Tuesday Apr 27, 9:00 AM

102 Correctional Nurses on the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Case Study

An approach to documenting evidence demonstrating the scope and practice for the correctional nursing specialty will be presented. Demonstration of this evidence is critical to defining the value of correctional nursing. The case example examines nursing actions during the initial COVID-19 pandemic and encoding interventions toward the goal of documenting, disseminating, and evaluating evidence-based correctional nurse practices. Such actions align the specialty with the contemporary nursing profession.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify contemporary professional practices that represent the unique knowledge base of nursing
  • Describe the use of the Omaha Classification System to classify the correctional nurse COVID-19 guideline
  • Explore ideas for creation and use of evidence-based practices in correctional nursing

Level: Advanced

  • Deborah Shelton, PhD, RN-C, CCHP


    Shelton Consulting Services, LLC

  • Karen Monsen, PhD, RN, FAMIA, FAAN


    University of Minnesota School of Nursing

  • Lindsay Novacek, RN, BSN, DNP, CCHP

    Clinical Nurse Monitor, Jail Health

    Forsyth County Detention Center

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