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Off Label May Keep Your MAT Patients On Track

As we work with more facilities seeking to treat patients with opioid use disorder, a specific challenge has emerged with injectable extended-release naltrex… Continue Reading ›

Educate Your Patients and Coworkers About the COVID-19 Vaccine

As our approach to COVID-19 takes a new turn with the introduction of vaccines, it’s time to prepare for educating staff and incarcerated people on the imp… Continue Reading ›

Clinical Care of the COVID-19 Patient

by James W. Grigg, MD, Ross MacDonald, MD, and Rachael Bedard, MD.

A significant amount of national attention has focused on the risks of coronavirus… Continue Reading ›

Coping with COVID-19 in the New Year

by Joseph V. Penn, MD, CCHP-MH

As we bid farewell to 2020 and welcome 2021, I hope that you are feeling encouraged by the arrival of the COVID-19 vacc… Continue Reading ›

Your #1 Coronavirus Question, Answered

Q: I am concerned about maintaining our facility’s accreditation status because, in response to COVID, we have made some changes in the way we provide … Continue Reading ›

Call for Vaccine Education Plans and Materials

Are you developing vaccine education plans and materials for your facility? Social media is sending mixed messages that may confuse the messaging coming from… Continue Reading ›

Strategies for Promoting CCHP Certification to Your Team

By Michael Teasdale, RN, CCHP

Full disclosure: I did not obtain my CCHP certification until I had been in nursing management for quite some time. It w… Continue Reading ›

Monitoring: An Essential Component of Health Services

In a recent session I moderated at the National Conference on Correctional Health Care, we were fortunate to have the perspectives of Sheriff Earnell Lucas a… Continue Reading ›

Get vaccinated against the flu while waiting for the COVID-19 vaccine!

As COVID-19 surges across the United States and staff and individuals in correctional facilities are especially vulnerable due to the congregate setting and … Continue Reading ›

Supporting Our Patients, Supporting Ourselves

By William Elliott, PhD, Correctional Mental Health Consultant and Trainer

Physicians, nurses, mental health professionals, and other health care empl… Continue Reading ›