Using data on the most common reasons for nursing board disciplinary action and the top nursing liability claims, this talk will enable correctional nurses to examine their own nursing practice and identify areas of concern. Key to this is determining one's scope of practice and how the nursing process is integral to practicing within that scope. Topics include policies and procedures, national standards, documentation, continuing education, and conflicts between scope of practice and actual clinical practice.
Outline nursing scope of practice for LPNs, RNs, and APRNs
State three reasons why adherence to the nursing process protects nursing practice
Identify two ways that training and continuing education protects correctional nursing practice
Renee Dahring MSN, NP, FAANP, CCHP, Centurion Health