Since 1994, a diverse group of professionals has come together for the single purpose of planning a conference to meet the unique learning needs of YOU – the nurses and other personnel delivering healthcare in detention and correctional settings across Wisconsin. We're excited to meet again in 2023 - IN PERSON!
Thursday, May 4 - Friday, May 5, 2023
Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Green Bay - Directions
- To enable registered nurses and other correctional personnel to better collaborate and utilize new knowledge and skills to improve the mental and physical health of inmates of adult and juvenile correction and detention facilities
- To optimize the safety, professional satisfaction, and personal resilience of all personnel delivering healthcare in a challenging environment.
- Registered nurses, physicians, counselors, social workers, administrators, and security personnel employed in correctional and detention facilities or health departments.
CONFERENCE SCHEDULE OVERVIEW - DRAFT on 3/24
We're working on session descriptions - please check back!
Wednesday, May 3 - NCCHC Certification Exam 3:00-5:00 pm
2:45-3:00 pm - Check-in for exam
See 'NCCHC Certificate Exam' tab below for more details on registering
Thursday, May 4 - Conference sessions 9:45 am-7:30 pm
Continental breakfast, lunch and dinner included; Exhibit Hall open Thursday only
Conference Social prior to dinner; Dessert, Door Prizes, and Games follow dinner presentation
Friday, May 5 - Conference sessions 8:30 am-4:00 pm
Networking breakfast and lunch included
Thursday AND Friday - $185.00
Thursday only - $100.00
Friday only - $100.00
STUDENT RATE: Thursday & Friday - $85.00
There is no 'Student Rate' offered for single-day registration. Only full-time students qualify for this discount.
Register and pay online with a credit card or request an invoice for payment. Payment is preferred PRIOR TO the day of the event.
Registration Deadline: April 27, 2023
REGISTRATION - Open! Click HERE
WNA requires ALL attendees to monitor their symptoms and be up to date on COVID-19 vaccination. If you are symptomatic (fever, shortness of breath, cough, muscle or body aches, vomiting or diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell) it is best that you stay home. Due to the on-going COVID pandemic, we strongly recommend masks be worn when indoors at the conference, and if transmission levels are high in Brown County at the time of the conference, we may require them to be worn indoors for all attendees.
The NCCHC CCHP certification exam will be offered on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 from 3:00-5:00 PM prior to the CHCC Conference at the Radisson Green Bay.
Please visit the NCCHC website for more information on deadlines and the application process.
The 2023 Correctional Health Care Conference is jointly provided by the Wisconsin Nurses Association and the Consortium of Correctional Health Care Professionals. This 2-day conference offers participants up to 11.5 contact hours of nursing continuing professional development credit.
Training Credits: Certified law enforcement, tribal law enforcement, jail, and juvenile detention officers may claim up to 11.5 credits toward their annual LESB recertification training requirements. Certified Correctional Health Professionals (CCHPs) may claim up to 11.5 hours toward their annual NCCHC recertification continuing education requirements.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Participants must complete the online conference evaluation for the overall conference and each session attended by Sunday, May 21, 2023 to receive the contact hours.
Link to Online Conference Evaluation - opens during conference
There will be a $25 charge to have WNA re-open the online evaluation after May 21. This option for late completion will be available only until November 21, 2023. Go to www.wisconsinnurses.org/reopen-eval/ for more information.
Relevant Financial Relationships: There are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for those involved with the ability to control the content of this activity. (Updated as scheduling is finalized)
Wisconsin Nurses Association is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
A block of standard rooms are available for Wednesday, May 3, 2023 and Thursday, May 4, 2023 at the rate of $90.00/night. You will be required to provide a credit card upon making the reservation, but you will not be charged until you check out. Be prepared to show necessary identification/documentation at check-in to receive the state room rate. If your reservation should be tax-exempt, proof of tax-exempt status must be presented at check in; otherwise, state and local taxes will be charged.
Deadline to reserve at this rate: Wednesday, April 19, 2023. To receive the discounted room rate, call 920-494-7300, and identify yourself as a conference attendee for the Correctional Healthcare Conference.
Hotel website: https://www.radissonhotelsamericas.com
Location/Directions: CLICK HERE
We are excited to be back in person, we hope you can join us! Please consider supporting our conference in the following ways...
SPONSOR the Conference
$1,500 fee to Sponsor - which includes a FREE Exhibit table!
EXHIBIT at Conference on Thursday, May 4 - 9:00 am to 1:15 pm
$400 fee for For-Profit Organizations
$150 fee for Non-Profit Organizations
- For more specifics on Sponsoring or Exhibiting at this event, please visit the exhibitor/sponsor registration form below
- Registration Deadline: Monday, April 10
(to be recognized in the printed program, registration must be received by April 5)
EXHIBITOR/SPONSOR REGISTRATION FORM - Click Here
WNA requires ALL attendees, including Exhibitors, to monitor their symptoms and be up to date on COVID-19 vaccination. If you are symptomatic (fever, shortness of breath, cough, muscle or body aches, vomiting or diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell) it is best that you stay home. Due to the on-going COVID pandemic, we strongly recommend masks be worn when indoors at the conference, and if transmission levels are high in Brown County at the time of the conference, we may require them to be worn indoors for all attendees.
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