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Posted Oct 8, 2021
The CCHP board of trustees welcomes 121 new CCHPs and congratulates 154 individuals who earned specialty certification in the third quarter of 2021.
Posted Oct 4, 2021
Our October "Quick Questions" asked CCHPs for their opinions on barriers to care in their facilities and the current status of MAT. Facility leaders and supervisors should be aware of the stress being experienced by the staff to ease burnout and support quality care. Q1 CCHPs were asked to identify the top three barriers to care in their facilities and to compare them to the barriers they faced before the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020. As in many other fields and industries, staf…
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    …