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Posted Apr 11, 2014
The NCCHC Spring Conference on Correctional Health Care fired up the field in “Hotlanta” with an excellent turnout, rave reviews and top scores from attendees for enhancing professional practice and providing tools to improve patient outcomes.
Posted Mar 24, 2014
Newly revised, the 2014 Standards for Health Services for jails and prisons present NCCHC’s latest recommendations for managing health services delivery in adult correctional facilities.
Posted Jan 31, 2014
The CCHP program welcomes 104 new CCHPs, 17 CCHP-MHs and 8 CCHP-RNs.
Posted Jan 21, 2014
Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH, director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will present on correctional health as it relates to HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs and tuberculosis at the plenary session of the Spring Conference on Correctional Health Care on April 7, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta.
Posted Jan 13, 2014
NCCHC has issued a new guideline on Adolescent ADHD. Individuals involved with the justice system show significantly higher rates of ADHD than appear in the community. When this risk factor is identified in adolescents already involved with the justice system, it is especially important to help manage and treat ADHD so they can avoid additional behaviors that lead to further incarceration.