College of Allied Health Professions

Students’ food drive a success

In mid-November, students from various CAHP programs ran a campus-wide food drive for Thanksgiving. They collected a total of 663 items: 555 in Omaha and 108 in Kearney. The drive was sponsored by SUN-APTA, the Students of the University of Nebraska-American Physical Therapy Association, as a fall philanthropy project. Donations went to Heartland Hope Mission in Omaha and to Kearney Jubilee Center. The students made… Continue Reading

Grammer elected to national board

Shaun Grammer, DMSc, PA-C, Director of Physician Assistant Education and Chair of the Department of Medical Sciences, was elected to the national Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Board of Directors to begin January 2021. The Board administers the Association’s financial affairs, appoints standing and ad hoc committees, and conducts all Association business between membership meetings. PAEA has considerable influence on educational policy and promoting innovation… Continue Reading

Program helps ease students into the clinical environment

by Joe Evans, Nebraska Medicine A program is being used to help ease physical therapy students into the transition from the academic setting to the clinical environment. The Early Acute Service Experience program (EASE) helps prepare the students to enter the acute care setting. This program allows students to become more familiar and comfortable managing equipment and communicating with patients before they begin their clinical… Continue Reading

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