Have you ever stopped to wonder what impact Mass Incarceration has on Global Public Health? Most people have no idea how they two components are even connected, or how either subject matter affects society on a Global Scale. Click on the image below and read the following article to gain greater insight on how Mass Incarceration affects the United States and the World as a whole and plays a critical role in the arena of Public Health.
When I first started working corrections as a nurse, I would often work with other colleagues who would admonish the patients who requested medical care. This was very puzzling to me because according to the National Commission on Correctional Healthcare (NCCHC), standard A-01 was developed specifically outlining the patients right to access healthcare during their stay of incarceration in any facility. Watch the video as the nurse sees the patient for less than one minute, I