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Standards Q & A: Policy vs. Practice, Pharmacy Inspections, and More

Staggered Suicide Monitoring

Q: During our survey, the surveyors cited Standard B-05 Suicide Prevention and Inte… Continue Reading ›

New GAO Report Recommends That Policies for Pregnant Women in DOJ Custody Align With National Guidelines

A new report from the Government Accountability Office noted that while the U.S. Marshals Service and the Bureau of Prisons have policies on pregnancy-relate… Continue Reading ›

“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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Standards Q&A – COVID, Physicals, DNR

by Jim Martin, MPSA, CCHP,vice president of program development

Access to Care in the Time of COVID-19

Q: We have a question … Continue Reading ›

Transitions in Health Services: Don’t Let Change Disrupt Patient Care

By Brent R. Gibson, MD, MPH, CAE, FACPM, CCHP-P

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge society, and corrections in particular, it’s importa… Continue Reading ›

NCCHC Standards Meet COVID-19. When the chips are down, go all in.

By Jim Martin, MPSA, CCHP,vice president of program development, NCCHC

Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation. – Zig Ziglar.

Neve… Continue Reading ›

Suicide Prevention Resources

Inmate suicide is one of the most serious challenges in corrections. To help the field save lives, we share our standards on suicide prevention and other use… 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 ›