News from UT InterProfessional Education

Register now to attend Simulation Conference

Register now to attend Simulation Conference
Register today to learn more about simulation in clinical education, strategies for effective debriefing, and strategies to develop interprofessional collaborative competencies with featured speaker, Sharon Decker, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN. Choose between breakout sessions: -Hospital Simulation Days: Dr. Ronnie Stout, Center for Simulation Director, University of Texas at El Paso -Critical Elements of Debriefing: Dr. Sharon Decker, Associate Dean for Simulation and Professor, Covenant Health System Endowed Chair in Simulation and Nursing Education, and Executive Director of The F. Marie Hall SimL...

Seton partners with UT Austin for research to improve healthcare services delivery

Seton partners with UT Austin for research to improve healthcare services delivery
  Seton Healthcare Family will fund 7 research initiatives through The University of Texas at Austin to help prevent healthcare services delivery problems in Central Texas. The Center for Health and Social Policy at UT Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs will oversee the $300,000 funding for the cross-disciplinary research collaborations with multiple UT departments, centers, and schools, including the School of Nursing.     SON associate professor Bo Xie is one of the principal investigators (PI) for the study, "Manual and Automatic Analysis of Patients’ Va...

HHS offering online education & training materials on Multiple Chronic Conditions (MCC)

HHS offering online education & training materials on Multiple Chronic Conditions (MCC)
Now available online: Health and Human Services created "a six-module curriculum designed for academic faculty, educators and trainers to inform healthcare professionals caring for persons living with multiple chronic conditions. Based on the MCC Education and Training Framework (http://www.hhs.gov/ash/initiatives/mcc/education-and-training/index.html), these modules provide knowledge and tools healthcare professionals can use as they improve quality of care of persons living with MCC.” An introductory PowerPoint and six presentations are now available for use by educators across the healthca...

Transformative Teams Video Released!

Transformative Teams Video Released!
InterProfessional Education at The University of Texas is excited to reveal one of our first videos to illustrate an exemplar of how interprofessional education works in the elective, Transformative Teams for Health Care. This video features Dr. John Luk, Assistant Professor of Medicine with the Dell Medical School and Lecturer with the School of Social Work, and Dr. Barbara Jones, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Institute for Palliative Care and Family Survival in the School of Social Work. Students from Dr. Luk and Dr. Jones' elective course share about their interactions with stu...

Poverty Simulation: Interprofessional Education event exposes students to patient challenges

Poverty Simulation: Interprofessional Education event exposes students to patient challenges
Interprofessional initiative builds empathy for patients with financial insecurities They gather early on a Saturday morning at the university's Anna Hiss Gymnasium not exactly sure what to expect from the next couple of hours.   More than 80 people put aside their lives and preconceived thoughts and either took on the persona of one of the 45 million Americans who daily face significant financial challenges or assumed the role of a staff member working in a business or community service agency that works with indigent communities.  For the next two hours they will gain a brief gl...