Delivering healthcare in a correctional setting requires creativity and determination. Healthcare staff must understand the processes and services in place in a particular facility in order to properly create and manage treatment plans for patients under their care. In an environment where healthcare is not the primary priority, treatment goals can easily be sidelined. The more you understand about the processes of diagnostics and treatment in your particular setting, the better health care you will be able to deliver.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Chapter 1: Service Delays and Medication Prescribing
Chapter 2: Missed Diagnoses and Legal Considerations
Lorry Schoenly, PhD, RN, CCHP-RN is a nurse author and educator specializing in the field of correctional health care. She provides consulting services to jails and prisons across the country on projects to improve professional nursing practice and patient safety.Read Full Bio