogant, callous youth convicted of five cold-blooded murders. Dr. Wright has to steel himself not to bolt. Nothing prepares a doctor for life at the Colorado State Penitentiary. He quickly discovers treating maximum security convicts is like treating recalcitrant murderous four-year-olds. Always willing to threaten their doctors with bodily harm, they are more interested in scamming drugs than treatment. Told with self-depreciating humor and scathing wit, Maximum Insecurity describes Dr. Wright's adventures practicing medicine in a supermax correctional facility without, he's glad to say, getting killed even once.

Nurse's Pocket Drug Guide 2012

Author: Judith Barberio

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071772847

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Up-to-the-minute data on 1,000 of the most commonly prescribed medications – with a strong emphasis on patient safety Includes branded, generic, and over-the-counter medications Organized alphabetically by generic drug name Mechanisms of action Common usage and dosage Side effects Drug interactions Nursing implications New drugs Patient education Expanded list of natural and herbal agents

The Rural Nurse

Transition to Practice

Author: Deana Molinari, PhD, MS, RN, CNE,Angeline Bushy, PhD, RN, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826157572

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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"Transitioning to rural practice can be daunting for both experienced nurses and new graduates who have an urban orientation and are accustomed to specialized practice with abundant health care resources. Since most nursing education programs and practicing nurses are located in urban settings, programs are needed to prepare nurses who choose rural practice. In their book, Dr. Molinari and Dr. Bushy provide excellent examples of practice models from North America, New Zealand, and Australia with curricula that address transition issues. The text makes a significant contribution to the discussion about how to best prepare nurses for rural practice and will be of interest to administrators, educators, and clinicians. From the Foreward by Charlene A. Winters, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC Associate Professor Montana State University College of Nursing This is the only volume to address the pressing need for practical information about transitioning from an urban-based nursing education or practice to a rural health care environment. It provides successful strategies that nurses in rural settings can use to develop, implement, and evaluate innovative programs that will meet the needs of individual rural communities. The book details current rural nursing transition-to-practice trends and issues, national standards, and evidence-based model programs worldwide. Rural practice culture is described along with professional education issues, competency, patient care, and safety. Chapters are presented in easy-to-access formats that offer ready solutions for problems commonly encountered in rural practice such as nurse recruitment and retention. In addition to health care delivery issues for specific rural populations, the book presents program descriptions from local to state levels, including locally developed education programs, urban hospital systems outreach to rural facilities, universities collaborating with rural businesses, city-based workshops, statewide competencies tracked by employers, and a distance education program customized by rural agencies. Case studies demonstrate how rural facilities-even the smallest and most isolated-are advancing health care through nurse support. The text will be of value to rural nursing staff developers, critical access hospitals and community clinic administrators, rural professional organizations, small urban health facilities, continuing education providers, nursing workforce centers, and graduate programs. Key Features: The first transition from academia-to-practice guide for rural nursing Charts evidence-based successes and offers model programs in different rural settings Provides rural-specific information to facilitate statewide health mandates Features residency program development processes, with tips and tools that work

Addicted to Incarceration

Corrections Policy and the Politics of Misinformation in the United States

Author: Travis C. Pratt

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483343413

Category: Social Science

Page: 176

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In Addicted to Incarceration, author Travis Pratt uses an evidence-based approach to explore the consequences of what he terms America's "addiction to incarceration," highlighting the scope of the problem, the nature of the political discussions surrounding criminal justice policy in general and corrections policy in particular, and the social cost of incarceration. Pratt demonstrates that the United States' addiction to incarceration has been fueled by American citizens' opinions about crime and punishment, the effectiveness of incarceration as a means of social control, and perhaps most important, by policies legitimized by faulty information (e.g.,fear of crime is objectively linked to victimization, petty offenders mature into violent predators, and persistent offending can be accurately predicted over the life course). Analyzing crime policies as they relate to crime rates and U.S. society's ability to both lower the crime rate and address the role of incarceration in preventing future crime, the book shows students how ineffective our rush to incarcerate has been in the last decade, as well as offering recommendations and insights into the future of this problem. Features Real world examples that put a human face on the issues open each chapter Race, ethnicity, and gender issues underlie all discussions and address key aspects of incarceration rates and crime trends The social costs of incarceration are explored, including the heightened inmate risk of personal victimization, incarceration's effect as a barrier to successful offender reintegration into society, and its role in exacerbating existing racial inequalities The final chapter contains conclusions and recommendations for future policy makers Written in an informal and accessible style, Addicted to Incarceration is appropriate for criminal justice policy or corrections courses at the undergraduate level and can also be used as a supplementary text in introductory criminal justice, criminology, and critical issues in criminal justice courses.

The Psychology of Criminal Conduct

Author: James Bonta,D.A. Andrews

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317387414

Category: Political Science

Page: 450

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The Psychology of Criminal Conduct, Sixth Edition, provides a psychological and evidence-informed perspective of criminal behavior that sets it apart from many criminological and mental health explanations of criminal behavior. Drawing upon the General Personality and Cognitive Social Learning theory, James Bonta and Donald Andrews provide an overview of the theoretical context and major knowledge base of the psychology of criminal conduct, discuss the eight major risk/need factors of criminal conduct, examine the prediction and classification of criminal behavior along with prevention and rehabilitation, and summarize the major issues in understanding criminal conduct. This book also offers the Risk/Need/Responsivity (RNR) model of offender assessment and treatment that has guided developments in the subject throughout the world. In this edition, the first since Andrews' death, Bonta carefully maintains the book's original contributions while presenting these core concepts succinctly, clearly, and elegantly. Appropriate for advanced undergraduates and graduate students as well as for scholars, researchers, and practitioners, The Psychology of Criminal Conduct, Sixth Edition, further extends and refines the authors' body of work.