Health Sciences Education Symposium

Presentation Title

Nursing Students Behind Bars

First Author Information

Mary Falk, MSN, RN, CCRN, Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, VCU School of Nursing

Additional Author(s) Information

Kimberly T. Clark MSN, RN, CCRN, Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, VCU School of Nursing

Brekk Macpherson MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, VCU School of Nursing

Presentation Format

Poster

Type of Activity

Innovation

Original Presentation Date

2019

Date of Submission

March 2019

Abstract/Short Description

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Nursing and Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCUHS) have created a unique partnership in which brand new undergraduate baccalaureate nursing students are completing their first clinical rotation on VCUHS’s Secure Care Unit (SCU). The VCU School of Nursing has had a total of 50 beginner nursing students rotate through a semester long clinical on the SCU over the past three years.

References

1. Payne, C. (2016). Transitions into practice: First patient care experiences of baccalaureate nursing students. Nurse Education in Practice, 16(1), 251-257. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2015.09.011

2. United States Bureau of Justice. (2018). Total Correctional Population Counts by Status. Retrieved from https://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=kfdetail&iid=487

3. VCU & DOC PPT (2016). Retrieved from http://sfc.virginia.gov/pdf/Public%20Safety/2016/Interim/082516_GuntherPresentation.pdf

4. Wilpur, A., Woolhandler, S., Boyd, J., Lasser, K., McCormick, D., Bor, D., & Himmelstein, D. (2009). The Health and Health Care of US Prisoners: Results of a Nationwide Survey. American Journal of Public Health, 99, 666-672. Doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2008.144279

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