Business Unit: College of Allied Health Professions
Department: Physician Assistant 50000728
LOCATED IN KEARNEY, NE; TEMPORARY ON-CALL
The Standardized Patient trains and/or evaluates students in medical interviewing, communication, taking medical histories and physical examination skills. Serves as a standardized patient providing a hands-on experience and patient feedback for students in a safe environment. Irregular hours as needed Monday thru Saturday, including some evenings. Interactions with students are typically video recorded. Training sessions are held prior to exercises utilizing Standardized Patients. Outside preparation will be required to memorize case details.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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