Clinical Update in Correctional Medicine: What do Clinicians Need to Know in 2020?

In this session, Dr. Kendig discusses key advances in evidence-based medicine from 2020 that have practical implications for managing incarcerated patient populations in U.S. jails and prisons.

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of  physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals caring for incarcerated patient populations.

 

Learning Objectives

 
After participating in this activity, clinicians should be able to:
 
  • Detail updates in preventive medicine and infectious diseases
  • Describe new management strategies for treating chronic diseases
  • Apply new evidenced-based medicine to correctional medicine practice
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Completion
Course opens: 
09/17/2020
Course expires: 
09/17/2023

Speaker

Newton E. Kendig, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Criminal Justice Health Initiative
 

 

 

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences requires that all individuals involved in the development and presentation of CME activity content disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interest(s). GW identifies and resolves all conflicts of interest prior to an individual’s participation in an educational activity.
 
The following faculty, planners, and staff report they have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interest(s):
 
  • Newton Kendig, MD (Speaker & Planner)
  • Kathryn Binney (Staff)
  • Leticia Hall (Staff)
  • Naomi Loughlin (Staff)
  • Sheena King (Staff)  

For Physicians 

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

Other Healthcare Professionals

A certificate of participation will be provided to all other healthcare professionals.
 
Many credentialing bodies such as the ANCC, AANP, and AAPA) accept certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. If you have doubts whether an activity will qualify for CE, please contact your certifying organization for clarification on credit eligibility.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Completion
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