Standards Q&A


Access to Care

  Intoxication and Withdrawal

Access to Custody Information

  Juvenile Standards


  Juveniles in Adult Facilities

Administrative Meetings and Reports

  Medical Autonomy

Aids to Impairment


Medical Diets

Blood Draw Procedures


Medical Necessity

Chronic Disease Services


Medication Administration Training

Clinic Space, Equipment & Supplies

  Medication Services

Clinical Guidelines


Mental Health Screening & Evaluation

Clinical Performance Enhancement


Mental Health Standards

Clinical Preventive Services

  Mental Health Training for Correctional Officers

Communication on Patients’ Health Needs

  NCCHC Awards



Nonemergency Health Care Requests

Continuing Education


Opioid Treatment

Continuity of Care


Oral Care

Continuous Quality Improvement

  Orientation for Health Staff 

Discharge Planning

  Patient Escort

Disciplinary Reports


Patients With Special Health Needs



Pharmaceutical Operations

Emergency Services and Response  

Policies and Procedures

End-of-Life Decision Making   Privacy of Care
Environmental Health and Safety  

Professional Credentials

Facility Construction  

Professional Development

Family Support Resources  

Psychotropic Medication

Forensic Information  

Receiving Screening

Health Assessment  

Response to Sexual Abuse

Health Care Liaison  

Responsible Health Authority

Health Records  

Restraint and Seclusion

Health Training for Correctional Officers  

Right to Refuse Treatment

HIPAA Issues  

Segregated Inmates

Hospital and Specialty Care   Segregated Juveniles
Infants in Correctional Facilities   Self-Defense 
Infection Prevention and Control Program   Sick Call 
Infirmary-Level Care  


Information on Health Services  

State Regulations

Informed Consent  

Suicide Prevention Program

Initial Health Assessment  

Time Frames

Inmate Death

  Transfer Screening

Inmate Workers

  Transgender Health Care 


  Use of Tobacco