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Blast of the Week 02-15-2016: Are You Ready?!

Jun 14, 2016, 01:38 AM by Jeffrey Braxton

Please join ACAPT for one or more meetings at CSM:

Wednesday, February 17

Roundtable Liaison meeting

4:00-7:00pm

Anaheim Marriott

Platinum Ballroom 4

Wednesday, February 17

Education and Pedagogy Consortium

6:00-7:00pm

Anaheim Convention Center

204 A

Thursday, February 18

Consortium for the Humanities, Ethics and Professionalism Inaugural Meeting

6:00-7:30pm

Anaheim Convention Center

204 B

Thursday, February 18

Clinical Reasoning Curricula and Assessment Research Consortia Meeting

6:30-8:30pm

Anaheim Convention Center

204 A

Thursday, February 18

Research-Intensive Physical Therapy Programs Consortium Business Meeting

6:30-8:00pm

Anaheim Convention Center

202-A

Ready to step up to APTA committee service? Now’s your chance.The call for volunteers to serve on APTA committees is open now through February 23.  Members interested in serving  on Ethics and JudicialFinance and AuditLeadership DevelopmentPublic Policy and Advocacycommittees, or an Awards subcommittee, are encouraged to let APTA know of their willingness to participate. Ready to apply? Visit the Volunteer Interest Pool by updating your profile, then click "Apply for Current Vacancies" to answer questions specific to the committee. Your profile and thoughtful responses to the application question will be read carefully and will assist us in selecting the most appropriate, diverse, and inclusive teams possible. For more information, contact Appointed Group Pool.

Spring 2016 IPEC Institute: Confirmed Speakers and Preliminary Agenda Now Available: The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) is holding its 10th faculty development institute focused on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QI/PS) on May 4-6, 2016 at the Dulles Hyatt in Herndon, VA. The agenda is designed to showcase the latest developments in IPE, to add to attendees' QI/PS knowledge, and to stimulate discussion and ideas. To achieve this, the institute will bring together leading healthcare speakers and experts to contribute to the two and half days of presentations and discussions. 

Confirmed speakers include:

  • John Bulger, Geisinger Health Plan
  • Carolyn Clancy,
  • David Farmer, University of North Texas Health Science Center
  • Elisabeth Kalenderian, Harvard University, School of Dental Medicine
  • Dora Anne Mills, University of New England
  • Denice Stewart, Oregon Health & Science University, School of Dentistry
  • Deborah Trautman, American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • Marcia Wilson, National Quality Forum
  • theory burst presentations on QI/PS content;
  • guided learning experiences and team-based planning activities;leading speakers from around the country;
  • dedicated time to explore how to embed QI/PS at your institution.

The agenda features:

A preliminary version of the institute agenda is available here

Register now to secure your place. 
For inquiries, contact Shelley McKearney at smckearney@aacn.nche.edu.

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