Nebraska AHEC Scholars Program
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
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
- 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
This program is provided at no cost to participating scholars. Participants may be eligible to receive a stipend.
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