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

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

PT2 serves in the Nebraska Army National Guard

John Lysinger is a second-year student in the Division of Physical Therapy Education and a member of the Nebraska Army National Guard. John was activated in April for the COVID-19 response. John’s unit activated to support the Nebraska Accommodation Project. The National Guardsmen staffed UNO residence halls, which were made available free of charge to people who may have been exposed to the Coronavirus and… Continue Reading