Browse 60 CCHP Newss
Posted Sep 2, 2021
Certified Correctional Health Professionals (CCHPs) have voted to reelect Leonora Muhammad, DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, CCHP, to the CCHP Board of Trustees. She is the associate vice president of patient care services for Corizon Health and has been a correctional nurse for 15 years. Her new three-year term begins on November 1. As a member of the board of trustees, she is part of a critical committee responsible for all aspects of governing the CCHP program, including examination content, scoring…
Posted Jul 1, 2021
The CCHP board of trustees welcomes 136 new CCHPs and congratulates 29 individuals who earned specialty certification in the second quarter of 2021.
Posted Jun 30, 2021
As part of our ongoing surveys of CCHP experiences and attitudes, we sent a survey to all CCHPs in May. We received 135 responses. "Not applicable" responses have been excluded from the percentages shown below. One of the key elements of NCCHC accreditation is to make sure that custody and health care are working together and that custody has training in health care issues. This quarter's survey asked CCHPs about their experiences with training in their facilities. Question 1 …
Posted Apr 5, 2021
As we move into April, the COVID-19 vaccine has become more plentiful. Our first quarter "Quick Questions" survey received responses from 191 CCHPs. This is a convenient sample of responses from a survey sent to all current CCHPs between March 22 and April 1. So far, it appears that rates for vaccination in CCHPs are quite high. For the incarcerated and our partners on the custody side, more education is needed. However, this survey shows rates higher than those in other national surveys.…
Posted Apr 5, 2021
The CCHP board of trustees welcomes 70 new CCHPs and congratulates 18 individuals who earned specialty certification in the first quarter of 2021.