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Troy Diffenderfer

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One nursing position that many healthcare professionals forget to consider is the position of a correctional nurse. While we’re often inclined to shy away from the correctional system, correctional nursing jobs are often in high demand, especially as the prison system grows larger and larger. Maybe you need a change of pace and discovered a correctional nursing job posting online or in the paper. Or, perhaps this is something you’ve always wanted to try. Either way, there are a few questions to ask yourself before you embark on the journey of becoming a correctional nurse. Questions to Ask Yourself Is Correctional Nursing Too Much Power? As a correctional nurse, you will become the gatekeeper of health and comfort for many prisoners. While many relish that ability to help those in need, some will abuse this power, which is not good. It’s important to set aside any ju... (more)