Skip to main content
Western Kentucky University

WKU Health Services : Health Services News

Congratulations to Kathy Trulock


AHIMA Logo

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.

Categories
Latest Health News
Questions and Answers on Ebola

The current Ebola outbreak is centered on three countries in West Africa: Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, although there is the potential for further spread to neighboring African countries.

Ebola Virus Is Outpacing Efforts to Control It, World Health Body Warns

In an ominous warning as fatalities mounted in West Africa from the worst known outbreak of the Ebola virus, the head of the World Health Organization said on Friday that the disease was moving faster than efforts to curb it.

Rates of new lung cancer cases drop in U.S. men and women

Tobacco control efforts are having a major impact on Americansí health, a new analysis of lung-cancer data suggests.

Featured Articles
5 Ways to Drop Your Soda Habit

How does one ditch a dependence on soda? Here are five tips for kicking your soda habit for good.

Real or fake sugar: Does it matter?

Are artificial sweeteners used in soft drinks and foods safe? Will they make us fat? How much is too much? Science doesn't have all the answers yet, but researchers have some clues.

List of 'Salty Six' Foods May Surprise You

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
download excel.

Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
download word.

Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
download powerpoint.

Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
download quicktime.

 
 Last Modified 9/24/14