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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During this lightning video, the presenters will discuss the development and deployment of an interprofessional transition of care case from the emergency department to an assisted living facility, involving pharmacy, physical therapy and occupational therapy students in an online video 170-minute classroom session. Highlights will encompass the evolution of the case development and educational delivery from face-to-face to an online format. The discussion will also cover a description of…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 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
In St. Louis University’s (SLU’s) Interprofessional (IP) Community practicum course, teams of six undergraduate students from different health professions (e.g., athletic training, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy) collaborate with local non-profit organizations, each of which serves under-resourced communities, over the course of a semester to develop and implement a health or wellness project focused on addressing their community partner’s goals. Class time is divided…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Introduction: Every year in the United States, more than 5.7 million patients are admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU), of which 25-50% develop ICU-acquired weakness (ICU-AW), defined as new onset weakness that occurs during critical illness. Patients with ICU-AW have worse outcomes including increased mortality, longer hospitalizations, worse quality of life years after they leave the ICU, and greater healthcare costs. Early mobilization is a low-risk strategy associated with…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Integrated collaborations among diverse providers within the intensive care unit can mitigate the challenges and experiences of health disparities among patients, their families and the provider teams that support them under medical duress. A code blue, the hospital emergency code that indicates a medical emergency, can be a profoundly stressful and traumatizing experience for a patient’s family or loved ones. These stressful and anxious experiences can be amplified if they arise from any…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
With pressures to improve hospital efficiency, reduce length of stay and decrease readmissions, effective communication among care teams is more important than ever. Improved physician-nurse communication is associated with improved patient experience, outcomes, and staff engagement. Communication on surgical units poses unique challenges due to early rounding by the resident team and difficulty communicating with them while in the OR.   To combat these challenges, we…
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/Aims The Interprofessional Team Training (ITT) Planning Team was challenged with meeting the accreditation requirement for interprofessional education for three health sciences schools. Our task was to train students from the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and School of Public Health. This included 7 preclinical disciplines from Anesthesiologist Assistant (AA), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Genetic…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
Improving compliance with venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk stratification processes in perioperative patients requires a team approach and a formidable clinical learning environment (CLE). Using interprofessional (IP) teamwork and quality improvement (QI) training within an inpatient surgical setting, Surgery Residents (SR), and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) students can collaborate and become team leaders in clinical improvements. While participating in an individually-…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
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