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Nyoka Young is a colleague of mine with over two and a half decades of nursing experience. Sixteen of those years were spent working in several different correctional facilities. I spoke to her about her experience while working in the infirmary of a jail.
1. Can a new nurse get real experience working at a correctional facility?
Yes, all inmates are seen by the in house facility and only sent out to the hospital if deemed necessary by the infirmary. A new nurse would see all sorts of read more …
I sat down with Judy Cohen who is a school nurse at the Kiryas Joel Public school in Monroe NY. She has also been a school nurse in a private school. Altogether, she has around 16 years of school nursing experience.
1. So how did you get into school nursing?
I applied in the local newspaper for a part time school nursing position which turned into a full-time position shortly afterwards. After a number of years working at one school, read more …