Prescribing psychotropic medications to incarcerated women requires both the ability to distinguish certain differences specific to this gender population and to recognize the additional contextual challenges of clinical practice in a correctional environment. This presentation will address such considerations and provide the prescriber with a practical overview of key concepts of women's psychiatric and behavioral health care.
- Examine the inherent challenges in the provision of care for unique women's health needs in corrections
- Summarize clinical aspects of women's psychiatric principles across the maternal life cycle
- Discuss women-specific disorders and related concerns