An online continuing education course for nurses, medical health professionals, and other interested individuals working in a correctional setting.
Healthcare practice in correctional institutions is based on the same standards of practice as care delivered in the community. The secure setting and legal status of the patient population place unique constraints and obligations on care provision. Managing the chronic conditions of the incarcerated patient population is a major part of correctional
This is a video-style course with text content located at the end of the chapter.
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Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Chapter 1: Chronic Disease Service Principles
Chapter 2: Chronic Disease Management Practices
Chapter 3: Specific Correctional Challenges for Chronic Care Management
Chapter 5: References
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