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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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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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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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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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HIPAA and Public Health: An Update from the HHS Office of Civil Rights

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Des Moines University, Munroe 101,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, 50312 United States
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The webinar is co-sponsored by the CDC’s Public Health Law Program and the Network for Public Health Law.         A number of provisions in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)  mandate adoption of federal privacy protections for health information  and data. The HIPAA Privacy Rule protects the privacy of individually identifiable health information; the HIPAA Security Rule sets national standards for the security of electronic protected health information; and the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule requires…

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January 2014
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ADA: Recent Cases and Implications for Higher Education

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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What are the current trends in compliance and ADA enforcement? How can DMU balance compliance and risk management approaches in policy and practice? Now that the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) has reduced denials based on not qualifying for protection, more cases are focusing on the “reasonableness” of the accommodation. Fundamental alteration is the most important aspect of “reasonable” in an academic context. Can DMU define fundamental alteration and do we have a process to document it?  Explore…

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November 2013
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Institutionalizing IPE: Things You Should Consider

November 18, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Des Moines University, Munroe 101,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, 50312 United States
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The IHI Triple Aim challenges us to prepare practice-ready graduates who work together to improve the patient experience, improve the health of populations, and reduce healthcare costs. But health profession education programs committed to transforming curricula to teach proficiency with interprofessional collaborative practice competencies face multiple challenges at the individual, program, and institutional levels. Grounded in four years of experience, this panel will reflect on the process of institutionalizing interprofessional education and building meaningful, cross-college collaborative partnerships that have transcended…

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Copyright Law Update: The Courts Have Spoken

November 5, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Learn what DMU has the right to use and how you can use it in your classrooms and libraries. Copyright has become more prominent and problematic in recent years, as court decisions, changes in technology, and efforts by industry players all affect the ability of colleges and universities – and your students – to access, create and share intellectual property. Copyright holders have vigorously challenged the rights of institutions to use copyrighted content in certain ways and institutions have, for…

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