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Grant Application: The Une Flu Crew: An Interdisciplinary Approach To The Assessment Of Knowledge, Beliefs And Perceptions Surrounding Influenza Immunizations And The Promotion Of Preventing Infection, Jeff Wisniowski, Christina Tsui, Samantha Grela, Marissa Laramie, Cameron Bubar Nov 2016

Grant Application: The Une Flu Crew: An Interdisciplinary Approach To The Assessment Of Knowledge, Beliefs And Perceptions Surrounding Influenza Immunizations And The Promotion Of Preventing Infection, Jeff Wisniowski, Christina Tsui, Samantha Grela, Marissa Laramie, Cameron Bubar

UNE Flu Crew

IPEC Mini-grant application for funding of UNE student project The UNE Flu Crew: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Assessment of Knowledge, Beliefs and Perceptions surrounding Influenza Immunizations and the Promotion of Preventing Infection. Osteopathic medicine and public health students collaborated to assess the knowledge and perceptions regarding the influenza vaccine among the University of New England’s student and faculty populations. The project also provided a peer-to-peer education model where members of the Flu Crew designed a teaching curriculum and provided community outreach to the UNE Biddeford campus and local community schools.


Discovering What Motivates Student Participation In Service Learning: A Model For Healthcare Educators, Erica Kiernan, Ryan Gaylor Oct 2016

Discovering What Motivates Student Participation In Service Learning: A Model For Healthcare Educators, Erica Kiernan, Ryan Gaylor

St. Augustine, Fall 2016

Service learning experiences can build skills such as leadership, teamwork, communication, cultural competence, marketing, financial management, conflict resolution, and ethical reasoning. Service learning is a beneficial pedagogy.

Therefore, the research question being addressed in this study is how student perceptions and motivation factor into international service learning trips and their impact on physical therapy and occupational therapy students’ current education and future clinical practice?


Effective Interventions To Reduce The Increase In Elective Cesarean Sections In Low Risk Women, Kimberly Kelsey, Crystal Hunter, Brianna-Kirsten Tan, Sara Shea, Heather Holland, Sasha Riley, Mary Uy, Tenzin Tsomo, Fasha Ruys-Solorzano, Dolma Tso Apr 2016

Effective Interventions To Reduce The Increase In Elective Cesarean Sections In Low Risk Women, Kimberly Kelsey, Crystal Hunter, Brianna-Kirsten Tan, Sara Shea, Heather Holland, Sasha Riley, Mary Uy, Tenzin Tsomo, Fasha Ruys-Solorzano, Dolma Tso

Student Research Posters

According to the Annals of Family Medicine, the amount of babies born via cesarean section has increased from 4.5% in 1965 to 26.1% in 2002 and nearly 40% of all cesarean sections are repeats. After an extensive literature review, results showed that patients need to be educated about the risks and benefits of vaginal delivery and cesarean delivery. It was also found that there needs to be policy changes to decrease the amount of cesarean sections done and increase the labor and delivery support without using interventions. Further study should be focused on morbidity and mortality very low ...


Patient Education: Airway Viral Infections In Danbury Ct, Aniruddha Bhattacharyya Jan 2016

Patient Education: Airway Viral Infections In Danbury Ct, Aniruddha Bhattacharyya

Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects

Viruses are the most common cause of respiratory infections, and the most common illness encountered by patients. Antibiotics are frequently requested by the patient to treat viral infections, and efforts by physicians to educate patients on the inefficacy of this treatment plan is often unsuccessful.


Accessing Reliable Health Information On The Internet, Nathaniel Sugiyama ,Ms3 Jan 2016

Accessing Reliable Health Information On The Internet, Nathaniel Sugiyama ,Ms3

Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects

In a low socioeconomic farming town at a rural family medicine clinic in upstate NY, I wanted to find a way to help reduce barriers to healthcare and help patients take an active role in their health using free internet resources. My idea was to help connect patients with reliable health information without needing to travel to the clinic, understanding that some patients may be limited in their ability to travel, take time off from work or afford the copays/expenses associated with seeing their providers. As such, I chose to investigate access to the internet, the ways in which ...


Application Of The Many Facet Rasch Model To Validate A Survey For The Selection Of Chief Residents, Kadriye O. Lewis, Haiqin Chen Jan 2016

Application Of The Many Facet Rasch Model To Validate A Survey For The Selection Of Chief Residents, Kadriye O. Lewis, Haiqin Chen

Posters

The literature does not show any established guidelines, methods, or psychometric instruments for selecting Chief Residents in academic programs. This study validates a newly designed instrument based on the characteristics and leadership qualities from the residents' perspectives. Our newly developed survey can differentiate Chief Resident candidates' performance as well as identify why a specific candidate is selected or not through MFRM. This tool can be applied to other residency programs.