Interprofessional Education Events
The Fall 2016 IPE event took place on Monday, October 24 in the Holmes Convocation Center. Approximately 250 undergraduate seniors and graduate students gathered for 3 hours to review a clinical case study involving a gentleman who suffers from an acute stroke as a result of his ongoing battle with Type II diabetes. After an introductory presentation on diabetes and stroke by Appalachian nursing faculty Jean Bernard and Dana Brackney, students from athletic training, the physician assistant program, nursing, nutrition, social work, recreation management, exercise science, health promotion, health care management, and speech-language pathology gathered at round tables and worked their way through a the case from acute care through rehabilitation and back to education and prevention.
IP Training Programs for Students
Screening for Substance Use
Funded by SAMHSA, the Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral for Treatment (SBIRT) program trains students and community health and human service providers to use motivational interviewing in a culturally-sensitive capacity to initiate discussions with clients regarding substance use behaviors.
Rural Health Outreach Collaborative
The Rural Health Outreach Collaborative is a clinical training initiative between BCHS at Appalachian and Wake Forest School of Medicine to provide interprofessional hands-on training to students in rural health delivery of services.