Jail Health Care Conference

Monday, May 8-Tuesday, May 9, 2017 
Wilderness Hotel – Glacier Canyon Lodge, Wisconsin Dells

23rd Annual Jail Health Care Conference – BROCHURE

2017 Schedule of Sessions and Registration Fees 

– $150 per professional for both days
– $75 per professional for one day
– $75 per student (full time) for both days (there is no on-day rate for students)


Registration for this conference must be completed online for all payment types:
Credit Card – processed through PayPal, but no personal PayPal account is required
Check – register online and mail check to WNA office
Purchase Order – register online and provide a PO# – WNA will email an invoice*
* If you need to submit a paper registration form to your employer in order to generate a PO#, please use this document to do so. Once you have your PO# you must complete your registration online.

You should receive an email verifying your registration details immediately after submitting your online form. Please check your ‘spam’ folder if you do not see it in your inbox within 5 minutes. Contact Janine at the WNA office with questions on payment janine@wisconsinnurses.org or 608-221-0383 ext. 201.

Registration Deadline: May 3, 2017

Overnight Room Block

A block of Double Queen w/Sofa rooms has been reserved at the Glacier Canyon Lodge for the special room rate of $82 single/$99.99 double/triple/quadruple occupation (this is the State rate). Rooms have microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker…and include waterpark passes.  See the Room Block Invite for more details.
To receive the discounted conference rate, call 1-800-867-9453 and state you are with ‘WNA Annual Jail Health Care Conference’ – Group Number 585569 by April 24, 2017.

Continuing Education Credit

11.0 contact hours of continuing education credit will be available for the 2017 conference.

  • Continuing Nursing Education credit for nurses and other healthcare professionals
  • LESB recertification training credits for law enforcement, jail, and juvenile detention officers
  • NCCHP recertification CE hours for CCHPs

Participants will be required to complete the online conference evaluation by May 29, 2017 (Memorial Day) in order to generate a certificate to document their attendance and CE contact hours earned. There will be a $25 charge for the WNA office to provide access to the online evaluation after this date. 

CCHP Testing

The National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) will offer the CCHP and CCHP-RN certification exams at the Glacier Canyon Lodge on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 3:30-5:30 pm. Visit www.ncchc.org for more information on qualifications and how to apply.
Application Deadline: April 4, 2017


2016 Healthcare Resources Directory – updated September, 2016 – Wisconsin County Jails, Secure Juvenile Detention Facilities, and DOC Adult/Juvenile Institutions.

You will receive a copy of all handouts at the conference.  Handouts will also be posted below and available for several months following conference.


We welcome your participation!  Please see below for more information and registration forms.
2017 Jail Health Exhibitor Registration Information and Form – PDF
2017 Jail Health Exhibitor Registration Form – fillable Word doc

WNA office – new address!  2820 Walton Commons – Suite 136, Madison, WI 53718

Questions? Please contact the WNA office at 608-221-0383 or (800) 362-3959

Wisconsin Nurses Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.