SAHP faculty and staff, don’t forget to log your time on the walking workstation this month for a chance to win fabulous prizes! The treadmill/computer combo is waiting for you in BTH 3011 with a “Miles in May” log-in sheet on the counter. Schedule your time with Nicki or Tammy O. and catch up on those emails while you stroll.
The annual School of Allied Health Professions (SAHP) Awards Ceremony will be held in MSC 3001 at 1:05 PM on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. The recipients to be honored this year are:
Corrine Hanson, PhD, RD, LMNT, Excellence in Research
Patty Scholting, MPAS, PA-C, Excellence in Teaching
Linda Fell, MS, MLS(ASCP)CMSHCM, Outstanding Service
After the awards ceremony, posters from SAHP students and faculty will be on display at the 2013 Forum on Evidence-Based Medicine from 2:00-3:30PM in the Truhlsen Event Center. More information and the complete book of abstracts will be available online.
At the capitol building in Lincoln, yesterday, April 10, 2013, Governor Heineman proclaimed April 14-20 as SHARING Clinic Week in Nebraska.
On April 10th at 10:30am at a proclamation ceremony, Governor Heineman will declare the week of April 15th “UNMC SHARING Clinics Week” in Nebraska. Ricki Otten, from CLS, will attend along with students, Kari Echtenkamp and Laura Espejel. Those in attendance will get their picture taken with the governor.
Also, a SHARING the Vision conference is scheduled on April 19 and 20, noon-noon.
The Lied Lodge in Nebraska City is the site for an innovative conference on May 17 and 18 designed to aid physicians and clinical staff in enhancing their own wellness and their clinics’ workplace wellness. The conference will be lively and interactive, with an emphasis on physical activity, nutrition, and stress management. Clinicians will also learn new strategies, resources, and patient counseling techniques to improve wellness outcomes for their patients.
Many well-known national and local speakers are featured. They include Dr. Jeremy Lazarus, President of the American Medical Association; Dr. Edward Phillips, Director of the Harvard Institute of Lifestyle Medicine and co-author of Exercise is Medicine; and Matt Davison, former Husker star athlete and current Husker broadcaster.
The conference is a collaboration of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, the Nebraska Medical Association, Nebraska Methodist College, and many other partners and sponsors. It begins at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 17, and continues through Saturday, May 18, to facilitate attendance by clinical staff. Ten continuing education credits will be offered for a variety of health professions.
Conference participants are encouraged to bring their families for a spring weekend at the beautiful Lied Lodge. Wellness activities for families are offered, including family Zumba, Tai Chi, yoga, an excursion to the Treehouse Adventure, and an early morning Adventure Challenge.
More information is located at www.dhhs.ne.gov/WellnessConference2013. Significant early bird discounts are offered to encourage early registration. For questions, please contact Kathy Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org.