Jane Gannon, DNP, CNM, CHSE
Assistant Dean of Simulation Based Learning
University of Florida
Dr Jane Gannon is the Assistant Dean of Simulation-Based Learning at the University of Florida College of Nursing. She received her BN from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, her MSN in Nurse-Midwifery from the University of Miami, and DNP from Rush University with a focus on leadership and the business of health care. After 11 years practicing midwifery, she began teaching and is currently the track coordinator for the RN to BSN program. Since 2014 she has collaborated with faculty members in the colleges of pharmacy and medicine on interprofessional simulations and has multiple publications and presentations on the topic.
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…