Correctional Health Curriculum Enhancement Through Focus Groups

  title={Correctional Health Curriculum Enhancement Through Focus Groups},
  author={H L Haley and Warren J Ferguson and Arthur M. Brewer and Janet Fraser Hale},
  journal={Teaching and Learning in Medicine},
  pages={310 - 317}
Background: Little has been published describing curricular experiences in correctional health (CH). Purposes: Our goal is to articulate a curriculum cognizant of the special needs of the correctional health care worker. Methods: We conducted focus groups with nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians focused on content crucial to prepare competent medical professionals committed to careers in correctional health. Results: Six main themes emerged from the data, which… 
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