ASAHP Hosts First Annual Summit on July 28th in Minneapolis
The Association of School of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) is hosting a Summit on Healthcare Workforce Readiness for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice this summer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It will take place on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 12:00pm-5:00pm at Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This will be a pre-conference session to the Nexus Summit, sponsored by the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, which will be held at the same venue.
The focus of the Summit is “Sustainable Collaborative Health Care through Education-Practice Partnerships” and is open to leaders from academia and practice to mutually explore the current realities of both environments and the interdependent relationship between them. The outcome of the Summit will be co-created actions steps and several outputs for dissemination.
The keynote speakers/facilitators for the meeting are Tracy Christopherson, MS, BAS, RRT and Michelle Troseth, MSN, RN, FNAP, FAAN from MissingLogic who will engage participants in activities using Polarity Thinking™ to help understand the interdependencies between interprofessional education and collaborative practice (IPECP) and determine critical action steps for education and practice settings toward a sustainable interprofessional workforce.
The topics for the interactive sessions are:
· Exploring Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice through a New Lens
· Developing a Polarity Thinking™ Mindset & Skills
· Mapping the IPECP Interdependent Realities
· Global & Local Action on Creating and Sustaining Education-Practice Partnerships
There will be several outputs from this event:
· Consensus Report on the Proceedings of the ASAHP Summit
· Manuscript Submitted for Peer Review
· Education-Practice Partnerships Activity/Progress Strategies/Methods
· Prioritized Research Agenda Moving Forward
There is no registration fee for participation in the ASAHP Summit, though space is limited so please register early. Registration link: https://goo.gl/forms/OvXvP3a6PXbPDRnG2
If you need more information please contact Dr. Anthony Breitbach, ASAHP IP Chairperson, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the Nexus Summit, the venue and housing go to: https://summit.nexusipe.org/
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS:
Tracy Christopherson, MS, BAS, RRT is the co-founder of MissingLogic, LLC, a company dedicated to unleashing the power of Polarity Thinking™ in healthcare. Tracy is an interprofessional studies doctoral student at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Her research focuses on the effect the management of polarities has on interprofessional collaborative practice. She is also a Polarity Scholar with the Interprofessional Institute for Polarity Thinking in Healthcare. Tracy has used Polarity Thinking™ in her work as a consultant supporting healthcare leaders and professionals as they strive to advance interprofessional collaborative practice in their healthcare environments. She has taught about polarities in healthcare to thousands of clinicians and leaders and frequently speaks on the topic at national and international conferences.
Michelle Troseth, MSN, RN, FNAP, FAAN is the co-founder of MissingLogic, LLC, a company dedicated to unleashing the power of Polarity Thinking™ in healthcare. Michelle is also the president of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) representing 14 different interprofessional academies committed to advancing interprofessional care in America. She has taught Polarity Thinking™ to thousands of healthcare leaders and clinicians across the globe, as well as authored articles on relevant polarities in healthcare. Michelle is a Polarity Scholar with the Interprofessional Institute for Polarity Thinking in Healthcare. She frequently speaks and consults with healthcare leaders on evidence-based practice, informatics, interprofessional collaboration and culture transformation.
More information about MissingLogic is available at www.missinglogic.com