Help with Forensic Unit

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    [color=#423f3f]i am currently completing my leadership clinical at a hospital that is trying to develop a forensic unit into their emergency department in order to better, more effectively, and safely serve the incarcerated patient population. i would love any advice on how your hospital was able to effectively design and implement a forensic unit. here are some of the areas that we need information on but please feel free to share anything. thank you so much for you time!
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    [color=#423f3f]interview questions for forensic unit
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    [color=#423f3f]1. ed specifications:
    [color=#423f3f]1. [color=#423f3f]size of your ed
    [color=#423f3f]2. [color=#423f3f]number of beds/rooms
    [color=#423f3f]3. [color=#423f3f]self pay vs. insurance mix
    [color=#423f3f]4. [color=#423f3f]estimated number of patients seen per month
    [color=#423f3f]5. [color=#423f3f]teaching hospital/residency program
    [color=#423f3f]2. [color=#423f3f]why did your hospital decide that a forensic unit was needed
    [color=#423f3f]1. [color=#423f3f]how long ago was the forensic unit established
    [color=#423f3f]2. [color=#423f3f]how many beds does the forensic unit have
    [color=#423f3f]3. [color=#423f3f]type of patients seen on unit
    [color=#423f3f]4. [color=#423f3f]inclusive/exclusive criteria for patients on unit
    [color=#423f3f]3. [color=#423f3f]planning of unit:
    [color=#423f3f]1. [color=#423f3f]who
    [color=#423f3f]2. [color=#423f3f]cost
    [color=#423f3f]3. [color=#423f3f]outside agency support (ex: sheriff department)
    [color=#423f3f]4. [color=#423f3f]room needs related to safety
    [color=#423f3f]4. [color=#423f3f]staffing model:
    [color=#423f3f]1. [color=#423f3f]rn to patient ratio
    [color=#423f3f]2. [color=#423f3f]pca
    [color=#423f3f]3. [color=#423f3f]huc
    [color=#423f3f]4. [color=#423f3f]security (staffed or 1:1 deputy)
    [color=#423f3f]5. [color=#423f3f]changes in data:
    [color=#423f3f]1. [color=#423f3f]walk out rate before and after unit
    [color=#423f3f]2. [color=#423f3f]press gainey scores before and after unit
    [color=#423f3f]3. [color=#423f3f]financial consideration (costs vs. gaines)
    [color=#423f3f]4. [color=#423f3f]safety data before and after unit (ex: security being called to er)
    [color=#423f3f]6. [color=#423f3f]specific forensic unit policies
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