Free Preconference Seminar on HCV

Posted Feb 26, 2015

Hepatitis C is a serious concern in corrections. To help correctional health professionals better understand this complex issue, the NCCHC Spring Conference is offering a free preconference seminar, Latest Advancements in HCV Management in Corrections, on Sunday, April 12, from 1:30 pm to 5 pm. The seminar offers 3.5 hours of continuing education credit. Advance registration is required. (Supported by an independent educational grant from AbbVie)

But that's just the beginning. You can count on the Spring Conference to feature dozens of cutting-edge sessions, excellent speakers and up-to-date information you need to do your job effectively. With a broad range of subjects spanning the continuum of care, the lineup offers something for everyone. Here's just a sample:

  • Effective Communication: Training Frontline Staff in Motivational Interviewing Techniques
  • Treating Dementia: What Do the Outcome Data Teach Us?
  • How to Predict and Manage Changes in Health Care Costs
  • Utilizing Inmates as Peer Health Educators
  • Sick Call: Managing Difficult Patients' Expectations
  • Understanding Gender Dysphoria in a Correctional Environment
  • Developing Connectivity: Innovations in Discharge Planning and Reentry
  • Pain Management in Patients With Substance Use Disorders
  • Tuberculosis: Preventing the Next Outbreak
  • Nursing Care Challenges of Women Behind Bars
  • Why Are You Being Sued? Important Differences Between Medical Malpractice and Deliberate Indifference Claims
  • A Case Study Approach to Predicting and Reducing the Risk of Avoidable Hospital Readmissions
  • Nurses' Assessment of Dental Problems

Start Monday morning off right by attending an educational breakfast session with infectious disease specialist Harish Moorjani, MD, who will discuss the latest developments in HIV/AIDS. (Sponsored by Merck)

All events take place at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. Register by March 6 to receive the early-bird discount. For more information and to register, visit