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May 2014
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DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: Upper Extremity Trauma

May 1 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Attend onsite at Des Moines University or online! If you are attending online, please register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/299370984685440001. You do not need to register if attending at Des Moines University. Target audience DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community. Objectives Identify elements of an effective trauma  system Hear and identify components of a pre-hospital oral patient report with transfer of care Review upper extremity anatomy Speakers Roberta Baldus D.H.Ed., PA-C Assistant Professor, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Donald…

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April 2014
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Student Conduct in the Online Environment

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 281,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50322 United States
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  Today’s learning environment continues to evolve into more and more online class opportunities and distance learning programs. Students in these classes are expected to conduct themselves as responsible members of the campus community, but do they know exactly what is expected of them?  As these classes become more abundant and accessible, your institution needs to ensure that clear policies are in place regarding academic integrity and online student conduct situations — and that you are prepared to adjudicate violations accordingly.  What are…

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March 2014
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ACGME “Milestones”

March 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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This webinar is hosted by International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE). Innovations in health care education require the simultaneous development of creative new approaches to student assessment.  This IAMSE webcast seminar series will explore these issues and provide several examples of how schools are evolving with assessment approaches.  Many, if not most, contemporary health science curricula are exploring the integrated learning of multiple basic science disciplines in the clinical and social contexts of patient care.  These teaching and learning approaches require…

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Assessment Review: Learning From Mistakes

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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This webinar is hosted by International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE). Innovations in health care education require the simultaneous development of creative new approaches to student assessment.  This IAMSE webcast seminar series will explore these issues and provide several examples of how schools are evolving with assessment approaches.  Many, if not most, contemporary health science curricula are exploring the integrated learning of multiple basic science disciplines in the clinical and social contexts of patient care.  These teaching and learning approaches require…

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Pivio: A New Records Management and Life-Long Learning Tool for the Medical Community

March 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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This webinar is hosted by International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE). Innovations in health care education require the simultaneous development of creative new approaches to student assessment.  This IAMSE webcast seminar series will explore these issues and provide several examples of how schools are evolving with assessment approaches.  Many, if not most, contemporary health science curricula are exploring the integrated learning of multiple basic science disciplines in the clinical and social contexts of patient care.  These teaching and learning approaches require…

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Friday Research Seminar Series

March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series has been canceled. Please join us on Friday, March 28 at noon in SEC #115. Additional information can be found here. 

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February 2014
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Newer Approaches to Medical Student Assessments

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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This webinar is hosted by International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE). Innovations in health care education require the simultaneous development of creative new approaches to student assessment.  This IAMSE webcast seminar series will explore these issues and provide several examples of how schools are evolving with assessment approaches.  Many, if not most, contemporary health science curricula are exploring the integrated learning of multiple basic science disciplines in the clinical and social contexts of patient care.  These teaching and learning approaches require…

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Friday Research Seminar Series

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the microbiology and immunology department. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Bacterial Poison Tipped Daggers: The Acinetobacter Type VI Secretion System Objectives Summarize the nosocomial risk factors, treatment and pathogenesis of Acinetobacter spp. infection. Describe the structure and function of bacterial type VI secretion systems. Describe the role that the type VI secretion plays in Acinetobacter spp. biology. Speaker Michael Carruthers, Ph.D. Assistant Professor – Microbiology and Immunology, Des Moines University…

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Blocked Shots: Examining the Basis, Nature and Public Health Impact of Vaccine Exemption Laws

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Munroe 101,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, 50312 United States
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Presented in Partnership by: American Society of Law Medicine and Ethics (ASLME), Network for Public Health Law, and Public Health Law Research Program   Most states in the U.S. currently permit non-medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations based on philosophical, personal and religious beliefs. Proponents of non-medical exemptions maintain that disease prevention is an individual responsibility, and that vaccinations are not completely safe or effective. Exemption opponents counter that mandating vaccinations protects the public’s health by decreasing the incidence of preventable disease,…

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Friday Research Seminar Series

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. “Exploring The Mechanism of Combination Therapy on Aggressive Natural Killer Cell Leukemia” General knowledge of natural killer cells and the malignancies they can develop. Potential effects of Statins and Verapamil in combination with chemotherapeutic agents on proliferation, the cell cycle, and cytoxicity of Natural Killer Cells. Understanding the role that P-glycoprotein plays in multi-drug resistance and…

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Using the HSOPS to Evaluate the Impact of TeamSTEPPS on Safety Culture

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 281,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50322 United States
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About TeamSTEPPS Team Strategies to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety (TeamSTEPPS) is an evidence-based set of teamwork tools, aimed at optimizing patient outcomes by improving communication and teamwork skills among health care professionals. It includes a comprehensive set of ready-to-use materials and a training curriculum to successfully integrate teamwork principles into any health care system. TeamSTEPPS website – http://www.teamsteppsportal.org/ Additional information regarding Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture (HSOPS) – http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/ Objectives   Use Kirkpatrick’s taxonomy of training evaluation criteria…

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Transforming Interprofessional Education, Practice and Collaboration

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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To integrate healthcare professional learners into redesigned patient-centered primary care delivery models, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has funded five demonstration sites as the Centers of Excellence in Primary Care Education (CoEPCEs). The main goal of the CoEPCEs is to develop and test innovative structural and curricular models that foster transformation of healthcare training from profession specific ‘silos’ to interprofessional, team-based educational and care delivery models in patient-centered primary care settings. CoEPCE implementation emphasizes four core curricular domains: shared decision-making, sustained relationships, interprofessional collaboration, and…

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