Louisville Phone: (502) 897-1794
Indiana Phone: (812) 920-0408
Physical Therapy: (502) 897-1790

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Louisville Phone: (502) 897-1794
Indiana Phone: (812) 920-0408
Physical Therapy: (502) 897-1790

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic

4130 Dutchmans Lane
Suite 300,
Louisville, KY 40207
Phone:
(502) 897-1794
Fax:
(502) 897-3852
Physical Therapy:
(502) 897-1790

Northgate Medical Center

3605 Northgate Court
Suite 207
New Albany, IN 47150
Phone:
(812) 920-0408

Sarah B. Zerhusen DNP, APRN, NP-C

Sarah is a certified Nurse Practitioner working alongside Madhu R. Yakkanti, M.D, who specializes in the area of hip and knee joint replacements and fracture management.

Sarah is a certified Nurse Practitioner working alongside Madhu R. Yakkanti, M.D, who specializes in the area of hip and knee joint replacements and fracture management. She grew up in Louisville and graduated from Centre College where she earned a B.S. in Biology. While attending Centre, Sarah was a four time all-conference and all-American honorable mention volleyball player. After graduating from Centre, Sarah obtained a B.S. in Nursing from Bellarmine University. She then completed her graduate degree at the University of Kentucky where she earned a Doctorate of Nursing Practice specializing as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Previous to her employment at the Louisville Orthopedic Clinic, Sarah gained experience in orthopedics as a staff nurse in the trauma/surgical intensive care unit and outpatient surgery center at the University of Louisville Hospital, where she worked for six years. She also gained experience in medical and pharmaceutical research after serving as a clinical research coordinator for two years.

Sarah became board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board in 2018 and has been practicing in orthopedics. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing in 2011.


OFFICE ADDRESS
4130 Dutchman's Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
Phone: (502) 897-1794
Fax: (502) 897-3852

LICENSING/CERTIFICATIONS:
2018 - present American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board, Family Nurse Practitioner – certification # - F07182262
2011 - present Kentucky Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse – license # 1128249
2015 - present CITI Good Clinical Practice Certification
2009 - present Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider
2011 - present Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:
2017 - 2018 Assessment of the need for a depression screening process in patients with select dermatologic problems, Principal Investigator

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS:
March 2011. “Addressing Educational Needs of Nursing Staff Regarding Catheter Associated UTI’s.” Poster presentation. Capstone Project - Bellarmine University Lansing School of Nursing. Louisville, KY.
May 2012. “An Educational Intervention to Reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in the Adult Surgical ICU: Evaluation of Nurses’ Knowledge” Poster presentation. Nurse Residency Project – University of Louisville Hospital. Louisville, KY.
April 2018. “Assessment of the need for a depression screening process in patients with select dermatologic problems.” Practice Inquiry Project Presentation – University of Kentucky College of Nursing. Lexington, KY.

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS:
March 2011. “Addressing Educational Needs of Nursing Staff Regarding Catheter Associated UTI’s.” Poster presentation. Capstone Project - Bellarmine University Lansing School of Nursing. Louisville, KY.
May 2012. “An Educational Intervention to Reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in the Adult Surgical ICU: Evaluation of Nurses’ Knowledge” Poster presentation. Nurse Residency Project – University of Louisville Hospital. Louisville, KY.
April 2018. “Assessment of the need for a depression screening process in patients with select dermatologic problems.” Practice Inquiry Project Presentation – University of Kentucky College of Nursing. Lexington, KY.

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:
2017- present University of Louisville Hospital Outpatient Surgery Center, Registered Nurse Pre-op/PACU, Infusion
2015 - 2017 Dermatology Specialists Research, Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator 2011 - 2015 University of Louisville Hospital Surgical/Trauma Intensive Care, Registered Nurse 2012 - 2014 Norton Clinical Agency – Intensive Care Units, Registered Nurse