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Correctional Nurse New Resource

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The American Nurses Association (ANA), has released an updated professional resource Correctional Nursing Scope and Standard of Practice, 3rd Edition in October 2020.  “Enhancements include a revised definition of correctional nursing, expanded ethics content related to the 2015 Code of Ethics for Nurses, updated standards and accompanying competencies content, and a proposed framework for correctional…

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I.V. Push Administration Standardization

According to the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), as noted in the My American Nurse Journal by Catherine Spader, RN, some nurses still use unsafe or outdated intravenous push administration practices (American Nurse Journal, 2020, p. 25),[1] despite guidelines being easy to access.  An example given is using commercially pre-packaged 0.9% normal saline syringes…

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