Healthcare Synergy Project


NE-Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND
Program Type UCEDD Fiscal Year 2011
Contact Joseph Evans, PhD
Email jevans@unmc.edu    
Phone 402-559-6408    
Project Description
In 2008 Central Community College in partnership with Southeast Community College was awarded a $2.1 million Healthcare Synergy Project from US Department of Labor under the President's Community-Based Job Training Grants Initiative. The grant will be used to prepare students for health care careers. In addition to enhancing nurse education, dental and medical assisting programs, CCC and SCC will launch new Occupational Therapy Assistant (first in Nebraska) and Physical Therapy Assistant Programs. MMI's Interdisciplinary Center for Program Evaluation will conduct an external evaluation of the project.