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  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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). ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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