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Michael L. Kenney, Director

Michael L. Kenney, Director

Appointed: September 25, 2013

Nebraska Dept. of Correctional Services
P.O. Box 94661
Lincoln, NE 68509-4661
(402) 471-2654

ProgramsFamilies & Friends Public Interest

Services Provided

(Not all services provided at all facilities)

 

Audiology

Behavioral Health

Chronic Care Clinics

  • Cardiac
    • Hypertension
    • Stroke
    • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Diabetic
    • Insulin Dependant
    • Non-Insulin Dependant
  • Neurology
    • Seizures
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Pulmonary
    • Tuberculosis
    • Asthma, COPD
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV
  • General
    • Cancer
    • End Stage Renal Disease
    • Sickle Cell Anemia

Dental

Diagnostic radiology

Inpatient Care

The Nebraska Department of Corrections has three facilities which support inpatient care.  The Diagnostic and Evaluation Center is licensed for 9 beds, Tecumseh State Correctional Institution is licensed for 10 beds, and the Nebraska State Penitentiary is licensed for 12 beds.

Laboratory

Optometry

Patient Education

Pharmacy

Primary Care Clinics

Physical and Speech Therapy

Specialty Clinics

The Nebraska Department of Corrections offers various onsite specialty clinics.  The following is an example of some of the clinics offered within the correctional setting.

  • Neurology
    Monthly visits are accomplished by a Neurologist at the various institutions within the Nebraska Department of Corrections.
  • Infectious Diseases
    Monthly visits are accomplished by an Infectious Disease specialist at the various institutions within the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services.
  • Internal Medicine
    Weekly visits are accomplished by an Internal Medicine physician at the various institutions within the Nebraska Department of Corrections.
  • Hospice Care
    All inmates within the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services are offered end of life support by Asera Care Hospice. Families are included with the service provided by Asera Care Hospice to deal with the death and dying process.
  • Chemotherapy
    Inmates with a diagnosis of cancer are offered chemotherapy under the supervision of an oncologist at the Nebraska State Penitentiary.  Nurses providing this service are certified with the ONS and maintain a clinical competency for the administration of chemotherapy.
  • Hemodialysis
    The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services offers home hemodialysis at the Nebraska State Penitentiary.  This is with contractual agreement of the Dialysis Center of Lincoln.  The inmate as well as nursing staff is trained to perform the dialysis treatment.  This provides the inmate with the Department of Correction vision point of preparation for medical care once the inmate is discharged back to the community which he resides.
  • Orthopedic
    Visits are conducted by orthopedic surgeon at CCC-L, DEC, LCC, and NSP.