The UK College of Nursing’s BREATHE Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) training program recently received accreditation from the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs, making it one of only 18 accredited training programs for tobacco treatment in the world.
The BREATHE TTS training program was developed as a collaborative effort by UK and community partners interested in establishing ...more
A new and much-requested service has been added to the My UKHealthCare patient portal: online bill payment.
To access online bill payment, simply log in to your portal account and choose “My Account” in the top right menu and then choose “Billing.”
The My UKHealthCare patient portal is a convenient, secure way for patients to connect with UK HealthCare ...more
Joanne Brown DNP, APRN
Written by Joanne Brown, DNP, APRN, an adjunct instructor in the UK College of Nursing and women’s health nurse practitioner at University Health Service.
Toxic shock syndrome, or TSS, is a life-threatening illness that occurs when poisonous toxins are released into the bloodstream, potentially damaging skin tissue and harming vital organs, such ...more
Dr. Clark Kebodeaux
Written by Clark Kebodeaux, an assistant professor in the UK Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science.
It's an unfortunate statistic: Kentucky ranks third in the nation in drug overdose deaths. Although much of this stems from opioid overdoses related to prescription or illicit drugs, the statistic covers all examples of drug overdose, including those ...more
For many families across Kentucky, the start of the school year also means the start of the fall sports season.
Almost three out of every four families with school-aged kids have at least one child who plays organized sports. That's great! Sports provide physical, emotional and social benefits for kids of all ages. But with sports unfortunately ...more