Online Program

Jail and prison health

Monday, November 4, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Session Objectives: Describe threats to health during incarceration, particularly in New York City jails. Analyze factors related to self-harm. Identify harmful, unethical, or illegal treatment of women inmates with respect to sterilization. List professional concerns regarding women's health care.
Kawika Liu, MD, PhD, JD

Self-harm and solitary confinement in the NYC jail system   
Homer D. Venters, MD MS, Daniel Selling, PsyD and Ross MacDonald, MD
Prevalence and incidence of traumatic brain injury among incarcerated New York City adolescents   
Ross MacDonald, MD, Fatos Kaba, MA, Alpha Haque and Homer D. Venters, MD MS

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Organized by: Medical Care
Endorsed by: Ethics SPIG, Law, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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