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  • 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 ...
  • Distance Education in Occupational Therapy: Comparison of On-Campus and Hybrid Student Outcomes (poster 25) 

    Jensen, Lou; Lally, Katherine; Bracciano, Al; Coppard, Brenda; Domina, Anna; Lampe, Angela; Mayer, Amy; Qi, Yongyue (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    Background:|To accommodate more individuals in a changing student population, distance education has been on the rise at the postsecondary level.|71% of academic leaders believe student learning outcomes in online education ...
  • Assessment of Clinical Knowledge and Interprofessional Collaboration during Multidisciplinary Telehealth Case Studies (poster 27) 

    Begley, Kimberley; Pick, Amy; Katie, Packard,; Ryan Haddad, Ann (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    BACKGROUND:|Clinical cases are essential tools in helping students move from didactic knowledge to application of emerging abilities.|Simulated patient cases have been used to promote deeper learning and have been identified ...
  • Shining the Spotlight on Health Careers to Area Youth (poster 26) 

    Begley, Kimberley; Fuji, Kevin (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    Background:| To emphasize health careers among Omaha’s urban high school students, representatives from several of Creighton University’s health sciences programs developed and implemented youth-oriented healtheducation, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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
  • Effect of Cognitive Wrappers on Student Metacognition Self-Monitoring (poster 23) 

    Patricia Soto; Gintaras Duda; Laura Aumen (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    Abstract to be added
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Occupational Therapists’ Perception on Evidence-Based Practice (poster 17) 

    Lampe, Angela; King, Kaitlann; Moran, Brady; Talian,Elizabeth; Wang, Yali; Mu, Keli (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    ABSTRACT: |The objective of this study was to specify and quantify occupational therapists’ perceptions surrounding evidence-based practice (EBP). Researchers utilized the Revised Evidence-Based Practice Process Assessment ...
  • The Intentional Integration of Spirituality into an Accelerated Nursing Curriculum (poster 18) 

    Banzhaf, Sara E.; Davis, Becky; Woster, Jenna S.; Tucci, Candice, Sr.; McCafferty, Kandis; Slone Cindy; Kirkpatrick Mandy; Minnich, Margo; Aufdenkamp, Marilee; Parks, Jane; Beiermann, Trisha (Creighton University, Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment. Omaha, Nebraska, 2017-11-03)
    Background:|Creighton University’s College of Nursing (CON), consistent with the University mission, focuses on the unique journey of each student to seek the truths and values essential to a fulfilling human life. Inspired ...

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