Date & Time
Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
106 How Intake Screening Is Vital to Reducing Legal Liability*

As the first interaction between an inmate and medical staff, the intake screening is critical. Appropriate intake presents an opportunity to flag both acute concerns, such as intoxication, and chronic issues like hypertension and behavioral abnormalities. Analyzing the process reveals the strengths and weaknesses of the staff and the facility and can highlight potential areas of liability.

Educational Objectives

  • Recognize medical concerns at intake that require immediate intervention
  • Define disabilities and chronic conditions identified at intake that require, or may require, follow-up
  • Identify the aspects of intake that lead to risk and liability.

Skill Level Basic

Content Areas Legal, Medical