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Acting Out: Maladaptive Behavior in Confinement ›
This book examines a problematic group of inmates—those who appear to sabotage their own rehabilitation by repeated displays of violence, disruptiveness or otherwise self-defeating behavior.

Bates Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking,
7th Ed. ›

This concise pocket-sized guide contains all of the critical information needed to obtain a clinically meaningful health history and conduct a thorough physical assessment.

Clinical Guide: Skin & Wound Care, 7th Ed. ›
This compact guide will help clinicians deliver wound care that's appropriate for patient needs and cost-effective.

Clinical Practice in Correctional Medicine, 2nd Ed. ›
This critically acclaimed text comprehensively covers the medical issues specific to the correctional setting—essential, practical information available nowhere else.

Code of Ethics for Nurses With Interpretive Statements ›
Since 1950, the American Nurses Association’s Code of Ethics has established the ethical standards for nurses across all levels, roles and settings.

Communication, Collaboration, and You: Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Nursing Practice ›
This practical resource will help RNs to improve their communication skills as an interprofessional team player and better contribute to a healthy workplace environment.

Compact Clinical Guide to Chronic Pain Management: An Evidence-Based Approach for Nurses ›
This clinically oriented book uses a clear, systematic format to provide nurses and physicians with quick access to pain management guidelines.

Correctional Health Care: Guidelines for the Management of an Adequate Delivery System ›
Painstakingly prepared by principal author and editor B. Jaye Anno, PhD, CCHP-A, this is an essential reference for every jail, prison and juvenile facility.

Correctional Mental Health: From Theory to Best Practice ›
This broad-based guide presents a biopsychosocial approach for professionals learning to treat criminal offenders in a correctional mental health practice.

Correctional Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Ed. ›
Correctional registered nurses provide health care and related services, including advocacy, health education, preventive care, research and clinical care.

Correctional Psychiatry: Practice Guidelines and Strategies ›
This two-volume master reference provides hands-on, clinically oriented, evidence-based practice guidelines and strategies for working with incarcerated psychiatric patients. Order both volumes and save $30!

English & Spanish Medical Words & Phrases, 4th Ed. ›
This pocket-sized reference book is the perfect resource for health care professionals who care for Spanish-speaking patients.

Essentials of Correctional Nursing ›
Written and edited by correctional nurses with thousands of hours of experience, this essential text provides a comprehensive body of current, evidence-based knowledge about the best practices to deliver optimal nursing care to the incarcerated population.

Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice, 2nd Ed. ›
This best-seller is a user-friendly guide to evidence-based practice in nursing and health care, with real-life examples to help readers actualize important concepts and overcome barriers to implementation of evidence-based care.

Handbook of Correctional Mental Health, 2nd. Ed. ›
Changes in patient demographics and treatment modalities make it essential that psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses and others who serve the inmate population have the most practical, up-to-date and comprehensive resource.

How to Identify Suicidal People—A Systematic Approach to Risk Assessment ›
This book describes a comprehensive system of conducting suicide risk assessments that are clinically sound, professionally responsible and legally defensible.

The Legal Health Record: Regulations, Policies, and Guidance,
2nd Ed. ›
This important book explains, from a record manager's perspective, how to create health records that are better organized and offer better legal defensibility, and how to lead teams through the processes necessary to clearly understand and organize strategies and workflows.

Nurses’ Handbook of Health Assessment, 8th Ed. ›
Renowned for its holistic perspective and step-by-step approach, this pocket-size text takes you through every stage of the nursing assessment for adults and special populations.

Nursing 2015 Drug Handbook ›
Formatted for ease of use, the 35th edition of this best-seller provides practical information more than 900 generic and thousands of brand-name drugs.

Nutrition and Foodservice Management in Correctional Facilities,
3rd Ed. ›
Essential for the dietetic professional working in the correctional arena, this manual addresses issues pertinent to both the newcomer and those familiar with corrections.

A Practical Approach to Analyzing Healthcare Data ›
This book provides a basic, HIM-focused overview of statistics meant to orient the reader to data analysis concepts, rather than providing a full course in statistics.

Practical Guide to Correctional Mental Health and the Law ›
Failure to provide constitutionally mandated mental health care exposes the institution and its staff to liability. In this one-volume “library,” correctional mental health care law experts tell you what you should do—and what the law says you must do.

Psychiatric Services in Jails and Prisons, 2nd Ed. ›
Over 700,000 adults enter the criminal justice system each year with active symptoms of serious mental disorders. What are the correctional health care provider's duties and responsibilities?

Public Health Behind Bars: From Prisons to Communities ›
This book examines the burden of illness in the growing prison population, analyzes the considerable impact on public health as prisoners are released, and explores how care can be coordinated between correctional and community health care providers.

Quality Guidelines for Hospice and End-of-Life Care in Correctional Settings ›
These guidelines will help correctional facilities start, build and sustain sound palliative care and hospice programs.

Rehabilitating Sexual Offenders: A Strength-Based Approach ›
Sexual offender treatment often takes an aggressive approach that confronts denial, but research has shown that this does not alter criminogenic factors related to reoffense.

Standards for Health Services: Jails, Prisons ›
Developed by leaders in the fields of health, law and corrections, NCCHC’s nationally recognized Standards lay the foundation for constitutionally acceptable health services systems.

Standards for Health Services in Juvenile Detention and Confinement Facilities ›
Developed by leaders in the fields of health, law and corrections, NCCHC’s nationally recognized Standards lay the foundation for constitutionally acceptable health services systems.

Standards for Mental Health Services in Correctional Facilities ›
NCCHC developed these standards specifically for mental health services in conjunction with an accreditation program.

Standards for Opioid Treatment Programs in Correctional Facilities ›
These standards represent the requirements for corrections-based opioid treatment programs seeking accreditation from NCCHC.

Standards Reference Sets and CCHP Study Packages ›
The Reference Sets offer our best-selling publications at a substantial savings. The Study Packages are essential study aids for the CCHP, CCHP-MH and CCHP-RN exams.

Substance Abuse Treatment for Criminal Offenders: An Evidence-Based Guide for Practitioners ›
Part of the APA’s Forensic Practice Guidebooks series, this book takes a comprehensive look at what interventions work in assessing and treating substance-abusing offenders.

Substance Dependence and Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders: Best Practices for Diagnosis and Clinical Treatment ›
This master reference is the first comprehensive handbook that provides a full treatment of the most common psychiatric conditions that typically co-occur with substance use disorders.

Tobacco Cessation for Correctional Populations: A Health Education Manual, 2nd Ed. ›
This resource contains two modules: (1) education on the health effects of tobacco use, how to quit in the correctional environment and how to stay quit upon release, and (2) facilitator instructions, reproducible handouts and a list of additional resources.

Treating Adult and Juvenile Offenders With Special Needs ›
This book takes a comprehensive look at the history, rights, standards and treatment in correctional mental health services.