Date & Time
Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
405 Louisiana State Penitentiary: Textual Analysis of Correctional Staff Views on End-of-Life Care*

Using Louisiana State Penitentiary as a case study, this session will describe an analysis of correctional staff members' views on delivering end-of-life care. This presentation covers the meaningful experiences of staff members participating in a hospice-based peer-inmate program, as well as future research considerations to attain a better understanding of the needs of the dying and their essential providers.

Educational objectives

Discuss the experiences of correctional staff who deliver essential care for dying, incarcerated individuals

Examine the role correctional staff members play within correctional hospice-based programs

Summarize the needs of the dying and their providers

Level: Basic

Professional Issues