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 finalizing great speakers for our conference.  Refer to the documents below for a preliminary schedule of sessions and presenters. Conference Brochure will be available soon – please check back.

DRAFT 2018 Jail Health Care Conference Agenda updated 3-28-18
DRAFT 2018 Jail Health Care Conference Schedule and Session Descriptions updated 3-28-18

Registration Form   is now open!

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 form (click here). Once you have your PO# you must complete your registration online – do not mail or fax this form.

You should receive an email verifying your registration details immediately after submitting your online form. Please check your ‘spam’ or ‘junk’ folder if you do not see it in your inbox within 5 minutes.

Conference Registration Deadline: May 16

Monday & Tuesday – $150
Monday only – $75
Tuesday only – $75
Student (full time) rate: Monday & Tuesday – $75 (there is no single-day rate for students)

11.5 contact hours of continuing education credit will be available for the 2018 conference. Participants must complete the online evaluation by June 12, 2018 in order to generate a certificate to document their attendance and CE contact hours earned.

  • 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

All session handouts submitted by presenters will be posted on this webpage for participants to view/download/print a week before conference.  They may also be accessed by the free wifi at the conference, and will remain posted for 6 months after conference.

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 (check-in 4:30-5:00 pm).  Please see the National Commission on Correctional Health Care website for more information and to apply online.  Deadline to apply to NCCHC: April 16, 2018

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel for the nights of May 20-21 at the State rate of $82 for single, $99 for double.  To reserve, call the hotel at  at 920-230-1900 (toll free 1-855-230-1900) and ask for the ‘Jail Health Care Conference’ room block.  Cut off date for this room rate: April 27, 2018

We welcome your participation! Please see below for more information and registration forms.

2018 Jail Health Exhibitor Information and Registration FormPDF copy
2018 Jail Health Exhibitor Registration Formfillable Word.doc


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

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

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.