Nexus Summit Seminars

Seminars at the Nexus Summit 2020 are 60-minute Zoom presentations designed for interactivity and active learning. Please preview the Seminar descriptions below, and plan your personal learning experience in advance by creating “MySummit Schedule.” Simply click by any session to curate a personal collection of sessions important to you.

Once a seminar is added to your MySummit Schedule, you can find the Zoom link by clicking into the Seminar page on the scheduled date and time.

Interprofessional Continuing Education Credit is available for participation in the live seminar sessions, and will be claimed by completing the Evaluation and CE Attestation Forms that will be emailed to all registrants at the close of each Summit day. All sessions will be recorded and archived, however the recordings will not be eligible for CE credit.

For more information on how to prepare to participate in the Seminars, visit the Attendee Guide and FAQ pages.

 

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If you are planning to attend, please RSVP using this form to receive advance materials prior to the session.   We are all working hard, both individually and collectively, to improve interprofessional practice and education. However, despite best efforts, progress is slow, and outcomes remain variable. Collaborative scholarship provides opportunities to widen access to a greater number of…
Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
If you are planning to attend, please RSVP using this form to receive advance materials prior to the session.   Bringing an interprofessional team together to successfully complete a research project will put your leadership and mentoring skills to the test. This intermediate/advanced seminar will provide a brief overview of collaborative scholarship, identify gaps within knowledge and…
Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Rationale: Homeless patients often have multiple interacting social, psychological, behavioral and medical needs. Interprofessional (IP) teams of relevant health care professionals have been shown to deliver high quality care for such vulnerable patients while also reducing the need for costly emergency and inpatient care. Our IP team of clinicians and trainees from six primary care and mental health disciplines has cared for 3000 homeless Veterans for the past four years. Our…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Delivering IPE to large numbers of learners from multiple professions requires the participation of a large cohort of teachers in both the education and clinical settings. We will showcase and describe a model for implementing IPE across the institution by presenting our four step process, giving participants an opportunity to explore how strategies might be applied in their own institutions.   Step 1 The Office of Interprofessional Curriculum (OIPC) teamed with the Center for…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Introduction: Caries is the most common chronic (preventable) disease in children. Substantial disparities in children’s oral health and access to comprehensive oral health services exist throughout California and the US. There is still a need to increase the ability of primary care providers to care for the needs of all patients, especially the ones with special needs and address the social determinants of oral health. Action is needed by primary care providers to expand access to…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Background: An urgent need exists to improve care for patients who seek opioids for chronic pain relief. Targeting education towards diverse interprofessional health care teams is one approach to ensure all team members communicate effectively and understand evidence-based options for patients at risk for opioid use disorder. The purpose of this session is to (1) share outcomes from an interprofessional education (IPE) program that focuses on collaboration when treating patients with chronic…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Interprofessional collaboration (IPC) has been identified as an essential component in providing culturally safe healthcare in Indigenous communities. Despite this, there are few IPC opportunities that involve working with Indigenous communities and peoples. To address this gap, a Canadian university offers a two-week interprofessional collaboration experience where groups of 4-6 students are immersed within a First…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Program Design: Presentation: 25 minutes Active Learning: 25 minutes (Virtual tour and discussion 15 minutes and group sharing 10 minutes) Q&A: 10 minutes Program Description and Purpose: Home-based care (HBC) is a valuable tool to provide care to medically underserved populations. Interprofessional education has become an integral part in undergraduate and professional curricula, however, applications of team-based training in HBC are often missing…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is implementing multi-year efforts to advance IPECP among its members (i.e., audiologists and speech-language pathologists), including defining what it is and how to implement it and elucidating their role on teams. The following common barriers to IPECP implementation have been noted in ASHA member perspectives: not understanding IPECP and a lack of perceived value (Lawlis et. al., 2014; O’Reilly et. al., 2017). To address…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) established core competencies for interprofessional (IP) collaborative practice, including patient-centeredness, which requires IP learners to place the interests of patients and populations at the center of care delivery. To meet this competency, health professional schools must develop collaborative experiences for both on-campus and distance students that incorporate a patient-centered focus. Recent pandemic protocols requiring physical…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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