For this month's student spotlight, we are featuring a student who was a mentor in our AHEConnect program. Learn more about Kristi's involvement with Scenic Rivers AHEC and her plans for the future. Where are you originally from? Rochester, Minnesota Where did you attend/or currently are attending school? Viterbo University What are your future career/school goals? I plan to go into nursing. What was your first experience with AHEC and what did you learn from it? I was a coll
Yesterday, we hosted an "open house" style event at Gundersen’s Integrated Center for Education (ICE House), where students directly interacted with practicing healthcare professionals from over 20 departments. Nearly 80 students from the area attended this event. Along with talking to professionals, students also were able to try out simulations which represented things healthcare professionals would do. Departments in attendance included: Sports Medicine PT/OT Orthotics HR
On April 5th, over 122 students representing dietetics, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant, and social work gathered for third annual I.M.P.A.C.T. (Interprofessional Model of Patient Care Training) 3.0 at Viterbo University. Students worked in teams to address standardized patient needs. Patients had involved cases with multiple factors affecting their health, including many social determinants of health like housing, accessibility to to heal
On April 4th, healthcare providers gathered at Des Moines University to hear Dr. Noel Brewer discuss communication tactics to improve provider HPV vaccination recommendations. Dr. Brewer is a professor in the Department of Health Behavior and an adjunct professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health. Dr. Brewer also serves as a chair of the National HPV Vaccination Roundtable, American Cancer Society. Dr.
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