Date & Time
Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
RT - 03 Expect the Unexpected: Complex Detox Cases

This roundtable will share cases from a community jail to demonstrate the challenges and opportunities of providing care in this setting. Participants will review the cases from the perspective of nursing, primary care, and mental health, with exploration of themes of desensitization, the changing landscape of substance abuse, and the difficulties of physical complaints presenting as mental health diagnoses.

Educational Objectives


  • Compare and contrast similarities and differences between cases of substance withdrawal and mental health presentations
  • Describe symptoms of desensitization among health care providers in a correctional setting
  • Examine three strategies for managing care with individuals who present frequently to health care