3053.0 Opportunity & Danger: Health Research in American Prisons

Monday, November 5, 2007: 8:30 AM
Presentation 1: Institute of Medicine Ethical Protections for Research with Prisoners In 2006, the Institute of Medicine, commissioned by DHHS, has reviewed ethical considerations on research involving prisoners. This presentation will review their report and its five actions to provide ethical protections for prisoners. Presentation 2: Overcoming Correctional Politics and Policies to Study Prison Health Issues This presentation will examine a range of methodologies used to study prison health and health care, with primary attention to research on prison health care systems and the empirical study of prisons as institutions which constrain or create health or illness among prisoners. Focus on issues of research access, data collection methods, ethical issues, data presentation formats, and applications. Presentation 3: Issues in Conducting Research with Women Prisoners Using examples from the presenter's clinical research, this presentation will explore important issues involved in conducting clinically-based research with women prisoners, including subject recruitment, securing IRB approval, subject recruitment, informed consent, coercion, confidentiality and strategies for overcoming institutional.
Session Objectives: Recognize ethical threats to the conduct of research in American prisons Identify solutions to methodological challenges in conducting research in American prisons Increase familiarity with Institute of Medicine recommendations on conducting research in prison settings

9:10 AM

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Organized by: Medical Care
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Mental Health

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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