Carol Motycka, Pharm.D.
Jacksonville Campus Dean
University of Florida
Dr. Carol Motycka graduated from the University of Florida with her Pharm.D. and completed a residency in Ambulatory Care. After practicing at Florida Hospital, Dr. Motycka joined the University of Florida to help build the College of Pharmacy program in Jacksonville. She has completed fellowships in both leadership and education. Dr. Motycka has been published in multiple academic and clinical journals and has provided over 100 presentations in the field with a particular focus on interprofessional education, simulation, and teamwork. She has received awards on the state and National level for her teaching, research, and leadership.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Using Simulation to Bring a Video-based Character to Life in Order Teach Interprofessional Skills in Opioid Misuse Assessment and Management
The opioid epidemic has brought to light the many challenges health care professionals face to properly assess and manage opioid misuse. Although many professionals feel adequately equipped to respond to an opioid overdose, some feel less equipped to help the patient manage addiction. The purpose of our program is to 1) Discuss the current opioid epidemic and its effects on not only the patient, but each individual health care provider 2) Explore a simulation based training methodology which may be utilized by both student and practitioner learners3) Assess a simulation-based video for…