Posted on September 5, 2013 in Interprofessional Education, PA Program, Public Health, Students
The College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences at Campbell University recently launched a dual degree program that provides physician assistant students with an extensive background in public health. The Master of Physician Assistant Practice and Master of Science in Public Health dual degree allows physician assistant students to complete the requirements for a degree in public health before entering the PA curriculum.
Posted on August 14, 2013 in Interprofessional Education
More than 300 first-year health sciences students at Campbell received a head start on teamwork as they embarked on the University’s first interprofessional education (IPE) seminar today.
IPE is a growing training model at universities across the nation developed to prepare students for the emerging patient centered medical homes where health care professionals work in teams on complex issues to provide better outcomes for patients.
Posted on July 26, 2013 in Interprofessional Education
Campbell University’s Health Center has opened its doors to the public. Once known as Campbell’s Student Infirmary, the Health Center located on the university’s main campus in Buies Creek now boasts a full medical staff and an in-house pharmacy.
Posted on February 4, 2013 in Community, Interprofessional Education, PA Program, Public Health, Students
Nearly 100 underserved children from Harnett County received free dental and medical care on Saturday, Feb. 2, at a clinic organized by Campbell University’s Public Health and Physician Assistant programs.
The one-day event set up twelve dental chairs in the Harnett County Commons Area in Lillington, N.C., providing free exams, cleanings, sealants, and fluoride treatments for children who do not have dental insurance or receive Medicaid funding.
Posted on January 22, 2013 in Interprofessional Education, PA Program, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Students
Campbell University’s health science students will soon have the opportunity to train alongside each other in the classroom and during clinical rotations.
A pilot project for the new Interprofessional Education Program was held at the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences last week. Over fifty pharmacy, physician assistant and public health students worked together in teams to interview a standardized patient, identify the diagnosis and create a treatment plan.
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