College of Allied Health Professions

Growth brings new roles in the CAHP

The College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP) has seen tremendous progress and change over the past few years, and that growth has brought some role transitions. Most recently, Pat O’Neil has transitioned from director to assistant dean for finance and administration, a position reflective of the increased scope and depth of her responsibilities since we became a college. Pat holds a BS in Finance from… Continue Reading

Kearney PA students train in SimNE truck

Kearney PA students participated in a Chest Tube and Advanced Airways clinic on the Simulation in Motion (SimNE) truck Friday, July 14. The PAs were one of two Kearney groups participating in events on the truck. The CON Kearney Division’s Accelerated students participated in a simulation Thursday. Three of the SimNE trucks were in Kearney for the 2017 Nebraska Statewide Emergency Services Conference. Participants: Kearney… Continue Reading

PA students learn from community pediatric volunteers

Our ten, third-semester PA students in Kearney reached the conclusion of their pediatric skills workshop last week. Volunteer pediatric patients came from the community to serve as patient models so that the students could exercise their noninvasive, clinical diagnostic skills. The learning activity was engaging, fun, and positive, as PA students rehearsed their exam of ENT, heart, lung, abdomen, and neurologic systems. They also learned… Continue Reading