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  • Assessing the Effectiveness of the Use of Interactive Videos for Teaching Mediation Skills (poster 04) 

    Gonzales, Kathy; Guidero, Amanda (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, through its Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (NCR) Program, offers courses leading to a Graduate Certificate in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution as well as a Master’s ...
  • Building an Interactive Syllabus as a Portal to Student Engagement (poster 03) 

    McHendry, George F. (Guy), Jr; Gonzales, Kathy (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    "It’s in the syllabus!" is a familiar refrain for both students and professors. For professors, experiences with students who often (and repeatedly) ask questions that have already been answered by the course syllabus, ...
  • Use of Narrative in Assessing Clinical Reasoning (poster 02) 

    Furze, Jennifer; Black, Lisa (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    Background:|In the health professions, clinical reasoning is a critical component in the foundation of effective clinical practice. The concept, skills, and process of clinical reasoning can be fostered throughout one’s ...
  • 7 Trending Patterns of Program Assessment of Student Learning (poster 05) 

    Kokensparger, Brian (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    In which group is your program?|These groups were discovered during the spring 2016 semester based on trending data over 4 years of program-­‐level student learning assessment reporting in TaskStream at Creighton University. ...
  • Patient Comorbidity Profiles in an Integrated Behavioral Health Primary Care Setting (poster 13) 

    Iliescu, Daniela; Wethington, Anna (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    INTRODUCTION: | More than 132 million people in the United States experience chronic pain, depression, or anxiety. These conditions often present in primary care and occur simultaneously, making prompt diagnosis and treatment ...
  • The Effect of Professional Education on Attitudes Toward Evidence-based Practice among Occupational and Physical Therapy Students (poster 07) 

    Greiner, Bobbi; Patterson, Angela; Michelle, Messer; Schumacher, Margaret; Mu, Keli; Qi, Yongyue (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    BACKGROUND:|The use of evidence-based practice (EBP) is expected of healthcare professionals and drives quality of care.1,2 Evidence indicates that formal training on EBP changes a healthcare provider’s knowledge, skills ...
  • Improving the Candidacy Process in the Interdisciplinary Ed.D. Program in Leadership (poster 09) 

    Bloomquist, Candace; Moss Breen, Jennifer; Martin, James R. Jr.; Poursharafoddin, Hamed; Lux, Sarah; Richards, Bret (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    ABSTRACT:| The Interdisciplinary Ed.D. Program in Leadership is working to improve the program’s candidacy process. Passing candidacy is a requirement in the program. To pass candidacy, students must demonstrate graduate ...
  • From Perception to Perspective: Assessing the Effectiveness of a Service Learning Project (poster 08) 

    Greiner, Bobbi; Poskey, Gail A. (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    Service-learning integrates community service, didactic instruction, and reflection and is well-suited to the needs of adult learners(Seifer & Connors, 2007). Theoretically, service-learning benefits both the students and ...
  • Best Practices for Syllabus Creation and Review (poster 14) 

    Coppard, Brenda M. (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    BACKGROUND:|The term syllabus means a label or table of contents. The Webster's American English Dictionary defines syllabus as a "course of study" (1999). A syllabus is an academic document that serves to communicate ...
  • Using the Learning Management System to Track Collaborative Care Activities (poster 11) 

    Goodsell, Zachary; Poutre, Elizabeth; Potthoff, Meghan; Packard, Katie; Doll, Joy (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    New educational technologies such as online learning, distance technologies and simulation approaches are overcoming traditional barriers to interprofessional learning related to time and space (Weinstein et al., 2010). ...
  • The Use of a Modified Small Group Instructional Diagnosis in a Psychiatric Pharmacy Rotation Experience (poster 12) 

    Price, Paul (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    ABSTRACT: |The Small Group Instructional Diagnosis (SGID) was developed by Joseph Clark and Mark Redmond as a government funded project in 1982. The SGID is traditionally used as a mid-course evaluation with a trained ...
  • Meeting Global Rehabilitation Need: Impact of an International Visiting Rehabilitation Student Program (poster 21) 

    Patterson, Angela; Bahle-Lampe, Angie; Greiner, Bobbi; Bracciano, Al; Helene, Lohman; Keli Mu; Yongue Qi, (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    ABSTRACT:|Collaborations to increase capacity for healthcare professionals requires careful planning, open communication, implementation, formative and summative evaluation, and most importantly, sustainability3. International ...
  • Teaching Critical Thinking Skills to Middle School Students (poster 15) 

    Doyle, Beverly; Lohman, Ben; Behne, Burke (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    Critical Thinking:|Critical Thinking requires formal operational thought. |Students evolve to being able to solve more abstract problems. |Students start to have concerns about social issues. |Vygotsky believes a teacher ...
  • Preparing Nurse Practitioner Students to Deliver Bad News (poster 10) 

    Coffman, Rhonda; Lindsay Iverson; Susan Connelly; Potthoff, Meghan (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    INTRODUCTION:| |Delivering bad news to a patient, family member, or loved one can be one of the most difficult and uncomfortable situations a provider encounters. |Most graduate nursing programs provide limited education ...
  • Measuring the Impact of an Online IPE Course on Team Perceptions (poster 20) 

    Potthoff, Meghan; Packard, Katie; Doll, Joy; Jensen, Gail; Costanzo, Cindy; Maio, Anna; White, Mike (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    INTRODUCTION:|Students are now required to be “collaboration ready” for the practice setting upon graduation. (IPEC, 2011, 2016) |To achieve this goal, students must be provided foundational knowledge on team based care ...
  • Exploring the Implementation of a Systematic Search Template in a Drug Information Rotation (poster 16) 

    Lozicki, Alyson; Slowiczek, Lindsay (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    Fourth year pharmacy students on their Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience rotations are required to complete a rotation in drug information (DI) and the Center for Drug Information and Evidence-Based Practice at Creighton ...
  • HPV Vaccine and the College Population (poster 06) 

    Maynard, Angela; Iossi, Kimberly; Vargas, Olivia (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    ABSTRACT: |Human Papilloma virus is known to cause various cancers. It is a vaccine preventable disease. The three dose series must be initiated by the age of 26 years. The immunization records for each student visiting ...
  • Assessing Faculty Preparedness - The Foundations of Effective Online Teaching and Learning (poster 19) 

    Sarah Oliver; Andrew Bunton (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    Course Assessment:| To prepare faculty to teach online, the Center for Academic Innovation created an online faculty development course. This course has gone through over six iterations since it was first implemented, each ...
  • The Innovative Use of Augmented Reality in the College of Nursing (poster 22) 

    Ball, Sarah; Miller, Jacque; Schoening, Anne; Selig, Cindy; Koziol, Dana; McCafferty, Kandis; Murcek, Christina; Panning, Mark; Fukuda, Ethan; Koster, Emily; Niu, Muge; Koh, Tong (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    Abstract to be added
  • Vertical Integration of Physical Rehabilitation Concepts Across Three Semesters in an Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program: The Student Perspective (poster 24) 

    McGill, Madeline; Jensen, Lou; Mayer, Amy (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    Abstract to be added

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