Journal of Correctional Health Care
The Journal of Correctional Health Care is the only national, peer-reviewed scientific journal to address correctional health care topics.
Published quarterly under the direction of editor John R. Miles, MPA, JCHC features original research, case studies, best practices, literature reviews and more to keep correctional health care professionals informed of important trends and developments. Topics addressed include clinical care, health services and support, personnel and staffing, ethical issues, medical records, quality improvement, risk management and medical-legal issues.
Continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, psychologists, CCHPs and others are available through a self-study exam in each issue.
Call for Papers: Interested in contributing an article? Please consult our author guidelines. Authors whose manuscripts are accepted must complete a conflict of interest disclosure form, and will be asked to provide learning objectives and exam questions for NCCHC's continuing education program.
- Author Disclosure Form (PDF)
- Continuing Education Program (PDF)
- Tips for Writing Learning Objectives (PDF)
Please see Publishing Opportunities for potential topics of interest and other information.
Call for Reviewers: If you would like to lend your expertise to help ensure that Journal articles are of the highest quality, consider becoming a reviewer (PDF).
Article Abstracts: All abstracts dating to Volume 1 are available at Sage Journals Online, http://jchc.sagepub.com.
Publisher Contact Info: Please address all subscription inquiries, orders, back issues, claims and renewals to:
JCHC is published by Sage Publications, a well-regarded international publisher of journals, books and electronic media for the scholarly, educational and professional markets. This alliance benefits researchers and practitioners through expanded access to the best available research in this growing field. Together, NCCHC and Sage provide resources to enhance the practice of correctional medicine. Visit the JCHC archive at Sage Publications.
JCHC is indexed in the National Library of Medicine's PubMed database of biomedical citations and abstracts.
Simplify Your CE!
The Journal of Correctional Health Care
Self-Study Exam is the simplest way to earn CE credits specific to correctional health care. And now it is even easier! The exam is available online exclusively, which means you will be able to take the test and print your certificate as soon as you finish reading the issue. To access the exam in its new online format, log in at orders.ncchc.org.
For detailed information about how to purchase and access the exam, download these step-by-step instructions.