Accreditation Surveyors

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NCCHC survey teams are made up of experienced physicians, nurses, health administrators and other health professionals who understand corrections and combine that knowledge with professional expertise.

They will review medical records as well as policies and procedures; interview health staff, correctional officers and inmates; and tour the facility. At the end of the survey, an exit conference will be conducted to discuss their preliminary findings.

Specially trained surveyors visit correctional facilities seeking accreditation to measure compliance with NCCHC standards. These individuals share their time and knowledge because they are committed to the cause of improved quality in correctional health care.

"When I worked at the jail, I used most of my vacation days doing surveys. I learned so much and found it so rewarding. It made me a better administrator and correctional health care professional.” — Tracey Titus, RN, CCHP-RN, NCCHC Vice President, Accreditation