Date & Time
Monday, November 1, 2021, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
418 Receiving Screening Process: More Than Just Asking Questions

People entering correctional facilities present actual and potential medical, dental, and psychological issues that may affect their well-being while in custody. This talk will discuss the importance of accurate and comprehensive receiving screening in providing quality care and reducing bad patient outcomes, transmission of infectious diseases, and liability. It will address referrals to providers, documentation and observations noted, and appropriate housing of inmates.

Educational Objectives:

State the importance of obtaining accurate and comprehensive health information at admission

Describe the proper documentation of all information gathered and all observations

Discuss proper provider referrals and housing decisions based on findings from the receiving screening

Level: Basic