Managing Adult and Juvenile Offenders with Chronic Illness

Managing Adult and Juvenile Offenders with Chronic Illness  

In your role as a correctional officer/youth care worker, you are called upon to work with juveniles/adults with chronic illnesses. Your knowledge and comfort level dealing with the unique challenges that such individuals face has important implications for your safety, as well as the safety of that individual. In this course, you will learn how a chronic illness is different from other illnesses. You will also receive information about the most common chronic illnesses, along with specific ways to handle the situations associated with them. By completing the interactive exercises and real-world examples in this training, you will be well on your way to working as effectively as possible with adult and juvenile offenders with chronic illness.


Hours: 2.00


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Course Details

Course Code: EL-MAJOCI-CORR-0
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2020
Learning Objectives:
Explain the difference between chronic illness and other kinds of illness.
List chronic illnesses and symptoms commonly found in juvenile and adult offenders.
Describe techniques to safely manage offenders with chronic illnesses.

A. Learning Objectives B. Course Description: C. Understanding Chronic Illness among Juveniles and Adult Inmates D. Meet Tom E. Litigation F. Right to Access Care G. What Is Chronic Illness? H. Chronic, Emergent, Acute I. Prevalence of Chronic Illness among Juveniles J. Prevalence of Chronic Illness among Adults K. Characteristics of Care for Juveniles and Adult Inmates with Chronic Illness L. Meet Rita. M. Collaborative Partnership N. Two-Way Street O. Common Chronic Illnesses P. Introduction Q. Asthma R. Asthma Symptoms and Triggers S. When to call 9-1-1 T. Meet Bobby U. Diabetes V. Types of diabetes W. Diabetes and Insulin Reactions X. Diabetes and comas Y. Epilepsy Z. AIDS AA. Infectious Diseases: Exposure BB. Tuberculosis CC. Cardiovascular Disease DD. Cardiovascular Disease: Symptoms, Emergency EE. What is A Stroke? FF. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) GG. Conclusion HH. Summary II. References JJ. Congratulations

Staff Writer: Janice Hill
Janice B. Hill, RN, MPH, LHRM, began her career with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office in 1978 as a nurse assigned to develop the Intake Screening Process at the County Jail. She is a graduate of St. Petersburg College with a degree in Nursing and a Masters Degree in Public Health from the University of South Florida. She is a licensed health care risk manager for the state of Florida. Ms. Hill serves as a Commissioner for ACA Commission on Accreditation for Corrections. Disclosure: Janice Hill has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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