Students learn about rural health careA number of university students are learning firsthand about providing health care in rural South Dakota.
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A number of university students are learning firsthand about providing health care in rural South Dakota.
The area communities where the students are working were selected as “Best Practice Model” sites for the Rural Experiences for Health Professions Students Program (REHPS) in 2012.
Locations and students include:
• Parkston: Danielle Schroeder, doctor of nursing practice student from Pierre; Megan Bechen, pharmacy student from Winfred.
• Wagner: Amber Burke, pharmacy student from Round Lake Park, Ill.; Mikaela Miller, medical student from Spencer, Neb.
• Wessington Springs: Anthony Loewen, medical student from Huron; Trent Harris, pharmacy student from Valentine, Neb.
• Winner: Tia Haines, physician assistant student from White Lake; Justin Cunningham, pharmacy student from Bloomfield, Neb.