VICE PRESIDENT FOR INTERPROFESSIONL EDUCATION AND INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS S REPORT

Loading....

Loading....

Loading....

Loading....

Loading....

Full text

(1)

1 March 9, 2015 Faculty Senate Meeting VICE PRESIDENT FOR INTERPROFESSIONL EDUCATION AND INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS’S REPORT ACADEMIC RESOURCES – P. Ciejka  Librarians will be available before and after the Mondays in March to answer questions  about BrowZine, a free app that lets you browse, read and monitor the latest journals  available from iPhones, iPads or Androids.     During the month of February, the Library asked students for their top three library  wishes.  There were 40 individual submissions with a total of 94 wishes.  Overwhelmingly, the top request was for longer hours.  Other Library wishes  were:  microwaves, group and individual study rooms, free printing and more electrical  outlets.  We have responded to each request and are looking into possibilities for  granting some of the wishes.  COUNCIL OF DEANS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING – D. Jacobs

 The  following  presenters  attended  the  March  COD  Executive  Committee  Meeting  to  present and/or provide updates in the month.    Presenter(s):  Topic: Dr. Jose Barral   MD‐MBA Dual Degree Proposal UTMB‐UHCL Dr. Chris McKee  OIE Update  THECB Annual Report on Low Producing  Programs and   Departmental Review Schedule Changes  Mr. Ryan Micks  Legislative Affairs Update Mr. Carlos Escobar  Facilities Planning Update as it relates to the  Academic Enterprise  Mr. Steve LeBlanc and Mr. Mike  Mastrangelo  Plans for the Hurricane Season Still at Risk  related to the Academic Enterprise   

INTERPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND PRACTICE (IPEP) – Prepared by Shelley Smith, Assistant Director of IPEP

 Interprofessional Education Day was held Thursday, March 5 from 1 p.m. – 4:30. Over 650 students and 62 Interprofessional Scholars attended the keynote and workshops. Forty two faculty and staff members presented 22 interprofessional workshops. Preliminary feedback was extremely positive. Students and workshop leaders will be sent evaluations.

(2)

2  Interprofessional Scholars served as leaders for IPE Day. Prior to the event, the students helped in the planning and preparation. Two scholars were assigned to each workshop. They prepared for the event by contacting the workshop leaders to see what they needed as far as room set‐up, etc. The students also helped on the day of the event with registration, assisting workshop leaders, and serving as guides. Some Interprofessional Scholars attended the “What’s hAPPing?” event sponsored by the Academy of Master’s Teachers on the evening of March 5. The interprofessional events helped students realize some apps that are available to assist in study methods.  Interprofessional Education and Practice Advisory Committee

A task force has been formed and charged with identifying the needs for an IPEP Office which includes space requirements, location, staffing, and job descriptions. The task force will help guide the objectives set forth in the 2020 Academic Enterprise.

 IPEP Collaborates with Professionalism Committee

IPEP continues to work with the Professionalism Committee to present Brown Bag Lunches with an interprofessional forum to discuss “respect” at UTMB.

A faculty lunch is scheduled for March 10. Attendees will receive CME credit. On April 1, the committee will host a lunch for students. An interprofessional case study with be presented by students who will share their different roles and responsibilities.

(3)

                  

utmb

 

School of Nursing

Faculty Senate Report ‐  March 2015

 

                     

Pamela G. Watson, RN, ScD 

Dean and Professor  Rebecca Sealy Distinguished Centennial Chair  UTMB Vice‐President for Interprofessional Education and   Institutional Effectiveness      

(4)

utmb

 

School of Nursing

 

Dean’s Report

  1 | P a g e     

Program News and Updates

  Dr. Watson is now serving as the Chair of the Graduate Nurse Education (GNE) Demonstration  Project. The four participating schools: UTMB, Texas Woman’s University, UT Health Science  Center‐Houston, and Prairie View A&M.    The School of Nursing received notice of a $2 Million bequest from Ms. Edith West Clarkson, an  alumnus of the school.  This will be the largest bequest gift from an individual to the SON in the  history of UTMB.    The Nursing Interprofessional Simulation Center held a session on critical care with a focus on  respiratory care with students from SON’s BSN program and SHP’s Respiratory Therapy and  Physician Assistant programs.    UTMB School of Nursing received another $75,000 grant from the Good Samaritan Foundation  to conduct Evidenced Based Practice conferences.  Dr. Patricia Richard and Dr. Patricia Davis  will be presiding.    The UTMB Student Nurses Association hosted a blood drive on February 23rd in conjunction  with UTMB Blood Bank. 

(5)

utmb

 

School of Nursing

 

Dean’s Report

  2 | P a g e     BSN Program:  o Approximately 80% of senior year students attended the nursing recruitment  day held by UTMB Health System  o Dr. Melissa Geist presented the workshop, Pharmacology Made Insanely Easy, to  the graduating class in preparation for the National Council Licensure Exam  (NCLEX‐RN)  o Dr. Cheyenne Martin served as guest lecturer to undergraduate students in  NURS 4206 Evidence Based Practice, presenting her research on medical ethics  during the Holocaust  o Elected representatives from each of the undergraduate courses attended a  luncheon with the Program Directors and Associate Dean to provide program  feedback     MSN Program:  o Program Director, Dr. Maureen Wilder, attended the American Association of  Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) Clinical Nurse Leader Summit in Orlando, Florida  and  the American Academy of Nurses’ (AAN) Masters in Education Conference  in St. Petersburg, Florida  o The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP)  reported 2014 pass rates of UTMB graduates for the following:   Adult Gerontolic Nurse Practitioners (AGNP) 92% passed, 13 total test  takers   Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP) 100% passed, 42 total takers      DNP Program:  o The program has received the largest number of applicants thus far since its  inception in 2012  o Applications are currently being reviewed with anticipation of admitting 18  students in the Fall semester     Nursing PhD Program:  o Michelle Poe, RN has successfully completed the oral defense of her dissertation,  Impact of Peer Observation on Learning Outcomes in Simulated Clinical Learning  Experiences  o UTMB Nursing PhD Program alumnus, Karen Alexander, has accepted a position  as the Undergraduate Nursing Program Director at the University of Houston  Clear Lake     

(6)

utmb

 

School of Nursing

 

Dean’s Report

  3 | P a g e   

Office of Student Affairs & Admissions

    SON Total Enrollment Spring 2015  Program  Enrollment Count    Undergraduate     498  Graduate     323  Doctoral (PhD and DNP)       70  Grand Total     891    2015 Commencement  563 Expected Number of Degrees to be Awarded   376 BSN   173 MSN   25 Doctoral (11 DNP & 14 PhD *GSBS*)    Recruiting Activities   Methodist St. John (Clear Lake) –  40 participants   UTMB Open House ‐  50 participants   UTMB Nursing Ethics Seminar Booth – 50 participants   Texas Swing: UH, TAMU, UT Austin, UTSA, Texas State) – 1000 student participants   Presented graduate programs to UTMB Nursing Leadership ‐ 30 

(7)

utmb

 

School of Nursing

 

Dean’s Report

  4 | P a g e   

Faculty Updates

      Sheryl Bishop, PhD has been quoted in the  Forbes.com article, Birthing Babies on Mars Will Be No  Small Feat, written by Bruce Dorminey.  http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucedorminey/2015/0 2/25/babies‐on‐mars‐not‐so‐fast/     Gloria Brandburg, PhD, RN, GNP‐BC has been  nominated and selected to serve on the Executive  Committee of the newly formulated Academy of  Master Clinicians (AMC) at UTMB for a 2‐year term.   

(8)

utmb

 

School of Nursing

 

Dean’s Report

  5 | P a g e      Leigh Ann Cates, PhD, APRN, NNP‐BS, RRT‐NPS, CHSE  Elected to National Association of Neonatal Nurse  Practitioners (NANNP)‐ NNP Mentoring Toolkit Task  Force    Ann Lovric, MS, RN has been selected as the February  Educator of the Month by the UTMB Academy of  Master Teachers (AMT)     Linda Rounds, PhD, RN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN has been  appointed to the Texas Center for Nursing Workforce  Studies’ Advisory Committee (TCNWSAC).   

(9)

utmb

 

School of Nursing

 

Dean’s Report

  6 | P a g e       

Faculty Publications and Presentations

  Cates, L.A. (2015 February). Exploration of Common Neonatal Respiratory Diseases.  Kaleidoscope Conference, Galveston Texas.    Wiggs, C. M. (2015 February). Career Pathway Courses: Meeting the challenges of improving  patient outcomes in an RN‐BSN program. Poster presented at the University of Texas  Kenneth I. Shine Academy of Health Science Education 2015 Innovations in Health Science  education Annual Conference, Austin, Texas.  Wisnewski, C.A. , Recertified as a diabetes educator (CDE, 3rd time), 2015‐2020). American  Association of Colleges and Nurses (AACN ) and American Association of Diabetes Educators  (AADE).  

Figure

Updating...

References

Updating...

Related subjects :