Carolyn O'Donnell is a third year pharmacy student at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Throughout pharmacy school, she has had the opportunity to complete research on interprofessionalism, mental health, and substance use disorders. She recently was published in the Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice for an article focused on collaboration in a family medicine clinic. She is also a Co-Investigator and Project Coordinator for a study that is working to enhance transitions of care between a family medicine and a mental health facility. She has worked as a Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant, and Medication Therapy Management Clinic Assistant at the University of Minnesota Duluth. She also was a Pharmacy Intern for the Chronic Opioid Analgesic Therapy (COAT) program at Essentia Health.
Carolyn O'Donnell, Pharm.D. Student, BA
University of Minnesota Duluth
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
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…