One of the unique offerings of the University’s Physician Assistant (PA) Program is its early clinical exposure which is incorporated into the didactic, competency-based curriculum. Within a few weeks of starting their fall semester, newly matriculated students are exposed to patients in a hospital setting, in small groups facilitated by PA program faculty. These experiences allow students to practice history-taking and physical examination techniques learned concurrently in the classroom.
or the past 39 years, students from undergraduate institutions have been given the opportunity to investigate the academic study and experiences associated with the Doctor of Optometry program at Salus PCO in addition to the many career opportunities available to optometrists.
The University’s D’Arrigo Family Gallery will host a group exhibition of works by full members of the 3rd Street Gallery, an artist-run cooperative in Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood, from Wednesday, January 10 through Sunday, February 25.
On January 5, University faculty took part in a development session, complete with engaging presenters and a continental breakfast. Twice a year at the beginning of the academic year and at the start of the New Year, faculty members are given the opportunity to gather for professional development learning sessions and to socialize with fellow colleagues.
For four weeks throughout the summer, Emily Vasile, MAT, TVI, MS, CLVT, Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS) instructor, packed her bags and moved into the dorms at Penn State’s main campus, along with 23 Pennsylvania high school students who have visual impairments. Each week, a different group of Salus Low Vision Rehabilitation (LVR) students arrived to work with the young adults on a variety of low vision rehabilitation skills.