Jiapeng Huang elected Secretary/Treasurer of Kentucky Medical Association
Jiapeng Huang MD, PhD, FASA, FASE, an anesthesiologist with UofL Health and UofL Physicians, has been elected secretary/treasurer or the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA). Dr. Huang is also an academic advisory dean, professor and vice chairman in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine at University of Louisville. Dr. Huang will serve a three-year term with KMA.
UofL Health celebrates Nursing Professional Development Week Sept. 13-19
Every year in September, nursing professional development practitioners (NPD) around the world celebrate Nursing Professional Development Week. Especially in critical times, the education and support NPD practitioners provide to frontline workers is crucial.
UofL Health received multiple Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awards
Three UofL Health facilities have received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospitals’ commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
Updated announcement for UofL Health nurses who reside in Indiana
All RN’s with an Indiana primary state of residence (PSOR) who do not complete the entire IN multi-state license (MSL) process prior to Oct. 31 will be permitted to renew their KY RN license during the regular KY renewal period (Sept. 15 – Oct. 31). At the time of renewal in KY, nurses must submit proof to the KBN that they have initiated the IN licensure process.
UofL Health–Mary & Elizabeth Hospital and Frazier Rehabilitation Institute receives recertification in pulmonary rehabilitation
Congratulations to UofL Health–Mary & Elizabeth Hospital and Frazier Rehabilitation Institute Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs recent recertifications and UofL Health Shelbyville Hospital Cardiovascular certification by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).