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Medication administration in small jails

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How do small, rural jails handle medication administration if they don’t have a nurse on staff? Is there a training course for detention officers that can certify them to be able to legally pass medications to the inmates? How do facilities get around the potential legal ramifications of not having a nurse on staff?... full thread


Crisis and Risk Offenders

Terry Campbell
Our topic for this month is “Crisis and High Risk Offenders.” We will look at a variety of issues related to this topic. Our correctional systems continue to try and manage any crisis situations and provide adequate supervision of offenders. I broke ‘High Risk Offenders’ down to those offenders incarcerated and those released to community supervision. The first area I will discuss is incarcerated high-risk offenders... .. full story

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