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Spring Conference on Correctional Health Care 2021

Start Date :  Apr 24 - 2021 End Date :  Apr 27 - 2021

Organized by :   National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC)

Specialities :   Healthcare Management

Conference Summary

Spring Conference on Correctional Health Care is organized by National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) and will be held from Apr 24 - 27, 2021.

Topics of Interest:
The Spring Conference seeks to meet the educational needs of its multidisciplinary audience. The topics below represent some of the broad areas that may be addressed. Innovative formats, panel discussions and hands-on trainings are encouraged.
• Administration/Management: supervision issues, budgets and fiscal management, orientation and training, technology, regulatory compliance, staffing (for facilities of various sizes), workforce development, time management, policies and procedures, public health linkages, transitioning inmates out of segregation
• COVID-19:administrative, legal, medical care, nursing, treatment, prevention
• Legal/Ethical: ethics, transgender care, legislative update, risk management, regulatory compliance (e.g., PREA), working with legislators, mock trial
• Medical: clinical updates and guidelines, infectious disease, chronic disease, prevention, special populations (e.g., geriatric, juvenile, veterans), terminal illness, multidisciplinary/integrated care, cost-effective care, malingering, gender dysphoria, pain management
• Mental Health: assessment skills, treatment, self-injury, suicide prevention, segregation, dementia vs. delirium, special populations, women and abuse, substance abuse, trauma-informed care, sex offenders, jail settings
• Nursing: assessment skills (hands-on, body-system specific), advanced skills, competency-based orientation and training, nursing processes (e.g., intake, sick call), staffing models, scope of practice, recruitment and retention
• Oral Health: screening, diagnosis, treatment, periodontal disease, oral cancer, dentures, emergency care, major trauma, clinic management, standards of care, staffing, legal issues
• Pharmaceuticals: medication management (inventory), utilization management, cost control, narcotics use, formulary design, reducing polypharmacy, psychotropic utilization
Professional: autonomy, critical thinking, leadership, conflict resolution, advanced skills improvement, professional roles, boundaries, working with difficult people, handling manipulation, succession planning
• Quality: evidence-based care, program evaluation, continuous quality improvement, process studies, outcome studies, practical applications of data, preventing errors, research

Educational Objectives:
• List major health care issues that commonly affect incarcerated individuals, including diabetes, hepatitis, HIV, hypertension, mental illness, oral health and substance abuse
• Describe current legal, ethical and administrative issues and ways to prevent potential problems that arise in correctional settings
• Employ new practices for the treatment of major health care issues in order to better manage common medical, nursing, dental and mental health problems found in correctional settings
• Express increased understanding of common correctional health care issues by exchanging ideas with colleagues about new developments in specialty areas

Topic
✔Chronic Pain Management
  Chronic Pain Management
✔Pain Management
  Pain Management
✔Dementia
  Dementia
✔HIV
  HIV
✔Medical Errors
  Medical Errors
✔Professional Medical Ethics
  Professional Medical Ethics
✔Medical Ethics
  Medical Ethics
✔Suicide Assessment & Prevention
  Suicide Assessment & Prevention
✔Risk Assessment
  Risk Assessment
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