Jail Health Care Conference

Monday, May 21-Tuesday, May 22, 2018 
Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center
Oshkosh, WI

The Consortium of Correctional Healthcare Professional is busy at work securing great speakers for our next conference.  Please check back for the conference schedule and registration information in early 2018.

The NCHC Certified Correctional Health Professional (CCHP) Exam will be offered again this year at the conference site on Monday, May 21 from 5:00-7:00 pm.  Please see the National Commission on Correctional Health Care website for more information and to apply online.  Deadline to apply: April 16, 2018


THANK YOU to the 11 motivating speakers and 150 motivated participants that made this conference great!  Hope to see you again next year…

2017 Conference participants celebrate “WNA t-shirt-n-jeans Friday”

Continuing Education Credit

11.0 contact hours of continuing education credit are 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 must have completed the online conference evaluation by June 1, 2017 in order to generate a certificate to document their attendance and CE contact hours earned.  There is a $25 charge for the WNA office to provide access to the online evaluation after this date. This option will only be available for 6 months following the conference.
Request to Reopen Evaluation


2017 Healthcare Resources Directory – updated June, 2017 – NEW – updated for Pierce County.  Wisconsin County Jails, Secure Juvenile Detention Facilities, and DOC Adult/Juvenile Institutions.

Keynote – A View from Inside
Plenary I – Arrest Your Stress: Self-Care for Corrections Staff
Plenary II – Serving the Transgender Community: Layered Identity and the Importance of Empathy (resource list)
Plenary III – Forensic Nursing: A Unique Specialty
Plenary IV – Documentation and Testifying in Jail Litigation (PowerPoint handout)
Plenary IV reference handout
Plenary V – Current Legal Issues in Corrections Care
Plenary VI – Managing Your Attitude to Maximize Your Performance

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.