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Legal Origins and Issues Behind Correctional Nursing - CE520
Legal Origins and Issues Behind Correctional Nursing

CE520 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Lorry Schoenly, PhD, RN, CCHP-RN
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The goal of this continuing education program is to describe the laws, ethics and issues of correctional nursing key to the nurse’s role in the evolution of healthcare in adult correctional facilities. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Name the two constitutional amendments that govern the treatment of incarcerated people
  • Explore the role of the nurse in delivering healthcare to inmates
  • Describe three issues that have an impact on healthcare in correctional settings

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 11/4/2018

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