Forensic/Correctional Nursing with Dr Lesley Barr

High Performance Nursing with Liam Caswell

Jun 26 2023 • 52 mins

Ready to explore correctional nurse?

In this episode, Dr. Lesley Barr, an expert in correctional/forensic nursing, joins us to explore the unique challenges and rewards of this specialized practice. We delve into the responsibilities of correctional/forensic nurses in assessing and caring for individuals within the criminal justice system, including inmates, detainees, and those with mental health issues.

Dr. Barr discusses the importance of maintaining personal safety, managing complex mental health issues, and promoting rehabilitation and health equity for inmates.

Lesley also provides insights into career opportunities and professional development in this field, encouraging listeners to support initiatives that improve healthcare within the criminal justice system.

Join us for an insightful conversation as we unravel the intricacies of correctional/forensic nursing with Dr. Lesley Barr, gaining a deeper understanding of the impact nurses can have in this challenging and transformative field.

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