HEALTH BYTES: What Student Nurses Can Learn from Inmates

Newswise — (PHILADELPHIA)

Nursing students who spent their community rotation in a maximum security prison began to appreciate the complex life-experiences that impact the health of the individuals they serve.

Rather than focus strictly on preparing nurses for hospital-based care, the Jefferson nursing program and the prison rotation gives students the opportunity to become fluent and well-practiced in population-based clinical care, which is an emerging area of demand and expertise for nurses. Read the full article.

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