Membership in the society is available to those individuals who are active in the field of healthcare engineering and related healthcare fields.
Membership in the society becomes effective with a completed application form and receipt of the specified dues.Healthcare Personnel / Engineer Membership is for those employed in a healthcare-related profession at a healthcare facility. Healthcare Personnel / Associate Membership is for those employed in a profession other than healthcare or are a healthcare vendor/contractor.
Healthcare Personnel - $50/year.
- Healthcare Vendors - $50/year.
Student Membership is $0 and is for Kentucky students who are full time or part time in a healthcare related field. If you are a student and wanting to be a member please email your transcript to email@example.com and your account will be set up for you after verification.
The Kentucky Society of Healthcare Engineers (KSHE) is a professional society devoted exclusively to the education, development and expansion of skill and standards of the Environment of Care disciplines, as performed in healthcare facilities.
KSHE’s members are those professionals who are interested in personal advancement and who engage in one or more of the following healthcare team responsibilities:
- Plant Operations
- Plant Engineering
- Safety Management
- Clinical Engineering
- Facility Manager
- Life Safety
- Risk Management
- Infection Control
- Related Healthcare Fields
What does KSHE do for its members?
Educational meetings on such topics as engineering management, energy conservation, preventive maintenance, managing a medical equipment program, electrical safety, fire safety and codes, and standards updates are held throughout the year.
An annual statewide conference is held to learn the latest information on current issues from the experts and to exchange ideas with society members from across the state.
Members are provided with an official list of all members, officers, committees and sponsors.
How does KSHE benefit the profession?
KSHE activities help members to further develop their professional abilities and provides opportunities for members to exchange ideas and keep abreast of their discipline through its meetings, contact with members, its quarterly newsletter and the interactive KSHE website.
As part of KSHE's Certification Program, KSHE offers a Certified Healthcare Engineer program to provide recognition for members who excel and to motivate those who wish to excel, and sponsors programs designed to encourage its members to participate in industry professional certifications, such as Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager (CHFM) and Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA).