Date & Time
Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
RT - 02 Know Your Limitations: When to Refer to a Higher Level of Care

Patients in the correctional setting frequently present with untreated, complex medical issues. Deciding when and where patients should be referred to a higher level of care can be difficult and fraught with liability. This presentation will educate participants on a systematic approach to determining whether to refer patients to a higher level of care and how to manage those critical referrals.

Educational Objectives

  • Identify the limitations of care available in one's correctional health care setting
  • Discern the type of care needed and manage the referral by using current standards of practice
  • Determine the plan of care and follow-through for the best clinical outcome