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Teaching Skills For Self Sufficiency: Health Management For Patients With Disabilities And Chronic Health Conditions, Teresa M. Hickam, Kathy Smith Oct 2019

Teaching Skills For Self Sufficiency: Health Management For Patients With Disabilities And Chronic Health Conditions, Teresa M. Hickam, Kathy Smith

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Research shows patients who develop self-health management skills are able to translate these skills in other life domains such as higher education, social interaction and employment. Persons with chronic health conditions or disabilities often face challenges securing employment which in turn impacts self sufficiency and long-term health. The poster focuses on two programs at Children's Mercy serving as key building blocks for adolescents to manage their lives.


Health Literacy Challenges And Opportunities: Bringing Children’S Mercy And Kansas City Together, Jennifer A. Lyon, Angie Knackstedt, Barbra Rudder, Mamta Reddy Md, Courtney R. Butler May 2019

Health Literacy Challenges And Opportunities: Bringing Children’S Mercy And Kansas City Together, Jennifer A. Lyon, Angie Knackstedt, Barbra Rudder, Mamta Reddy Md, Courtney R. Butler

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BACKGROUND: A multidisciplinary group at Children's Mercy Kansas City applied for and received the NNLM MCR's Immersive Workshop Grant in December, 2017, and used the funding to organize and host a two-day immersive, interprofessional workshop in April, 2018, that 1) brought together health literacy-invested groups and individuals within the Kansas City community to learn about health literacy including cultural, language, numeracy and digital inclusion factors; and 2) provided specialized training to targeted CM participants to improve the provision of bedside health information to patients and caregivers. Objectives included: increasing community-wide collaboration, sharing resources, encouraging participants to become change ...


Improving Nicu Referrals To The Missouri Early Intervention Program (First Steps), Luke Prest, Lauren Fenstermann, Ayman Khmour May 2019

Improving Nicu Referrals To The Missouri Early Intervention Program (First Steps), Luke Prest, Lauren Fenstermann, Ayman Khmour

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First Steps is the statewide early intervention program in Missouri, but a review of referrals from the Truman neonatal intensive care unit revealed that only 24% of eligible patients were being referred. This poster describes efforts to increase awareness among residents and to refer all eligible patients to First Steps upon discharge.


Community Based Research By Applying Chemistry, Claire M. Mcdonnell Jan 2018

Community Based Research By Applying Chemistry, Claire M. Mcdonnell

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Poster describing projects undertaken by Students Learning With Communities e.g. Road Safety Awareness - Breath and Urine Testing for Alcohol and Development of Roadside Drug Testing Methods; Long-term Study of Soil Quality for a Common Garden and Grangegorman site; Student Placements with Wells for Zoe Charity in Malawi; Development of a liquid soap product from waste food carrier oils with the Lifeline Project.


Chemical Sciences In The Community, Claire M. Mcdonnell Jan 2018

Chemical Sciences In The Community, Claire M. Mcdonnell

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Poster describing projects undertaken by Students Learning with Communities e.g. Students Learning with Communities in the School of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, DIT; Safety Audits and Chemical Risk Assessments in Small Businesses; Interaction with Schools, St Michael's Youth Project and the General Public.


Community Based Learning With Second Year Chemistry Undergraduates - Piloting A Junior Scientist Badge With A Local Youth Service, Claire M. Mcdonnell Jan 2018

Community Based Learning With Second Year Chemistry Undergraduates - Piloting A Junior Scientist Badge With A Local Youth Service, Claire M. Mcdonnell

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We developed a pilot syllabus for a Junior Scientist badge for 8-12 year olds. It involved interaction between 16 of our students and 9 young people from St Michael's Youth Project in Inchicore over 5 weeks. The inspiration came from work in the USA to promote science to girls by supporting scouts towards obtaining a chemistry badge. This is one of a series of community based learning (CBL) projects implemented as the 'lab' component of a 2nd year Professional Skills module for chemistry at Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT).


Teaching High School Seniors About Transitioning To Adult Healthcare, Christine Clune, Teresa Hickam, Adrienne Olney Jan 2018

Teaching High School Seniors About Transitioning To Adult Healthcare, Christine Clune, Teresa Hickam, Adrienne Olney

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This poster describes an educational intervention consisting of two classroom sessions to teach high school seniors how to successfully transition to adult care. Topics covered included the ability to fill out medical forms, when to contact one's doctor and where to get medical care when the doctor's office is closed, how health care privacy changes at age 18, the need for health insurance, the need to keep medical records, etc.


Application Of The Multi-Facet Rasch Model To Validate Chief Residents Survey: A Two-Year Study, Kadriye O. Lewis, Ross Newman Jan 2017

Application Of The Multi-Facet Rasch Model To Validate Chief Residents Survey: A Two-Year Study, Kadriye O. Lewis, Ross Newman

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This study compares the Chief Resident candidates' characteristics and leadership qualities within and across two years and further validates the Chief Resident peer selection instrument.


Investigating Program Directors' Milestone Assessment Practices In Graduate Medical Education, Kadriye O. Lewis, Susan B. Hathaway, J F. Knapp, Denise Bratcher, Douglas Blowey Jan 2017

Investigating Program Directors' Milestone Assessment Practices In Graduate Medical Education, Kadriye O. Lewis, Susan B. Hathaway, J F. Knapp, Denise Bratcher, Douglas Blowey

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The purpose of this study is to investigate the current assessment practices as well as identify the needs and challenges of the Program Directors in implementing ACGME's Milestones for assessment in graduate medical education at a pediatric hospital. The ultimate outcome of this study will be to fairly deliver our support and services to all programs equally providing expertise/consulting, guiding, mentoring/advising, and distributing resources.


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

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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.


University Of New England Center For Excellence In Neuroscience K-12 Outreach Program, Alexandria D'Ambruoso, Kelsey Schwarz, Alex Deal, Kristen Erickson, Edward Bilsky, Michael Burman Nov 2014

University Of New England Center For Excellence In Neuroscience K-12 Outreach Program, Alexandria D'Ambruoso, Kelsey Schwarz, Alex Deal, Kristen Erickson, Edward Bilsky, Michael Burman

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Research poster describing UNE's Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences (CEN) K-12 outreach program. Founded in 2009 with three main areas of focus—research, scholarship and community outreach—CEN includes over 40 faculty members affiliated with neuroscience research and/or education. The Neuroscience Outreach Program was established in 2009 with the goal of bringing fun, interactive neuroscience lessons to schools to engage students in learning about neuroscience. UNE undergraduate and professional students present the lessons in classrooms with support from UNE faculty and staff.


The Birds, The Bees & The Swedes: Exploring The Role Of Pleasure In Swedish Sex Education, Arielle Pardes Apr 2013

The Birds, The Bees & The Swedes: Exploring The Role Of Pleasure In Swedish Sex Education, Arielle Pardes

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"The Birds, the Bees & the Swedes" displays excerpts of semi-structured interviews with 15 Swedish students on their perspectives of sex education in schools. Arielle uses clever visuals in presenting notions of "pleasure" in the middle of the poster, followed by students' direct quotes at the bottom. The gray and white contrast work well together to highlight both the text and the circular visuals on the side of the poster.

Key visual elements:

  • Effective gray and white contrast
  • Creative use of text throughout poster
  • Clever visuals to highlight text

This was created for the Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships (CURF) Undergraduate ...


Introduction To The Exhibition Of The Work Of Students Learning With Communities, Catherine Bates Jan 2013

Introduction To The Exhibition Of The Work Of Students Learning With Communities, Catherine Bates

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This exhibition showcases the work of over 1300 students working with over 100 community partners


What Is The Current Of The River?, Karla Rivera Jul 2012

What Is The Current Of The River?, Karla Rivera

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The McNair Scholars Program prepares undergraduate students for graduate studies by providing opportunities to pursue advanced research. During the summer program, students complete an original research proposal and share their work through a presentation and a research poster.

Karla's research question:

What is the experience of African American and Hispanic/Latino/a Doctoral students at the University of Pennsylvania?

Key visual elements:

  • Illustrative photographs
  • Word cloud of key concepts
  • QR code to direct viewers to further information


Student As Teacher: Computing Projects In Local Schools., Ciaran O'Leary, Dublin Institute Of Technology Jan 2012

Student As Teacher: Computing Projects In Local Schools., Ciaran O'Leary, Dublin Institute Of Technology

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Poster displaying computing ininner city Dublin schools.


First Year Product Design Students, Carmel Rooney, Gregor Timlin Jan 2012

First Year Product Design Students, Carmel Rooney, Gregor Timlin

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As part of the BSc (hons) Degree in Product Design, first year students combined the skills learned in the Communication and Design Modules to work with the Dypsraxia Association of Ireland, to develop concept designs for objects to facilitate everyday living for people with dyspraxia.


Community Dietetics, Sheila Sugrue Jan 2012

Community Dietetics, Sheila Sugrue

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The aim of this project was to link groups of 3 to 4 final year students with community projects interested in participating where a specific nutrition need would be identified and addressed collaboratively.


Urban Community Gardening: Motivation For Participation And The Impact On Fruit And Vegetable Intake, Christina Purcell, Noelle Corrigan, Sheila Sugrue Jan 2012

Urban Community Gardening: Motivation For Participation And The Impact On Fruit And Vegetable Intake, Christina Purcell, Noelle Corrigan, Sheila Sugrue

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This was a collaborative project between two DIT students and Dublin Community Growers, investigating the relationship between involvement in community gardening and eating fruit and vegetables.


Second Year Architecture Community Based Project, Patrick Flynn Jan 2012

Second Year Architecture Community Based Project, Patrick Flynn

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Project based in the town of Monasterevin, Co. Laois, where students worked with local community members to develop proposals for the civic realm and the overall town strategy. Students also collaborated with members of Men Alone In No-man’s land (MAIN) to develop a concept design for a ‘manshed’ as a possible base for the men’s group, as part of the Monasterevin scheme.


Dit-Larkin Community College Tutoring Project, Julie Dunne Jan 2012

Dit-Larkin Community College Tutoring Project, Julie Dunne

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Over a 10 week period DIT 1st. year Pharmacy Technician students tutor Larkin Community College Students in Leaving Certificate Biology.


Clic News: A News Website For Children, Kate Shanahan Jan 2012

Clic News: A News Website For Children, Kate Shanahan

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CliC News is a collaboration between the DIT Access and Civic Engagement Office and the School of Media, DIT. Students in Journalism plan, edit, and write articles for an interactive news website for primary school children, fostering literacy and computer literacy among the children, as well as an engagement with current affairs.


Wells For Zoe, Malawi And Dit Students From Various Disciplines, Catherine Bates Jan 2012

Wells For Zoe, Malawi And Dit Students From Various Disciplines, Catherine Bates

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Since 2008 DIT students across disciplines have collaborated with Irish-Malawian charity Wells for Zoe. Students have spent up to three months in Malawi undertaking community-based projects on work placement modules, addressing the challenges facing local communities. In addition, DIT-based projects include pump design development and digital marketing projects.


Lifeline And Dit Students Of Various Disciplines, Catherine Bates Jan 2012

Lifeline And Dit Students Of Various Disciplines, Catherine Bates

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LIFELINE is a community-led project exploring the potential for transitional land use in the Grangegorman area of Dublin. DIT students across a wide range of programmes have been involved in collaborative work on this project since 2008/9, from Manufacturing and Design Engineering to Spatial Planning, and from Visual Communications to Nutraceuticals.


Laptops4africa: Fundraising By First Year Computer Science Students, Leslie Shoemaker Jan 2012

Laptops4africa: Fundraising By First Year Computer Science Students, Leslie Shoemaker

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This project involved computing students developing and running fundraising activities to support the work of Wells for Zoe in Malawi, providing clean water to communities. The students developed a range of transferable and professional skills from this project.


Redesigning Studio Apartments For Sheltered Accomodation Using Colour Theory, Kerry Meakin Jan 2012

Redesigning Studio Apartments For Sheltered Accomodation Using Colour Theory, Kerry Meakin

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First year interior Design and Furniture Students study colour theory as part of a second semester module on colour and perception, and as part of this brief worked with older residents in Dublin City Council housing in Raheny and Kilbarrack to collaboratively produce colour palettes and mood boards that the older people could use at home.


Energy And The Environment: Electrical Services Engineering Students Work With Local School Pupils, Joseph Teehan Jan 2012

Energy And The Environment: Electrical Services Engineering Students Work With Local School Pupils, Joseph Teehan

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As part of their module Energy and the Environment, first year students in the B Tech Electrical Services Engineering had the option to engage with first year secondary school pupils in Synge Street CBS, to support them in the classroom in learning science and engineering concepts.


Light Therapy Treatment Using Quiet Motors And Remote Control, Gavin Duffy Jan 2012

Light Therapy Treatment Using Quiet Motors And Remote Control, Gavin Duffy

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A final year Electrical Engineering student worked with Camphill Community to develop a quiet motor system to adjust the blinds in a light therapy treatment room for people with cerebral palsy.


Early Development Of Professional Skills Benefits Students & Community Partners, Clare Corish, Daniel Mccartney Jan 2012

Early Development Of Professional Skills Benefits Students & Community Partners, Clare Corish, Daniel Mccartney

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The BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition & Dietetics programme requires the early development of professional skills. In the Stage 2 module "Professional Practice Studies", academic staff and students worked with Dublin City Council and older people in the North Central area to facilitate the development of these skills.


Students Re-Designing Rooms In The Building In Collaboration With The Young People Of Smpyp, Tracey Dalton Jan 2012

Students Re-Designing Rooms In The Building In Collaboration With The Young People Of Smpyp, Tracey Dalton

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This was a live project for students

which involved collaboration with the young people of the youth project .

This involved meetings, taking a brief, surveying, photographing and presenting their finished proposals to their ‘clients’.

It gave the students an indication of how to work with real clients and to give back to the community through creativity.

It also gave students an awareness of using budgets in projects.


Early Development Of Professional Skills Benefits Students & Community Partners, Clare Corish, Daniel Mccartney Jan 2012

Early Development Of Professional Skills Benefits Students & Community Partners, Clare Corish, Daniel Mccartney

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Poster advocating Early Development of Professional Skills Benefits Students & Community Partners