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NURS147AobjMHjail - 2 Recognize the role and function of...

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SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY School of Nursing NURS 147A Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Practicum Phyllis M. Connolly, PhD, APRN-BC, CS Objectives for Observational Visit SCC Main Jail, Mental Health Unit As a result of the two week experience from 8:00 am to noon, in the Adult Custody Mental Health Unit, Santa Clara County Main Jail students will be able to: 1. Explain the role and function of the forensic nurse;
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Recognize the role and function of the multidisciplinary team; 3. Discuss the treatment and issues related to mental health services in the jail; 4. Discuss mental health issues related to need for incarceration; 5. Describe the discharge plan for ex-inmates; and 6. Describe the plans for medication compliance & mental health services after release. 9/5/05 P. M. C...
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