Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Publications & Resources

May/June 2010

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When patients are prisoners: RNs working inside Ontario's correctional facilities say it's a job that makes the most of their knowledge

When Maida Mrakovic arrives for her shift at Mississauga's Credit Valley Hospital, she breezes through the lobby, buys a coffee and muffin and may grab a sandwich for lunch. She's a full-time staff nurse in the general surgical unit, working with a full team of nurses and physicians to help patients - who are often surrounded by family and friends - with everything from thoracic to vascular issues.