Standards Q&A - National Commission on Correctional Health Care
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Standards Q & A

Access to Care

Access to Custody Information


Administrative Meetings and Reports

Aids to Impairment

Blood Draw Procedures

Chronic Disease Services

Clinic Space, Equipment & Supplies

Clinical Guidelines

Clinical Performance Enhancement

Clinical Preventive Services

Communication on Patients' Health Needs


Continuing Education

Continuity of Care

Discharge Planning

Disciplinary Reports


Emergency Services and Response

End-of-Life Decision Making

Environmental Health and Safety

Facility Construction

Family Support Resources

Forensic Information

Health Assessment

Health Care Liaison

Health Records

Health Training for Correctional Officers

HIPAA issues

Hospital and Specialty Care

Infants in Correctional Facilities

Infection Prevention and Control Program

Infirmary-Level Care

Information on Health Services

Inmate Death

Inmate Workers

Intoxication and Withdrawal

Juvenile Standards

Juveniles in Adult Facilities

Medical Autonomy

Medical Diets

Medical Necessity

Medication Administration Training

Medication Services

Mental Health Screening & Evaluation

Mental Health Standards

Mental Health Training for Correctional Officers

NCCHC Awards

Nonemergency Health Care Requests

Opioid Treatment

Oral Care

Orientation for Health Staff

Patient Escort

Patients With Special Health Needs

Pharmaceutical Operations

Policies and Procedures

Privacy of Care

Professional Credentials

Professional Development

Psychotropic Medication

Receiving Screening

Response to Sexual Abuse

Responsible Health Authority

Restraint and Seclusion

Right to Refuse Treatment

Segregated Inmates

Segregated Juveniles

Self Defense

Sick Call


State Regulations

Suicide Prevention Program

Time Frames

Transfer Screening

Transgender Health Care

Use of Tobacco