Preconference Seminars

Get a comprehensive review of NCCHC Standards. Using and understanding the standards will help you assure quality in your facility, reduce risk of lawsuits and adverse patient outcomes, and prepare you for the CCHP exam.

There is a registration fee of $99 for each course. Purchase a copy of the Standards at www.ncchc.org/ncchc-store.

MONDAY, APRIL 19, 11 AM – 2:30 PM CT

  • Tracey Titus, RN, CCHP-RN, CCHP-A, Centurion, LLC
  • Jeffrey Alvarez, MD, CCHP-P, CCHP-A, NaphCare

 

This seminar will review the 2018 Standards, NCCHC’s recommendations for managing medical and mental health care delivery in adult correctional facilities and the foundation of its accreditation program. These editions recognize current best practices, with an emphasis on the latest changes to the standards. Whether or not your facility is accredited (or plans to be), this practical seminar will give guidance in how to implement an effective correctional health care system and demonstrate compliance with the standards. Please have a copy of the Standards (jail or prison) available. 3.5 CE credits $99

MONDAY, APRIL 26, 10 AM – 12:30 PM CT

  • Judith Cox, MA, CCHP, JFC Consulting
  • Sharen Barboza, PhD, CCHP-MH, Barboza Consulting, LLC

 

The Standards for Mental Health Services provides a framework for improved mental health care delivery and outcomes in adult correctional facilities. The foundation of NCCHC’s mental health accreditation program, these standards parallel those for health services, but they make more explicit  what is required for adequate delivery of mental health services. This practical seminar will explain what the standards say with regard to the general areas of care and treatment, clinical records, administration, personnel and legal issues. You will leave equipped to implement quality improvements that will lead to more efficient and effective delivery of services, better patient care, fewer adverse events, and reduced liability risk. Please have a copy of the Standards available. 2.5 CE credits. $99

MONDAY, APRIL 26, 1 PM – 4 PM CT

  • Joseph Penn, MD, CCHP-MH, UTMB Managed Care
  • Tracey Titus, RN, CCHP-RN, CCHP-A, Centurion, LLC

 

This seminar will discuss the Standards for Juvenile Facilities, NCCHC’s recommendations for managing medical and mental health care delivery in juvenile detention and confinement facilities. These standards parallel those for adult health services in format and substance while making more explicit what the standards require for adequate delivery of health services for juveniles. Whether or not your facility plans to be accredited, this practical seminar will explain what the standards say with regard to the general areas of care and treatment, clinical records, administration, personnel and legal issues. You will leave equipped to implement quality improvements that will lead to more efficient and effective delivery of services, better patient care, fewer adverse events, and reduced liability risk. Please have a copy of the Standards available. 3 CE credits. $99