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“The CCHP Program Is for Correctional Health Executives Too”

“Knowing the NCCHC standards and becoming certified is just as important for correctional health administrators as it is for nurses, physicians, and ot… 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 ›

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 ›

Correctional Medicine’s Movers & Shakers: CCHP-Ps

The CCHP-P program was launched in 2015 to give correctional physicians (the second P in CCHP-P) an opportunity to earn a credential that acknowledges their … Continue Reading ›

NCCHC Foundation Scholarship Winners Say Thank You

In keeping with one area of the NCCHC Foundation’s focus – scholarships, opportunities for continuing education, and workforce development – 30% of all… Continue Reading ›

NCCHC’s New Board Chair Shares His Thoughts about Coping with COVID-19

by Joseph V. Penn, MD, CCHP-MH:

I was recently asked how correctional health care has changed since the last time I was NCCHC chairman in 2008 and 200… Continue Reading ›

COVID information and more at the National Conference

The National Conference on Correctional Health Care, taking place online November 2-4, features a full slate of sessions for all aspects of correctional heal… Continue Reading ›

Confronting Injustice: Don’t Let Fear Get You Down

by Robert M. Morris, MD, CCHP-P

Recent events in the United States have generated a lot of conversations about racism, a plea for ongoing discus­sion… Continue Reading ›

Webinar: NCCHC 2018 Health Services in Jails and Prisons: A Year Later

August 20, 1-3 pm CDT 

Two years in the making, the 2018 Standards were revised, reorganized and simplified to create a more user-friendly guide for those… Continue Reading ›

Webinar: Preventive Health Care for Incarcerated Women

July 30, 1-2 pm CDT 

Providing preventive health care, including reproductive health care, to incarcerated women poses unique challenges. This webinar will … Continue Reading ›