College of Allied Health Professions

Walking the Talk – at Kearney HSEC

The UNMC-Kearney Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Class of 2020 live the values of their chosen field by “walking the talk,’’ according to professor Pat Hageman, PT, PhD, FAPTA. Dr. Hageman recently taught from HSEC-Kearney with transmission to UNMC-Omaha. During a scheduled break between her lectures, students invited Pat to power-walk with the class on their outdoor trail for 4 minutes of the 10-minute, between-lecture… Continue Reading

CAHP CAPTURE Falls Program Receives National Exposure

Good work doesn’t go unnoticed. Our CAHP CAPTURE Falls team, led by Dawn Venema, PT, PhD, Anne Skinner, MS, RHIA, and Vicki Kennel, PhD, recently received recognition for their work to implement the safe practice of inpatient fall risk reduction. Their project, CAPTURE Falls, which stands for Collaboration And Proactive Teamwork Used to Reduce (CAPTURE) Falls, was recently promoted on the national HRET HIIN listserv… Continue Reading

Radiography student, Logan Teten, receives ASAHP scholarship

Logan Teten, 2nd year student in our radiography program, was one of only three 2018 recipients of a $2,500 scholarship from the ASAHP Midwest Deans Association. He was the only recipient in the undergraduate program category (they give three scholarships annually – one to a student in an undergraduate program, two to students in programs at the graduate level). Logan, son of Kurt and Dixie… Continue Reading