Authored by: Debbie Ash, RN, MSN, CCHP – President, Spark Training
On Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, a gunman shot and killed 3 people at Mercy Hospital Medical Center in Chicago. While this was an extremely unfortunate and a rare occurrence, episodes of
In 2016 the New England Journal of Medicine released a review article on “Working Place Violence Against Healthcare Workers in the United States”. This article reports the highest numbers of workplace assaults in the US
These statistics clearly suggest that working in the jail environment is safe for nurses and healthcare professionals. Unlike other healthcare fields, safety and security
Furthermore, we cannot forget our care teams have the support of amazing officers that have our backs whenever we need them. When a potential nurse or healthcare professional candidate asks about safety in the jail, we are comfortable saying it is not only a safe environment but also a great place to work.
Having worked in numerous nursing fields throughout my nursing career, I can say without hesitation that working in
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Published: 28 December 2018. All materials have been prepared for general information purposes only. The information presented should be treated as guidelines, not rules. The information presented is not intended to establish a standard of medical care and is not a substitute for common sense. The information presented is not legal advice, is not to be acted on as such, may not be current, and is subject to change without notice. Each situation should be addressed on a case-by-case basis.
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