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Department for Public Health Nursing Office

Joy Hoskins, RN, BSN, BA
Director of Nursing
Director, Division of Women's Health
275 E. Main St.
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-3970 ext. 4065

Nurse Executive Council (NEC)

Mission: Provide public health nursing guidance and direction to Kentucky local health department nurse leaders, APRNs, and clinical and community health nurses. This guidance shall include policies and procedures, the distribution of best practices, networking opportunities, and links to other nursing resources. The platform of this committee shall be the promotion and heightened visibility of public health nursing.

NEC Charter FY 2013

NEC Team Leader:

NEC Team:

Continuing Education Opportunities

TRAIN Courses

Abusive Head Trauma:

  • Understanding Abusive Head Trauma: A Program for Nurses - TRAIN number 1029373

Mandatory Reporting:

  • Initial Training: Mandatory Reporting of Child/Adult Abuse, Neglect, Violence and Human Trafficking per Kentucky Statute webcast - TRAIN number 1028362
  • Annual Training: Kentucky State Laws Regarding Mandatory Reporting and Human Trafficking module - TRAIN number 1034386


  • HIV/AIDS Professional Education in KY... Making It Count - Online Module - TRAIN number 1021131


Last Updated 2/28/2017