"Essentials of Correctional Nursing is the primary new and complete textual content about this rising subject to be revealed within the final decade. Fortuitously, the editors have finished a fantastic job in all respects…This book ought to be required studying for all medical practitioners and directors working in jails or prisons. It definitely belongs on the shelf of each nurse, doctor, ancillary healthcare skilled and corrections administrator."–Corhealth (The Publication of the American Correctional Well being Providers Affiliation)
"I extremely advocate Essentials of Correctional Nursing, by Lorry Schoenly, PhD, RN, CCHP-RN and Catherine M. Knox, MN, RN, CCHP-RN, editors. This long-awaited book, devoted to the skilled specialty of correctional nursing, isn’t just a "good learn," it is one of "these books" that stays in your desk and should by no means make it to the bookshelf."–American Jails
"Correctional nursing has minimal revealed texts to help, educate, and supply ongoing greatest practices on this specialty. Schoenly and Knox have efficiently met these wants with Essentials of Correctional Nursing."–Journal of Correctional Well being Care
Nurses have been described because the spine of correctional well being care. But the complicated challenges of caring for this disenfranchised inhabitants are many. Moral dilemmas round points of affected person privateness and self-willpower abound, and the power to stick to the central tenet of nursing, the idea of caring, is usually compromised. Essentials of Correctional Nursing helps correctional nurses by offering a complete body of present, proof-based mostly information about the most effective practices to ship optimum nursing care to this inhabitants. It describes how nurses can apply their information and expertise to evaluate the complete vary of well being circumstances introduced by incarcerated people and decide the urgency and precedence of requisite care. The book describes the distinctive well being wants and corresponding look after juveniles, ladies, and people on the finish of life. Chapters are dedicated to nursing look after sufferers with persistent illness, infectious illness, psychological sickness, or ache, or who’re in withdrawal from medicine or alcohol. Chapters addressing well being screening, medical emergencies, sick name, and dental care describe how nurses determine, reply to, and handle these well being care considerations within the correctional setting.
The Essentials of Correctional Nursing was written and reviewed by skilled correctional nurses with hundreds of hours of expertise. American Nurses Affiliation requirements are woven all through the textual content, which give the knowledge wanted by nurses learning for certification exams in correctional nursing. The textual content will even be of worth to nurses working in such settings as emergency departments, specialty clinics, hospitals, psychiatric remedy models, group well being clinics, substance abuse remedy packages, and long-time period care settings, the place they could encounter sufferers who’re at present or have beforehand been incarcerated. Key Options:
Addresses authorized and moral points surrounding correctional nursing Covers widespread inmate-affected person well being care considerations and illnesses Discusses the distinctive well being wants of juveniles, ladies, and people on the finish of life Describes how nurses can safely navigate the correctional surroundings to create a therapeutic alliance with sufferers Offers details about well being screening, medical emergencies, sick name, and dental care Serves as a core useful resource within the preparation for correctional nursing certification exams