Presentation Title

CREATING A HPD INTERPROFESSIONAL CULTURE IN EDUCATION AND CLINICAL PRACTICE

Location

Steele Auditorium

Format

Event

Start Date

14-2-2014 12:00 AM

Abstract

Objective. At no other time in academic history is the timing more ideal than now for the integration of interprofessional education and practice into the curriculum and in the clinics at Nova Southeastern University. Currently there are over 60 health professions disciplines whose professional academic accreditations require interprofessional education in the curriculum. As a result of a 3-year ongoing initiative started in the College of Osteopathic Medicine and now fully integrated in the Health Professions Division, interprofessional education is occurring and faculty development programs are being offered throughout the academic year. Background. This presentation will discuss the interprofessional initiatives that are now available to students and faculty in the Health Professions Division. Methods. Results of attitude and knowledge surveys from students participating in interprofessional case studies will be discussed. Recommendations for the future to sustain the interprofessional culture will be examined. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss logistical challenges and future possibilities to expand the interprofessional learning opportunities within the community. Evaluative strategies will be discussed. The integration of interprofessional practice in the community setting and follow-up assessments will be explored. Results. Conclusion. Grants. N/A

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Feb 14th, 12:00 AM

CREATING A HPD INTERPROFESSIONAL CULTURE IN EDUCATION AND CLINICAL PRACTICE

Steele Auditorium

Objective. At no other time in academic history is the timing more ideal than now for the integration of interprofessional education and practice into the curriculum and in the clinics at Nova Southeastern University. Currently there are over 60 health professions disciplines whose professional academic accreditations require interprofessional education in the curriculum. As a result of a 3-year ongoing initiative started in the College of Osteopathic Medicine and now fully integrated in the Health Professions Division, interprofessional education is occurring and faculty development programs are being offered throughout the academic year. Background. This presentation will discuss the interprofessional initiatives that are now available to students and faculty in the Health Professions Division. Methods. Results of attitude and knowledge surveys from students participating in interprofessional case studies will be discussed. Recommendations for the future to sustain the interprofessional culture will be examined. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss logistical challenges and future possibilities to expand the interprofessional learning opportunities within the community. Evaluative strategies will be discussed. The integration of interprofessional practice in the community setting and follow-up assessments will be explored. Results. Conclusion. Grants. N/A