Spring Conference on Correctional Health Care

April 11 - April 14, 2015

Bright ideas and new solutions! In one of the nation's most vibrant cities, this conference brings peers together to address specific challenges, make new contacts and leave with more preparation and confidence for the everyday questions and strategic issues you face.

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Bright ideas and new solutions

Conference April 13-14 * Preconference Seminars April 11-12 * Exhibits April 12-14

Start the year off right by planning to attend the NCCHC Spring Conference in exciting New Orleans. The conference brings peers together to address specific challenges, make new contacts and leave with more preparation and confidence for daily patient care issues and emerging crises and opportunities. 

NCCHC has been a pioneer in establishing correctional health care standards and helping thousands of correctional systems provide quality health services cost-effectively. Meet the people and the organization that are leading the way.


Registration will open in November. Fees are available for your planning. We look forward to seeing you in New Orleans!

Registration Rates


March 5

March 6 -
April 3


Conference registration*  $345 $395  $420
One-day (Monday or Tuesday) $195  $210 $235
Preconference seminar: full day $185 $185  $195
Preconference seminar: half day $99 $99  $109
Guest or spouse (exhibit hall events only) $75  $75 $75
Speaker $195 $195  $220


* Members of the Academy of Correctional Health Professionals receive a discount of $25 on the early, regular and on-site rates. To join the Academy of Correctional Health Professionals, simply sign up when you register. This group is independent of NCCHC and the discount is offered as a courtesy.

Conference registration includes access to all conference events and educational sessions from Sunday evening through Tuesday, including roundtable discussions, any provided breakfasts or lunches and all exhibit hall events. One-day registration provides access to all events and sessions scheduled for that day. 

Cancellation Policy

Notification of cancellation must be made in writing. Cancellations received by March 27 will be refunded less a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations after March 27. Delegate substitutions are allowed at any time, but NCCHC must be notified in writing. Registrants who fail to attend the conference and do not notify NCCHC are responsible for full payment.

Funding Approval Tips
While the issues you face continue to grow in number and complexity, there’s no doubt that getting to a conference poses budget difficulties for many professionals in our field. Here are some ideas to get your approval on track so you can join your peers in New Orleans. 


Daily Schedule

Saturday, April 11 - Preconference seminars

Sunday, April 12 - Preconference seminars, CCHP exam, exhibit hall open/welcome reception

Monday, April 13 - Opening session, exhibit hall open, educational sessions

Tuesday, April 14 - Exhibit hall open, educational sessions

A detailed schedule of events will be available in December 2014.

Experience the Big Easy Like Never Before

All events will take place at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113. The rate is $189 single or double. Reserve your room through this link.  

This beautiful AAA Four Diamond hotel features 1,193 strikingly sophisticated guestrooms with breathtaking city views. Enjoy award-winning cuisine at deliciously unique eateries — 8 Block Kitchen & Bar, Vitascope Hall, Borgne, Q Smokery & Cafe and Pizza Consegna. You'll also love the convenience of Starbucks™ and Lagniappe Exchange, the 24-hour fresh market and gift shop.

With a prime downtown location, you'll enjoy easy access to the Big Easy's most exciting attractions. Sit back and relax while sightseeing on the Loyola Avenue Streetcar, which passes directly in front of the hotel, or take a walk to the historic French Quarter and Mississippi Riverfront, located just one mile away.

ALERT: NCCHC has received reports that unauthorized companies may pose as the official housing vendors for the Spring Conference. These companies are not affiliated with NCCHC. For your own protection, please exercise caution when making hotel and travel arrangements with such entities. NCCHC only guarantees hotel room rate, availability, benefits and protection for reservations made through the Hyatt Regency. If you choose to book with an unauthorized vendor, please verify its credentials first and independently confirm that your reservations have been made and will be honored by directly contacting your chosen hotel.


Participation in NCCHC’s Certified Correctional Health Professional program is an investment in your future that will give you a professional edge. Certification recognizes the mastery of national standards and the knowledge expected of leaders in this complex, specialized field. The CCHP credential is a symbol of achievement and leadership, and is highly valued not only by participants but also by employers.

Learn more about CCHP now, including the specialty certifications for mental health and nursing, and advanced certification.  

The CCHP, CCHP-RN and CCHP-MH exams will be offered on Sunday, April 12, at 1:00 pm. Applications are due by March 6. View the CCHP calendar

The CCHP application and exam are NOT included in your conference registration; they are separate activities. To apply, visit www.NCCHC.org/CCHP.


Participate in the NCCHC Spring Conference on Correctional Health Care—one of the world’s largest gatherings of professionals and experts covering all aspects of correctional health care.

Attendees will come from all segments of the correctional health care community: administrators, medical and mental health directors, physicians, nurses, mental health professionals and more to share insights, find solutions and identify best practices.

Connect with more decision makers than you can in months of knocking on doors and sending emails. Sign up for a cost-effective exhibition booth today!

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Need more information? Help in creating a customized marketing plan? Contact Carmela Barhany, sales manager, at 773-880-1460 ext. 298 or Sales@ncchc.org.