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General Information



Educational Development
General Information

Continuing Nursing Education
Baptist Health Lexington is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) to provide continuing education credits for nurses.

Program Approvals
Unless otherwise stated, all offerings sponsored by Baptist Health Lexington have been approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN).

Accreditation
Approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN). KBN approval of an individual C.E. provider does not constitute endorsement of program content. To meet Kentucky Board of Nursing requirements participants must attend the entire session, participate in pre- and post-test(s) when applicable and evaluate the offering. An individual who misses 15 minutes at any time of any CE program may stay and audit the presentation but will not receive contact hours or certificate. Nurses must bring their nursing license number to each CE offering. If you do not have your license at time of registration make arrangements to come to the Education office to sign your license number on the roster and receive your certificate unless other arrangements are made with program planner.
Provider Number: 4-0012; Expiration Date: December 31, 2016.

Class/Program Cancellations
All class and/or program cancellations must be in writing (Baptist Health Lexington employees). 

Click on the class/program where you registered in Class Listings for correct individual (click on link) to contact (i.e., any symposium, NRP, etc. cancellations are not through the Education office). This is to ensure you are not inadvertently charged. 

Program/Class Discounts
-Baptist Healthcare System employees receive 50% discount for most CE classes and symposiums (manuals not included)

-BPSC Personnel: 50% discount (manuals not included)
-Nursing Faculty (full time): 4 hours and under are free (manuals not included)

Continuing Education Credits are also provided for various allied health professionals.

Signing In on Class Day
Please arrive early enough to allow for sign-in process. Courses will begin at time listed. RNs/LPNs must provide nursing license at time of registration. Certificate will not be issued if license number is not provided on the sign-in roster (Social Security numbers are not accepted at this institution). An individual who misses 15 minutes at any time of any CE program may stay and audit the presentation but will not receive contact hours or certificate. Certificates will not be mailed.  

Registration/Fees for Non-Employees (Excluding Symposiums/Workshop)
Non-employees are charged $10 per contact hour unless otherwise specified. Meals are not included unless specified.

Pre-registration Deadline for Symposiums and Workshops
Registration and payment must be received seven (7) calendar days prior to most workshops/symposiums, unless otherwise indicated on the registration form. Preregistration ensures adequate materials and sufficient time to notify registrants if cancellation is necessary.

Acceptance for Symposiums
Applicants may assume acceptance upon receipt of payment unless otherwise notified.

Late and On-Site Registration
Late registration may be accepted if space is available and may be subject to a $5.00 (or greater) late fee.

Attendance
To receive continuing education credit, participants must attend the entire session, participate in pre- and post-testing when applicable and evaluate the offering. An individual who misses 15 minutes at any time of any CE program may stay and audit the presentation but will not receive contact hours or certificate. RNs must have their license (Social Security numbers are not accepted) indicated on roster to receive CE certificate(s).

Cancellation of Program/Class
Fee shall be refunded in full if offering is canceled.
Fee shall be refunded less a $10.00 processing charge for individual cancellations.
We reserve the right to cancel programs for insufficient enrollment.
For certification classes (if applicable): 50% refund if your cancellation is less than 4 weeks (minus extra $10.00 processing fee).

Substitution(s)
We reserve the right to substitute equally qualified speakers.

Room Environment
Due to various temperature controls, it is recommended to wear layered clothing or bring a light sweater or jacket.

 


Class Locationeducation center

Baptist Health Lexington provides CE offerings at:

  • Education Center - Building E
  • 1720 Nicholasville Road (lower level)

Programs are occasionally offered in other locations as indicated on the program registration flyer/brochure.