Date & Time
Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
318 Pharmacological Considerations for Incarcerated Women

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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



Mental Health