The geriatric population in correctional settings has increased over time. This presentation will review many aspects of caring for this population, including a discussion of a hospice program with incarcerated workers, completing POLST/MOLST advance directives with incarcerated patients, and the legal landscape surrounding physician-assisted suicide.
- Describe common disorders leading to hospice care in corrections
- Identify different types of dementia and the importance of early advance directives
- Discuss state law variances regarding advance directive options