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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

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Congratulations to Kathy Trulock


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Kathy Trulock, MPH, CPHS achieves certification with the American Health Information Management Association


Congratulations to Kathy Trulcok for successfully completing the requirements and exam to become Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) - Broaden Your Horizons in Privacy and Security.

The CHPS credential:

•Denotes competence in designing, implementing, and administering comprehensive privacy and security protection programs in all types of healthcare organizations

•Demonstrates a choice to focus and advance by specializing in the privacy and security dimensions of HIM

•Shows a commitment to advancing privacy and security management practices and lifelong learning and professional development


CHPS applicants must meet one of the following eligibility requirements for the CHPS examination:

• Associate’s degree and six (6) years’ experience in healthcare privacy or security management

• Healthcare information management credential (RHIT®) and minimum of four (4) years of experience in healthcare privacy or security management.

• Baccalaureate degree and a minimum of four (4 ) years’ experience in healthcare privacy or security management

•Healthcare information management credential (RHIA®) and minimum of two (2) years of experience in healthcare privacy or security management

• Master's or related degree (JD, MD, or PhD) and two (2) years of experience in healthcare privacy or security management

To learn more about the Certification in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) click here.

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