Colleen Parrish, a fourth-year College of Medicine student who aspires to become a pediatrician, found the program to be an eye-opening and humbling experience.
Learning how they look at an issue really bolsters what knowledge you have. There was a lot of frustrations about who was responsible for what, but the great thing about those frustrations was that we had faculty support and we got to talk through it.
Because EPIC is a competitive program that is only open to a limited of students, the core faculty members added All Professions Day so every single student can participate in interprofessional training at some point during their time at OU HSC. With the support of Peggy Wisdom and the Wisdom Family Foundation, core faculty members created the necessary programs.
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View all of today's events ». Students at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center OU HSC have the opportunity to learn to work with their peers in different health professions through an interprofessional training program.
What to do! We had planned everything, and then we realized not necessarily that there were too many cooks in the kitchen, but we were all coming from different cookbooks. Best of OKC. Speaking of Chicken-Fried News: Great Scott!?
By promoting interprofessional training, students at OU HSC are able to gain a great appreciation of many of the challenges that stand in the way of patients achieving health. Jason Dommer recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science in nursing and plans to go into public health in Anchorage, Alaska, through the Air Force. All rights reserved.
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Interprofessional training has become so well-recognized that it is an accreditation requirement for most programs across the U. Fifteen national educational associations like the Association of American Medical Colleges are members of the Interprofessional Education Collaborative, a nonprofit organization that aims to connect health professionals for better care. Pin It. Favorite Saving….
Interprofessional training and "speed dating" program help medical students learn about peers' fields By Alissa Lindsey. EPIC brings together students from the colleges of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, public health, social work and allied health in teams of 10 to care for patients with complex cases at Good Shepherd Ministries, a clinic in Oklahoma City that serves only uninsured patients.
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This was a great program, and I would recommend it to anybody. To learn more about EPIC, visit ouhsc.
As payment models for health care change in the U. We historically have waited until the patients got really sick, and then we have this fabulous infrastructure to take care of them. Print headline: Colossal collaboration, Students at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center receive important interprofessional training.
Oklahoma Gazette. Empowering Patients through Inter-professional Collaboration EPIC began four years ago as a series of four instructional sessions and four clinical care experiences for 80 students in order to promote the learning objectives of the Interprofessional Education and Practice Collaborative IEPC of roles and responsibilities, ethics and values, communication and teamwork.