CAPTURE Falls stands for Collaboration And Proactive Teamwork Used to Reduce Falls. The safe transfers and mobility webinar is one of a series of educational webinars created to support fall risk reduction teams as they implement and sustain evidence-based changes in the structure and process of their fall risk reduction program.
The Sonography Journal Club met for the first time on October 23, 2014, with 12 participants. The journal club is a way for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program to stay connected/integrated with their clinical sites. They meet bimonthly over lunch, and topics are related to what is relevant to their ever-expanding profession. CE credits are also provided for attendees.
On Saturday, October 11th, at the state business meeting luncheon in Lincoln, the Nebraska Physical Therapy Association (NPTA) honored members who continue to make outstanding and substantial contributions to the profession and association.
Joe Norman, PT, PhD, CCS, FAACVPR, program director in the UNMC Division of Physical Therapy Education, was the recipient of the Mary Ellen Sacksteder Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of Physical Therapy. This is the highest award given by the NPTA.
Two of our graduates, Jessica Turner, PT, DPT, OCS, and Lisa Black, PT, DPT, were also honored for clinical excellence and education, respectively.