The Yankton Rural AHEC works to improve the supply and distribution of healthcare professionals in South Dakota. Find educational support for all levels of learning including elementary to professional practice.Learn More
CNA Training for HS
CNA CTE training for high school students is currently underway. For more information about CNA CTE training in your area or to learn about how to become involved, please call 605-655-8290.Learn More
Yankton Rural AHEC is planning a Scrubs Camp for Thursday, October 6th in the Avera Sacred Heart Professional Office Pavilion. Applications for the Yankton Camp are due on Thursday, September 29th. Please contact Corryn Celmer, Yankton Scrubs Camp Coordinator, with questions at 605-655-8290 or firstname.lastname@example.orgLearn More
Disaster Training Day
Each year, Disaster Training Day brings together 12 disciplines of healthcare students from USD, SDSU and most recently Mount Marty College and the University of Sioux Falls. The day focuses on topics, terminology, processes, and procedures that will help students be prepared should they be called upon in a disaster. For more information, contact Yankton Rural AHEC.Learn More
2016 Healthcare Video Contest
Winners have been announced in the 2016 Video Contest. $2,000 in cash prizes was awarded.Learn More
Watch the Yankton Rural AHEC website to learn more about on-going continuing education opportunities. Throughout the year, YRAHEC offers online education and conferences. Come back often.Learn More
In A Box
In-A-Box learning toolkits, developed by the Oregon Area Health Education Center, are made available to South Dakota classrooms by YRAHEC. Your students can learn more about the eye, ear, brain, bone & muscles and guts. More have been added recently!Learn More
Watch for details soon about the students and communities in the REHPS program in 2017. Recruiting has started with plans to have 30 students and 15 communities participate. Visit www.rehps.org for more information.Learn More
2016 Improving Combat Veterans Care Conference
This one-day conference in Sioux Falls focuses on “Together with Veterans: Community-based Rural Veteran Suicide Prevention Program.” Keynote speakers are from the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education Mental Health Program. Sponsored by: VA Health Care and Yankton Rural AHEC. Follow the link for information about this past event.
2016 Disaster Training Day at Vermillion
On Feb. 19, more than 300 health professions students meet at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion to take part in a day of training that will help them prepare in the case of a disaster. Look for more updates soon.
About SD AHECThe South Dakota Area Health Education Center (SD AHEC) has a mission to "connect students to careers, professionals to communities, and communities to better health." Established in 2009 through a HRSA grant awarded to the Sanford School of Medicine, the statewide program currently has two centers, the Yankton Rural AHEC and the Northeast AHEC.