College of Allied Health Professions

Venema and Jones present at Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum

Dawn Venema, PT, PhD and Katherine Jones, PT, PhD, faculty in the Division of Physical Therapy Education, presented at the 2011 Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum on May 10, 2011, at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in LaVista, Nebraska. The title of their presentation was “CAPTURE Falls in Nebraska Hospitals: A survey of fall risk reduction efforts in Nebraska.” The presentation included results from a survey… Continue Reading

PT students participate in interprofessional education opportunity with CON

It all started last summer, when Dawn Venema, PT, PhD, Asst Professor in PT Education was contacted by Margaret Kaiser, RN, PhD, Asst Professor in the College of Nursing. Dr. Kaiser was inquiring if PT students might be interested in teaching patient transfer skills to her nursing students. (For those of you who aren’t familiar with what a “transfer” is – it involves helping a… Continue Reading

SAHP Students Participate in Aging Interest Group Health Fair

Students from the PT and PA programs took part in a health fair for residents of New Cassel Retirement Center on Feb 13. The health fair was organized by the Interprofessional Aging Interest Group, a multidisciplinary group of students (MD, nursing, PT, PA, pharmacy, and social work) interested in the care of older adults and issues involved with aging. The Aging Interest Group is advised… Continue Reading

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