Teaching Together Program & Handouts

Teaching Together (2016) Program

Speakers’ Biographies (rev Apr 2016)

The  School of Nursing and Midwifery (SoNM) at Mount Royal University, in conjunction with Alberta Health Services, is pleased to host our Fourth Annual Signature Event Conference.   The mandate of this year’s Signature Event is to explore advances and opportunities in undergraduate classroom & clinical education, interprofessionality, and collaborative practice.

The keynote addresses, plenary sessions, and break-out sessions will address issues underpinning interprofessionality and team-based teaching in health care education, care planning and service delivery.

Signature Event Objectives:  At the conclusion of this conference participants will:

  1. Describe teaching methods and strategies that enhance interprofessionality;
  2. Consider strategies to optimize interprofessional teaching and learning.;
  3. Understand the role of interprofessional education in both clinical and formalized teaching and learning contexts;
  4. Recognize how the changing interprofessional landscape can inform undergraduate education, the teams providing direct care and patient-level outcomes;
  5. Describe the impact of team-based teaching on healthcare systems and service delivery.

Maximize Your Teaching Skills (Dr Bastable keynote)

Playing Nice in the Sandbox (Bensler Plenary)

Interprofessional Healthcare Delivery -Through a Distributed Cognition Lens (Green Keynote)

Interprofessionality in Action

  1. Lessons Learned: Ethio-Canadian Interprofessional Collaboration to Reduce Maternal-Child-Mortality:   IA1 (Jacoby et al)
    Dr Susan Jacoby, RM: Dr Vince Salyers; Dr Pam Nordstrom; Dr Margaret Quance; Mary Landseidel, RM; Deepali Upadhyaya, RM; Gisela Becker, RM; Dr Pattie Pryma; Heather McLellan & Dianne MacDonald, BA.
  2. Stepping Up Dating Violence Prevention Program:  IA2 (Warthe et al)
    Dr Gaye Warthe, SW: Dr Patricia Kostorous, RPsych; Dr Catherine Carter-Snell
  3. Things go very wrong when we don’t collaborate: Lessons from deaths and serious injury to children involved with child protection: IA3 (Choate)
    Dr. Peter Choate, SW
  4. Enhancing Multidisciplinary Sexual Assault Services in Alberta: IA4 (Carter-Snell)
    Dr. Catherine Carter-Snell
  5. Homeopathy & Nursing during the Perinatal Period: IA5 (Kiemeny)
    Katie Kiemeny, DHM
  6. Interprofessional Health Education to Improve Patient Outcomes for Tobacco Cessation-A Pilot Project: IA6 (Cinel)
    Julie Cinel

Undergraduate Interprofessionality

  1. Valuing students using a strengths-based pedagogy: A case study: UI1 (Juby)
    Brenda Juby
  2. Collaborative Teaching Practice in an Integrated Nursing Curriculum: Challenges, Opportunities and Outcomes:  UI2 (Dobbs et al)
    Martie Dobbs: Patricia Rosenau; Tracey Clancy
  3. Evidence-Informed Decision-Making: Strategies for Designing an Interprofessional Undergraduate Research Course with Cross Program Threads:  UI3 (Holtby et al)
    Dr. Murray Holtby: Genevieve Currie; Dr Miriam Carey (Policy Studies); Pattie Mascaro (Instructional Design); Cari Merkeley (Library Studies)
  4. When the Debrief Runs Out: Dealing with Psychological Harm in Simulation:
    Katherine Janzen: Shelley Jeske; Heather MacLean  UI4 (Janzen et al)

Focusing Interprofessional Learners on the Other

  1. Professional Coaching in Undergraduate Nurse Education: Literature Review and Future Possibilities: FIL1 (Kennedy et al)
    Dr. Andrea Kennedy: Liza Choi; Caroline Peplinski,
  2. You Cannot Give What You Do Not Have:  FIL2 (Kennedy et al)
    Dr. Andrea Puamakamae’okawekiu Kennedy; Rachael Jones & Mallory Kroeker

Interprofessional Simulation

  1. When the Debrief Runs Out: Dealing with Psychological Harm in Simulation:
    Katherine Janzen: Shelley Jeske; Heather MacLean  IS1 (Janzen et al)
  2. The Challenges of Planning an Interprofessional Health Team Development Course:
    Sheila Elliott: Elizabeth Richard; Kim Staples; Tammy MacLean; Jim Wohlgemuth; & Jean Burris  IS2 (Elliott et al)
  3. Facilitating Interprofessional Education: Bringing Respiratory Therapy and Nursing Post-Secondary Students Together in a Low-Fidelity Respiratory Lab: IS3 (Choi et al)
    Liza Choi; Dr Marg Olfert: Dr Heather Russell; Margot Underwood; Stephanie Zettel; Meredith Patey (RRT); Jennifer Stefura (RRT); Caroline Silen; and Jennifer Watson

Building the Interprofessional Team

  1. Multi-disciplinary difference of sex development teams: Collaborations and shared learning for professionals, students, patients and their families: BIT1 (Saunders)
    Dr. Caroline Sanders
  2. Clinical teaching: Does teaching make a clinician a better teacher? Are better clinicians teachers?:  BIT2 (Lockyer)
    Dr. Jocelyn Lockyer (Medical Education)
  3. Teaching Interprofessional Communication as an Interprofessional Team:  BIT3 (Potter et al)      Gaylene Potter: Cindy Brooks; Nadine Bryk-Jones (RPh); Terri Granigan (RPh); Dr Kathryn Pallister; Candi Raudebaugh (OT); & Brandi Ward
  4. A Better Referral, by Design: BIT4 (Cowan et al)                                                                                                       Michele Cowan (Medicine)

** Unless otherwise specified, speakers are credentialed within the discipline of Nursing.