RECORDING Breaking the Chain of Infection: Nurses in Corrections 2 11/05/20
Breaking the Chain of Infection: A Best Practice Update on HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and STIs. A Short Course for Nurses Working in Corrections-Session 2
Recorded on November 5, 2020
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HCV Screening and Treatment for Correctional Facility Nurses
Presented by: Marguerite Beiser, ANP-BC, Director of HCV Services, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
Brief overview/description: We review the recommendations and clinical considerations around screening, diagnosis, and treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV). We discuss the nursing role in facilitating and supporting successful HCV treatment in the correctional setting.
Meeting People Where They Are At to Reduce Drug Related Harm
Presented by: Kerry Nolte, Ph.D., FNP-C, Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of New Hampshire; Chair, New Hampshire Harm Reduction Coalition
Brief overview/description: Health care providers have opportunities to engage and support clients who use drugs in collaborative goal setting to reduce risk for overdose and infection. This primer discusses how harm reduction strategies can be utilized with incarcerated persons and provides resources for additional learning.
Nurse's Discussion Board available after this session: