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Nebraska AHEC Scholars Program

Sponsor
Nebraska Area Health Education Centers
Deadlines
Sep 14, 2020
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Purpose

The Nebraska AHEC Scholars Program is a multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.

This program requires a 2 year commitment and consists of classroom or online instruction and hands-on clinical training in addition to the regular coursework required by the degree program.

AHEC Scholars is a program of the National AHEC Organization that is implemented by local, statewide, and regional AHECs. Core topic areas covered in the curriculum include:

  • Interprofessional education
  • Behavioral health integration
  • Social determinants of health
  • Cultural competency
  • Practice transformation
  • Current and emerging health issues
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are Nebraska students:

  • Who are enrolled or accepted in a health profession training program of at least 18-24 months in duration, including but not limited to:
    • Physical therapist assistant
    • Paramedic
    • Doctor
    • Pharmacist
    • Nurse
  • Who are committed to improving health and healthcare, devoted to community service, and who want to develop their own skills
  • Who have achieved at least a 2.5 GPA during the most recent academic year
  • Who have access to reliable internet service
Geographic coverage
Nebraska
Amount of funding

This program is provided at no cost to participating scholars. Participants may be eligible to receive a stipend.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Cultural competency · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Health occupations · Integrated service delivery · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Nurses · Pharmacy workforce · Physical therapy · Physicians · Social determinants of health · Nebraska



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