College of Allied Health Professions

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

Donner and Mathews, co-PIs on antibiotic resistance grant

Wayne Mathews, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA, associate professor and associate director of physician assistant education, and Linsey Donner, MPH, CPH, MLS(ASCP)CM, assistant professor in medical laboratory science, received funding for a University of Nebraska Collaboration Initiative Seed Grant. The grant, “One Health: A systems approach linking human and livestock antibiotic resistance at the watershed scale,” looks at the relationship of human and agricultural antibiotic resistance. Congratulations,… Continue Reading