Nexus Summit Sessions

The Nexus Summit has more than 200 different sessions available to support your learning. Sessions include plenaries, seminars, lightning talks, professional and student posters. Use the navigation on the left to filter your results by type of session, track, speaker, or date and time.

 

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This short course will provide participants tasked with developing IPE programs with foundational information essential to success in leadership, teaching and scholarship.   It will also provide real-world insight into processes, successes and challenges encountered when getting started in IPE.   This event will also include an interactive activity where participants will collaborate to learn from and assist their peers in professional development. At the end of this presentation,…
Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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
Background:   Interprofessional education (IPE) at our institution extends outside of a typical classroom environment through an annual student-led IP health fair that benefits members of the community who might not have adequate access to health care services. During the health fair, student volunteers from different health professions programs collaborated to provide education regarding common health issues and preventative measures for conditions including hypertension,…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Background: Clinician engagement in interprofessional teams is an effective strategy to improve care delivery. The IGNITE (Improving GME-Nursing Interprofessional Team Experiences) program engages residents, nurses, and other health professionals together in performance improvement activities at our large academic institution, and has resulted in improvements in quality of care. However, the financial value of enhanced interprofessional communication is difficult to quantify. We sought to…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
The opioid crisis in the United States has become abundantly clear and many initiatives have already begun to counteract its effects on society. Over 19.1 million opioid prescriptions were written each month from 2012 to 2017. Loyola does not currently have an opioid protocol in the ambulatory setting. The purpose of the project is to institute an opioid protocol with the help of an electronic health record (EHR) support tool. The quality improvement project will be implemented at three…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
There is strong evidence for taking an interprofessional, team-based approach in the treatment and management of obesity. Less clear is the training received by different health professions and how well prepared teams are to provide high-quality interprofessional care in obesity treatment and management. The purpose of this study was to explore which professions make up obesity treatment teams, these healthcare professionals’ roles, training received by different team…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Background: Research shows only 30% of Americans have advance directives (ADs). The lack of ADs may create challenges for families and health care professionals (HCPs) who must make critical, medical decisions on a patient’s behalf with limited information. HCPs are particularly suited to lead advance care planning (ACP) conversations. However, inconsistent implementation of ACP material in academic curricula may contribute to HCPs’ perceptions of low self-efficacy and discomfort in leading…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Interprofessionalism is an essential aspect of student development and the growth of healthcare as a whole. Primary Care Progress is a student-led organization at the University of Pittsburgh dedicated to establishing the respect, appreciation, and understanding amongst health-professional students that is necessary for success as practitioners. The primary event is an Interprofessional Case Conference in which members of a variety of healthcare disciplines collaborate and create patient…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Background: Interprofessional collaboration (IPC) improves patient outcomes and reduces healthcare costs. The Crimson Care Collaborative (CCC) is an interprofessional student-faculty collaborative of 7 clinics throughout Boston. Our objective was to assess change in CCC students’ IPC skills after participation in a novel interprofessional escape room.   Methods: We obtained a license agreement from the University of Minnesota to run a pilot session of their beginner…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
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