Magazine article Corrections Today

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Magazine article Corrections Today

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Article excerpt

ACA has partnered with the University of Maryland to offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at our conferences. CEUs help employees earn professional recognition for completing educational and training programs. Participants who register for the program will earn 1.0 CEU from the University of Maryland for every 10 hours of program activities that they attend. After the Conference, ACA will send participants their certificates.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:

At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to:

* Demonstrate competence in the limitations of correctional medicine concerning specific aspects of patient care

* Determine those inmates/detainees that have a Constitutional right to health care and at what level care must be provided

* Choose between differing approaches to medical, mental health and substance abuse problems suffered by inmates

* Establish coordination and cooperation between security and treatment personnel

TARGET POPULATION:

Physicians, nurses, mental health professionals, correctional administrators, treatment staff, security, educational staff, other corrections personnel, and public health professionals who works with offenders

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the Nova Southeastern University Health Professions Division and the American Correctional Association. …

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