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Chapter Listing

Correctional Nurse Manifesto: Seven Affirmations to Guide Your Practice - DEMO


Chapter 1: Introduction

Audience - An online continuing education course for nurses, medical health professionals, and other interested individuals working in a correctional setting.


Nurses in the criminal justice system work in an environment of conflicting priorities and shrinking resources. The patient population is vulnerable and marginalized but also often manipulative and deceitful. It is easy to become discouraged and disconnected from the professional nursing values that originally provided meaning to nursing practice.  A Correctional Nurse Manifesto of seven key affirmation can provide a foundation for ethical professional nursing practice in correctional settings.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe key threats to professional correctional nursing practice
  • Identify ways to practice safe, effective, and compassionate nursing in the criminal justice system
  • Outline methods to avoid becoming a jaded, cynical, and dissatisfied correctional nurse


Chapter 1: Introduction 

Chapter 2: Affirmations One and Two

Chapter 3: Affirmations Three and Four 

Chapter 4: Affirmations Five, Six, and Seven 

Requirements for successful completion are to view the chapter videos and any additional resources.Complete the review questions at the end of each chapter and then take the final test. You may find the “final” exam under the Take My Test tab. A score of 80% or higher is needed to pass the course. After a successful test score, please complete the Course Evaluation then you may print your Certificate of Completion.

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