College of Allied Health Professions

Cytotechnology students "Cell-e-brate" at local elementary school

For the second year, UNMC’s Cytotechnology program was asked to teach 2nd graders about cells at Willa Cather Elementary School’s Core Academy Program. The Cytotechnology students loaded up microscopes, blank slides, jars of stain, crafting projects, and learning exercises for a day of fun at the elementary school.  The elementary students took samples of cells from their cheeks, smeared the cells onto glass slides, stained… Continue Reading

Cytotechnology and Perfusion Education Programs Adopt a Family this Christmas

Students, faculty, and staff members from the cytotechnology and clinical perfusion education programs, along with faculty from the medical nutrition program, adopted a family through the social work department at The Nebraska Medical Center. The family consists of a single mother with a premature baby who has been in the NICU for three months. The students took on the task of shopping for the family… Continue Reading

Cytotechnology Students to Present at Iowa Society of Cytology Webinar

The Cytotechnology students will be presenting an Unknown Case at the upcoming Iowa Society of Cytology Webinar on October 29, 2009. The webinar is attended by Cytotechnologists and Cytopathologists across the U.S. for continuing education credit. The student presentation will be one of four presentations given that date. Their unknown case presentation is regarding the difficulty of diagnosing atrophic patterns in cervical cytology. The students… Continue Reading