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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Strengthening Minds by Leveraging Education (SMiLE) is an interprofessional team learning experience that aims to build individual capacity, improve collective competence, and support the development of high-performing teams. SMiLE is implemented as longitudinal, discussion-based sessions that bring interprofessional healthcare professionals together to examine their professional thinking, evaluate their individual perspectives, and identify ways to improve their collaborative practices.…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
In 2010, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) created a single pathway for the accreditation of organizations that were focused on interprofessional continuing education (IPCE) designed to improve healthcare team performance and/or health outcomes. The goals of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education are aligned with this year’s…
Thursday, August 13, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
The sudden, unexpected, and idiosyncratic nature of crises, including pandemics or mass violence events (MVE), require coordinated and expedient responses from a nexus of professionals with expertise across sectors and oftentimes at community, regional, and state levels (Amfar, 2020). The concept of leaving no one behind, or “reaching the last ones first,” draws from the World Health Organization’s 1984 overarching goal of equitable health coverage for all. The proposed victim-centered…
Thursday, August 13, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
This interactive seminar will address optimizing the interprofessional clinical learning environment, and clinical practice, through the principles of improvisational theatre. The skills utilized by improvisational actors demonstrate their ability to accept uncertainty and ambiguity. Health care providers require these same skills to effectively practice in an intrinsically unpredictable environment. Improvisational actors count on their fellow actors to expand on ideas as they create a…
Thursday, August 13, 2020, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Since the release of the IPEC competencies in 2011 (IPEC, 2011 and 2016), the addition of interprofessional education to many health professions education programs requirements (Vlasses & Zorek, 2016), and the recommendations of the Joint Accreditors Collaborative in 2019, there has been an increase in the integration of interprofessional curriculum and experiences (Greer et al, 2014; Congdon, 2016). However, little is known about how systems to support interprofessional practice…
Thursday, August 13, 2020, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
The Clinical Learning Environment (CLE) plays an essential role in preparing students for transition to professional roles and practice. For experienced clinicians and team members, the CLE offers continuous learning and an enlarged space for practice improvement and innovation. The CLE is particularly important for modeling and improving teamwork and collaboration. At present, there are limited distance teaching materials designed to orient students and clinicians together for optimal…
Thursday, August 13, 2020, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
The spring 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic posed new challenges for IPE at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (UNTHSC). Less than three weeks before a planned in-person IPE workshop for 799 interprofessional health professions students, online education only strategies were implemented institution wide. Students from medicine, pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapy, public health and health administration from UNTHSC along with students from nursing, social…
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Discuss how you are addressing the selected theme(s): While preventive and management measures are important to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, strategies like social distancing can have devastating effects on older adults who are already at risk for social isolation and loneliness. In response, the University of Houston Colleges of Social Work and Medicine leveraged a partnership with Humana, Inc in collaboration with Papa Inc. to address social isolation and loneliness in Houston-…
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Themes addressed: (themes 1, 2, & 3) When patient and families are engaged members of interprofessional health care teams, an elevated level of interprofessional clinical care is possible. To train healthcare professionals who are able to engage patients and families in patient-centered and family-centered health care teams, patient-family-caregivers must be partners in pre-service education (Theme 1). Simulated patient care experiences provide pre-service learners with safe and…
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Using the example of the Unity Clinic at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, this seminar will introduce participants to methods for student engagement in designing and implementing student-led clinical practice for interprofessional clinical learning.   The Unity Clinic aims to provide meaningful, interprofessional, clinical experience with real-world applications. The project began in Spring 2017 with the ultimate vision of an interdisciplinary, mobile, student-…
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
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