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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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
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
Interdisciplinary healthcare teams have become essential in the management of increasingly complex patient care. Personal bias towards other health professions may impede a healthcare team’s ability to provide efficient patient care, despite the recognition by these professionals that collaboration is vital. It has been reported that healthcare students may hold prejudices against students of other health professional programs as early as the first year in their degree program. Our project…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Background: Current research suggests that students within healthcare education often lack understanding of the roles and responsibilities of other healthcare practitioners and have limited interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP).1 Students from programs that do incorporate interprofessional education (IPE) tend to lose their interprofessional values once they leave the classroom.2 This research aims to determine how other health care providers assess DPT students’ ability to work…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Background Patients with severe mental illness often lack care coordination between primary care and mental health providers. Siloed patient care across separate healthcare systems can negatively impact quality and safety of patient care. Team-based care is integral in the effective management of patients with multiple comorbidities, with the family medicine physician central in coordinating holistic care. Family medicine residency programs must provide models of effective…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Background: The manual muscle test (MMT) is used by numerous healthcare practitioners including nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and physicians to assess muscle strength on physical exam and is graded on scale of 0-5. However, the MMT lacks interrater reliability, sensitivity in grading antigravity muscle strengths, and ability to be conducted in a telehealth visit. Our team sought to design an accurate, cost-effective, and accessible device for assessing and recording…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
With nearly 40% of the general population experiencing some form of dizziness (including vertigo) in their lifetime, dizziness and balance disorders account for a significant portion of patient medical complaints. These disorders can have profound effects on an individual personally, financially, and medically. This includes increased psychiatric issues such as social phobia, an increased need for sick leave from work, and an increased morbidity and mortality, especially in the elderly, due…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
FRESH Fairfax is a student-led, asset-based community initiative created with the Fairfax neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio. The project is a partnership between the Cleveland Clinic (CCF), Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) health professional students (Medicine, Physician Assistant, Nursing, Social Work and Public Health) and Fairfax community residents. The purpose of the initiative is to address health disparities in the Fairfax neighborhood by utilizing a strengths-based perspective…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
BACKGROUND: With the highly specialized medical resources available today, patients obtain care from multiple providers. Numerous studies outline the risk for communication breakdown among providers and related implications for patient care and satisfaction. Effective interprofessional collaboration and care have been identified as critical to overcoming many barriers of health care including quality of care, patient satisfaction, provider burnout, cost of care, and clinician education.…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Background, including statement of problem, and aims The purpose of this project is to expand an existing clinical education model at a local university in a rural medically underserved region to create a system for innovative training and practice of interprofessional students in community-based settings. Bridges Health is a student-led, faculty-guided initiative bringing free health services to the community. The mission and goals are to support the needs of the community by…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
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