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.
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.
IN case you missed it, Tami Ritsema and Patty Scholting, assistant professors of physician assistant education, were recently featured in this UNMC Today article: Study explores efforts at patient education. Read about their study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention journal, Preventing Chronic Disease.