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Correctional Nursing

Caring for the Least of These

Holwick, Angela

doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0000000000000358
Feature: practice

ABSTRACT: The purpose of this article is to give insights into challenges faced by inmates, many of whom may be struggling with substance abuse, while almost all deal with physical and emotional problems—and offer a Christian nursing response. Resources for exploring correctional nursing are provided.

Angela Holwick, MSN, RN, is an adjunct professor at Oklahoma Wesleyan University and is working on a doctorate at Walden University. She spent time working at a correctional facility.

Accepted by peer-review 9/6/2015.

Published Ahead of Print on 12/19/16.

The author declares no conflict of interest.

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