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Medication Administration in the Correctional Setting

Medication Administration in the Correctional Setting

Medication Administration in the Correctional Setting

Lorry Schoenly
Lorry Schoenly
on behalf of Pedagogy Incorporated

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Launch date: 13 Oct 2017
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Last updated: 01 Feb 2018

Reference: 184965

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Administering medication is one of the most important … and one of the most risky...health care processes in corrections. Frequent legal and licensure issues surrounding medication possession and administration make this a nursing process of significant concern. Due to the secure environment of a correctional setting and the limited movement of the patient population, medications are administered through several processes. All standard administration principles still apply in the correctional setting but additional concerns must also be managed.

This course provides an overview of three key process for medication administration in a correctional setting along with safety tips and special issues.

Objectives

After participating in this educational session, you will be able to:
1.Describe standard principles of medication safety in correctional settings for direct observation, prepackaged, and keep-on-person administration processes.
2.Explain staff safety concerns when administering medication in the correctional setting.
3.Outline special issues in medication administration in a correctional setting.
Lorry Schoenly

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Lorry Schoenly
on behalf of Pedagogy Incorporated

Lorry Schoenly, PhD, RN, CCHP-RN is a nurse author and educator specializing in the field of correctional health care. She provides consulting services to jails and prisons across the country on projects to improve professional nursing practice and patient safety.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70
  • Georgia Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators
  • 1.00 Units -
    Exam Attempts: 3
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    Exam Pass Rate: 50

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