President's Student Scholar in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice
SPRING 2013 AWARD RECIPIENTS
The Quality Enhancement Plan Office wishes to congratulate the following students as being selected as a President's Student Scholar in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice:
- Michael Song - Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (Lubbock)
- Adam C. Hughes - School of Allied Health Sciences (Amarillo)
- Shamini Parameswaran - School of Medicine (Lubbock)
- Madeline Lennard - School of Nursing (Lubbock)
- Kevin Aloysius - School of Pharmacy (Dallas)
PURPOSE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP
To develop a cadre of students from Allied Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Graduate Biomedical Sciences who are committed to interprofessional education and actively engaged in collaborative projects and practice. The scholarship program will provide students an opportunity to lead interprofessional activities beyond those offered in their academic curriculum.
Interprofessional education - "When students from two or more professions learn about, from and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes.” (WHO, 2010)
Interprofessional collaborative practice - "When multiple health workers from different professional backgrounds work together with patients, families, carers, and communities to deliver the highest quality of care.” (WHO, 2010)
- Student currently enrolled at TTUHSC.
- Good academic standing and in compliance with TTUHSC Code of Professional and Academic Conduct (Student Affairs Handbook).
- Current member of the Interprofessional Ambassadors Student Organization.
- By submission of the application, students are agreeing to commit the effort needed to fulfill the specified scholar requirements.
ALL TTUHSC STUDENTS FROM ALL CAMPUSES ARE INVITED TO APPLY
- Selected students will be given a $1000 stipend in exchange for a commitment of one academic year to the IPE scholars program. Fifty percent of the stipend will be paid at the beginning of the Fall semester and 50% will be paid at the beginning of the Spring semester.
- The program is funded and coordinated by the President’s office.
- Estimated hours of engagement in the scholars program are 4 hours per week.
- Development and oversight of program activities will be provided by the interprofessional committee composed of representatives from Allied Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Biomedical Sciences.
- Current student scholars will be eligible to reapply each year during their academic career at TTUHSC; the application will be competitive and reacceptance to the program is not guaranteed.
- Students selected must remain in good standing with their degree.
- Scholars who complete the program successfully will receive a certification of completion, notation on his/her official transcript, and a designated honors cord to be worn at graduation activities.
REQUIRED STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Students Scholars will be required to:
- Actively participate in the IPE scholars monthly meetings and assume a leadership role to guide program activities. The meetings will provide the forum for educational activities (e.g., speakers, presentations by students, case studies, etc.) as well as program planning and development by student scholars.
- Complete the following IHI Open School for health professions courses;
|L 101 So You Want to Be A Leader in Health Care
PS 100: Introduction to Patient Safety
PS 101: Fundamentals of Patient Safety
PS 102: Human Factors and Safety
PS 103: Teamwork and Communication
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- Actively participate in at least two special projects or community activities related to interprofessional education and/or collaborative care such as
- Workshops and in-services,
- Annual Interprofessional Fall Symposium,
- Annual Interprofessional Team Building Experience,
- Simulation activities,
- Various patient care delivery systems,
- Interprofessional Grand Rounds,
- Research projects,
- Curricular activities, or
- The CLARION Competition.
- Maintain active role in Interprofessional Ambassadors Student Organization.
- Each cohort will develop, implement, and disseminate an IPE major project that can be utilized for future students and/or healthcare professionals.
- Upon completion of the program, a summative 3 to 5 page reflection on the experience is required.