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Using Coronary Calcium to Actually See Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for men and women. Typically doctors assess their patients for heart disease using the atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk score which provides an estimate of the risk of having a future heart event, such as a heart attack. But it doesn’t look at the actual [...]

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Continues Service Trips Malawi

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions embarked on their fifth service trip to Malawi, Africa. There were 38 faculty, staff, and students from RMUoHP and 22 other volunteers who traveled 22,000 miles by air and 1,500 miles by land to get to their destination. They took with them approximately 6,000 pounds of educational supplies, [...]

Interprofessional Education: Improving Healthcare through Collaborative Education

With today’s complex healthcare challenges, providing the best quality patient care includes the integration of healthcare providers across disciplines.  As such, it’s essential that - from the beginning - healthcare education includes interprofessional education (IPE). To ensure students receive that collaborative experience, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) provides structured opportunities to collaborate [...]

New Smart Phone App Has Ability to Effectively Identify Heart Attacks

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) faculty member within the Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program, Viet Le, MPAS PA-C, AACC, was a recent contributor and study author for a research project that dove into a new smart phone app that has the ability to effectively identify potentially fatal heart attacks with the near [...]

2018-12-18T20:16:25-07:00December 13th, 2018|Physician Assistant Program, Research|

Who’s Who at RMU?

It is no secret that at RMUoHP we are student-centered and work hard to make sure every student who walks through our doors will be successful healthcare professionals when they walk out. As faculty and employees, we love seeing students’ smiling faces in the hallways or on our computer screens, and we are always here [...]

Dr. Mike Nelson, Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program Director

Dr. Mike Nelson was recently appointed Director of the Master of Physician Assistant (MPAS) Program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP), after serving four and a half years as one of the founding faculty and as Associate Program Director for the PA Program. His extensive experience as a clinician in Primary Care, Urgent [...]

2019-11-05T14:05:04-07:00October 9th, 2018|Physician Assistant Program|

RMUoHP Students and Faculty Provide Service to Communities in Guatemala

In August, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) students and faculty went on a service trip to Guatemala to volunteer help in both local and mobile medical clinics. Led by Dr. Mike Nelson, Director of the MPAS program, Travis Layne, MPAS faculty member, six students devoted five days [...]

2019-01-07T12:46:25-07:00September 13th, 2018|Physician Assistant Program|
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