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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.
Posted Jan 10, 2014
Since alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) represents an important preventable cause of death in corrections, the National Commission on Correctional Health Care has issued a new guideline for alcohol detoxification in correctional settings.
Posted Jan 9, 2014
Providing health care in correctional institutions is challenged by growing health care costs and a higher prevalence of chronic and infectious disease, mental illness and substance abuse. To address these concerns, will hold the 2014 Spring Conference on Correctional Health Care, a comprehensive four-day event, taking place April 5-8.