Nexus Fair - Student Poster Session

The student poster session is an opportunity for students to present data, outcomes, and evidence resulting from interprofessional practice and education initiatives. Accepted student submissions will receive special recognition in the conference program and one student poster will be selected for the “Interprofessional Student Achievement Award,” which will be presented during the Awards Celebration on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

 
CLARION Debrief Sessions: Enhancing Interprofessional Collaboration through Student-Led Reflections
CLARION (CLinician Administrator Relationship Improvement OrganizatioN ) is a student-led, faculty-advised organization within the Center for Health Interprofessional Programs at the University of Minnesota. It aims to improve interprofessional student collaboration, one way being through interprofessional case competitions that focus on current health issues. In the case competitions, the Debrief Sessions have a unique design and play a significant role in relationship-building and future improvement.These sessions are student-led reflections immediately after each team presentation. CLARION…
Community-Engaged Interprofessional Education - Recreational Therapy: Pivotal to learning in community health environments?
Background. Health education programs need to establish interprofessional education (IPE) that optimizes university and community resources. An asset to Arizona State University is its proximity to a large metropolitan health network, lending itself to diverse community partnerships. These relationships enable community-engaged opportunities where students can learn from, with and about each other as they aim to improve health outcomes. The challenge is to assemble students from different disciplines together to practice interprofessional competencies regularly while meeting organizational…
Debunk the Junk: A Student-driven Interprofessional Event
Background: The Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice (OIPEP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill established a Student Executive Committee (SEC) to engage students in interprofessional activities. The SEC is comprised of students from the health professional schools (Allied Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Social Work), the Schools of Education, Business, and the Health Sciences Library. Debunk the Junk was the first SEC initiative an interprofessional, case-based event where participants addressed myths about their professions and…
Decreasing No Show Rates in a Dental Clinic at a Federally Qualified Health Center Following Referral from a Medical Clinic
The prevalence of oral disease is disproportionately high among people with low income, reflecting lack of access to dental care. Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) benefit communities they serve by providing affordable dental care; however, many clinics face an overwhelming amount of no-show appointments. The objective of this program is to expand clinical interprofessional training experiences at partnering FQHCs to decrease no show rates in dental clinics. In this study, dental and medical students see patients together in the medical clinic of the FQHC in King County, WA. Dental…
Evaluation of an Interprofessional Education Curriculum in a Network of Student-Faculty Collaborative Practices
Background: The Crimson Care Collaborative (CCC) is a network of seven student-faculty collaborative practices that provide primary care across the greater Boston area, highlighting interprofessional education (IPE). Over 400 student volunteers participate each semester including dental, medical, physician assistant, nursing, nutrition, social work and undergraduate student volunteers from seven local health professions training programs. Critical to modern healthcare practice, IPE allows students across health professions to learn about each other’s roles, preparing them to effectively serve…
Evaluation of an SBHC Model for Adolescent Sexual Health Education
Evaluation of an SBHC Model for Adolescent Sexual Health Education Robillard K1, Monnig L1, Gill F2, Robinson J1, Taylor J2, Xia P3, AbiSamra L1, Ayemoba J2, Brew E1, Cooper E1, Crook C2, Eaton J1, Garvie K1, Gwan P1, Hebert M1, Matthews C1, Mulloy C1, Reuter E1, Sanfilippo A 1. School of Medicine, LSU Health, New Orleans, LA 2. School of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 3. School of Public Health, LSU Health, New Orleans, LA Purpose: The New Orleans Adolescent Reproductive Health Project (NOARHP) trains future health professionals to teach comprehensive, medically accurate…
Implementation of Novel Simulated Interprofessional Intensive Care Unit Bedside Rounding Course
Background: Medical schools are beginning to implement courses in Interprofessional Education (IPE) to prepare students for the interprofessional team-based patient care model which is becoming a standard of practice in many healthcare facilities. Students often have little exposure to multidisciplinary rounds prior to residency, and fast paced low-capacity healthcare environments such as operating rooms and intensive care units, necessitate providers be competent and efficient in working within interprofessional teams. Design: The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine (USD…
Interdisciplinary Team on Evidence-Based Practice and Improving Nurse Confidence in Labor Support
Background: The Interprofessional Evidence-based Clinical Scholar Program (IECSP) is a partnership between St. Catherine University and various clinical sites. Each partnership tasks interprofessional teams to define a clinical problem, appraise evidence for their project, implement a clinical change, evaluate effectiveness of the intervention, and disseminate the practice change. For the 2018-2019 cycle, a team of two St. Catherine University nursing students and faculty from nutrition and interprofessional education partnered with Abbott Northwestern (ANW) nursing staff from the labor and…
Interprofessional Clinical Education at a Student-run Free Clinic
Background: Fourteen health professional programs at the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center participate in a student-run free clinic, the Phillips Neighborhood Clinic (PNC). The PNC operates two nights each week and offers comprehensive clinical services, including medications and labs at no cost to patients. The mission of the PNC includes providing comprehensive care to underserved patients, developing cultural sensitivity and interprofessionalism for the student volunteers, and engaging broadly with the Phillips community in Minneapolis. Design: The longitudinal design of the…
Interprofessional Education: Fostering Collaboration, Communication, and Patient-centered Care
Proper patient care involves the work of various types of medical professionals. A team of healthcare professionals will include physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, caregivers, lab technicians, and many more so it is crucial that proper communication and teamwork be central themes among these various professionals. This project is centered around an interprofessional education (IPE) session, during which senior nursing students teach first-year medical students how to administer an intramuscular vaccine. It is meant to provide students from both professions the opportunity to…
Obstetric Critical Care: Developing Inter-professional Solutions to Address Staff Nurse Education
Obstetrical Critical Care (OBCC) is an emerging specialty where best practices for nursing education are needed. Within this practice setting, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurses care for an unfamiliar patient population and Obstetric (OB) nurses provide care at the top of their scope in an unfamiliar environment, presenting challenges to ensuring coordinated, safe care. The aim of this study was to describe the process of using an interprofessional team to develop a multi-modal, 24/7 accessible, educational toolkit with the goal of improving quality of care. An interprofessional team was…
The Passport Project: From Practice to Prepared Clinician
Interprofessional healthcare practices are fundamental to safe and effective patient care in the modern healthcare setting. This poster will summarize a qualitative research study of student reflections from the IPE 001 IPE Passport Activities during fall 2017/spring 2018. Creighton University’s IPE 001 course includes 9 professions with 464 students completing the post-course evaluation survey in its first year of implementation. Students chose from a wide menu of IPE Passport activities from didactic to clinical learning. De-identified student data was downloaded from the learning…
The Use of Group Concept Mapping to Improve Transitions of Care Between a Mental Health Center and a Family Medicine Clinic
Purpose: The purpose of this project is to effectively engage stakeholders from separate primary care and mental health organizations to develop an ideal cross-organization communication system to improve metabolic monitoring for their co-managed patients prescribed second generation antipsychotics using the mixed-method approach of group concept mapping. Methods: An interprofessional group of key stakeholders from the Human Development Center and the Duluth Family Medicine Clinic participated in group concept mapping meetings in April and May of 2018. The group concept mapping method is…
Unity in Medicine: An Interprofessional Student Dialogue Focused on Diversity in Healthcare
Our campus community, similar to others, is challenged with providing ample voice to the rich diversity represented among our faculty, staff, and students. Unity in Medicine is a student-led program that showcases the diversity represented among students at our comprehensive academic health center. This event enhances diversity and interdisciplinary education by showcasing students with different cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. In order to better demonstrate the rich diversity that is present in the healthcare system, the students discussing these topics are representatives of seven…
Welcome to the Riddle Room: Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating an Interprofessional Education and Teamwork Strategies Activity
Background: Teamwork and interprofessional collaboration are paramount to preventing medical errors and improving patient safety alongside health outcomes. Interprofessional education (IPE) develops students’ skills in preparation for the clinical environment and collaborative practice. However, IPE activities have been described by some students as “irrelevant” or “unengaging” in post-evaluations. The aim is to design an IPE activity that can engage students and increase knowledge of interprofessional competencies for utilization in the clinical setting. Design: A student-run group…