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Être infirmier en milieu carcéral. Le jugement de l'autre dans la relation de soin, une double condamnation ? Panser sans arrière-pensée

Abstract : After an intership in a care unit in jail, I found that there were a lot of preconceptions of prisons where only our prejudices give us an idea of this mystified universe. If the correlation between « care » and « imprisonment » seems paradoxical, nurses take care of prisoners' health. To overcome this fear of the unknown, the specificity of the nursing role in prison must be highlighted. In a context where judgment condemns, my research question is the following: « How can the mutual judgment of the care giver and the patient, both vulnerable, make the establishment of trust during a caring relationship in prison more complex? » Two suppositions exude from my theorical research : « The judgment of the care giver and/or the patient in the caring relationship may influence trust» and it's « By detaching themselves of their feelings that the care givers will succeed viewing the prisoner as a proper person who needs care ». My exploratory paper is based on a qualitative method. To succeed in doing this study, I chose a specific tool, semi-structured interviews, to interrogate nurses working in jail. The testimonies collected made me fully aware that in every human relationship, no one can help to pass judgment on others. In the context of care relationship in prison, the judgment of the other impacts unavoidably on the climate of trust. Putting things into perspective, relational abilities allow care givers on the one hand, to consider the prisoners as proper persons, and on the other hand, to maintain their credibility as health professionals.
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Marie Neige. Être infirmier en milieu carcéral. Le jugement de l'autre dans la relation de soin, une double condamnation ? Panser sans arrière-pensée. Médecine humaine et pathologie. 2016. ⟨hal-01825567⟩



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