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Programme

09:30am     Welcome from Richard Pitt Chair of CAIPE

09:45am     Introductions

Maggie Hutchings, Sundari Joseph Vice Chairs

10:00am     Part 1: Opportunities for Collaborative Practice

10:00am -10:20 am Paper 1

Healthcare professions students volunteering during the Covid-19 pandemic: an unexpected learning opportunity for interprofessional education       

Jascha de Nooijer, Matthijs Bosveld and Daan van Doorn on behalf of Loes van Bokhoven, Ingrid Caubergh, Michel van Zandvoort, Jeroen van Merrienboer, Albine Moser,

Andrea Klaeijssen, Patricia Stassen, Dewa Westerman, Dennis Bergmans, Iwan van der Horst en Walther van Mook, Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

10:20am -10:40am Paper 2

 “How do you like your MDT?” Multidisciplinary Team development training for Primary Care Networks

Nasrin Razzaq and Deepa Solanki, Integrated Care Education, Harrow ICP and Training Hub.

10:40am     Chat Rooms to discuss papers and Part 1 theme: Opportunities for Collaborative Practice

10.55am      Part 2: Opportunities for Digital Interprofessional Education

10:55am -11:15 am Paper 3

Digital Interprofessional Education: Lessons learned by trial and error

Hester Smeets and Aimee van Loo, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands.

11:15am - 11:35am Paper 4

Simultaneous COVID-19-induced digitalisation and qualitative improvement of inter-institutional education in five healthcare curricula

Vincent Geukers1, Marike de Ruiter1, Aline Broekema2, Jan Hindrik van Ravesloot1, Rien de Vos1, Stephan Ramaekers2, Margo van Hartingsveldt, 1University of Amsterdam; 2University of Applied Sciences; Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

11:35am - 11:50am        Chat rooms to discuss papers and Part 2 theme: Opportunities for Digital Interprofessional Education

11:50am - 12.15pm        Large Group Q&A on presentations 1-4 with authors

12.15pm - 1:00pm           Lunch and Digital Poster Viewing

(P1) The COVID-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka: Multi-sectoral Healthcare and Other Workers on the Front Line – Risk and Challengers

Chulani Herath (PhD), The Open University of Sri Lanka.

(P2) The impact of COVID 19 on healthcare teaching and learning: A Delphi Study

Honorary Professor Lesley Diack, Robert Gordon University.

1:00pm       Part 3: Opportunities for research

1:00pm - 1:20pm Paper 5

Doing interprofessional research in the COVID-19 era

Michael Sy1, Noreen O’Leary2, Shobhana Nagraj3, Alla El-Awaisi4, Veronica O’Carroll5 and Andreas Xyrichis6, 1 University of the Philippines, 2 University of Limerick, 3 University of Oxford, 4 Qatar University, 5 University of St Andrews, 6 King’s College London.

1:20 pm - 1:40 pm Paper 6

Perceptions of Who is in the Healthcare Team? A Content Analysis of Social Media Posts during COVID-19 Pandemic

Alla El-Awaisi1, Veronica O'Carroll2, Somaya Koraysh1, Sarra Koummich1 and

Marion Huber3, 1 Qatar University, 2 University of St Andrews, 3 Zurich University of Applied Sciences.

1:40pm - 1:55pm  Chat rooms to discuss papers and Part 3 theme: Opportunities for research

1:55pm - 2:30pm Large Group Q&A on presentations 5 & 6 and posters P1 & P2 with authors

2:30pm - 3:15pm  Afternoon Tea with chat groups

3:15pm - 3:30pm Closing Remarks Richard Pitt

Presenter Biographies

PRESENTATIONS

 

Healthcare professions students volunteering during the Covid-19 pandemic: an unexpected learning opportunity for interprofessional education       

Jascha de Nooijer, Matthijs Bosveld and Daan van Doorn on behalf of Loes van Bokhoven, Ingrid Caubergh, Michel van Zandvoort, Jeroen van Merrienboer, Albine Moser, Andrea Klaeijssen, Patricia Stassen, Dewa Westerman, Dennis Bergmans, Iwan van der Horst en Walther van Mook.  Maastricht University, The Netherlands.

Jascha de Nooijer (PhD) is a professor in Interprofessional Teaching and Learning at the School of Health Professions (SHE), Maastricht University in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Matthijs Bosveld (MSc) is currently a fifth-year medical student at Maastricht University in Maastricht, the Netherlands and obtained a master in Healthcare Policy, Innovation and Management.​

Daan van Doorn (BSc) is currently a fifth-year medical student at Maastricht University in Maastricht, The Netherlands.


“How do you like your MDT?” Multidisciplinary Team development training for Primary Care Networks

Nasrin Razzaq and Deepa Solanki. Integrated Care Education, Harrow ICP and Training Hub.

Dr Nasrin Razzaq, MBChB MRCGP DRCOG DGM MSc(Geron) is Education Lead for Integrated Care Education, Harrow ICP and Training Hub. Nasrin works as Clinical Lead for Mollison Way Surgery in Harrow.  Having previously been a GP Senior Partner, Clinical Director of Primary Care for Luton CCG and Clinical Lead for Older People for BLMK STP, she combines her passion for Care of Older People with her interest in multi-professional education. She has co-developed an education course for doctors sitting the Diploma in Geriatric Medicine and runs the course twice a year. She co-developed and ran workshops for Health Education NW London teaching multi-professional teams how to identify, assess and manage Frailty. She was commissioned to develop a proposal for Integrated Care Education for Harrow ICP and the Training Hub in early 2020 and is currently Education Lead for the MDT PCN training programme in Harrow. Her MSc in Gerontology gained from King’s College London has given her the skills to understand the demographics of Ageing in society and challenge Policies for Older People.

Deepa Solanki BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Business Administration is Project Manager and Training Co-ordinator for Integrated Care Education, Harrow ICP and

Training Hub. With a career background in Finance and Administration within both the public and private sector, Deepa takes the lead on non-clinical activities including

stakeholder engagement, training development, delivery and evaluation.  She delivered workshops for Health Education NW London for multidisciplinary, multiple organisation teams on how to identify, assess and manage Frailty and co-designed and developed an eLearning resource to support the workshops. She managed the process that led to the programme being professionally recognised and quality assured by the RCGP through their educational accreditation scheme. She was recently involved in developing a proposal for Integrated Care Education for Harrow ICP and Training Hub, creating a tiered model that spans organisations and professions.  During the pandemic, she has been coordinating the face covering workstream for Harrow East PCN Volunteers, set up to provide face coverings to GP surgeries by engaging with community volunteers and partners.  She is currently project managing the MDT PCN training programme in Harrow. Having taken career breaks to dedicate time taking care of a multigenerational family, she provides a valuable patient/carer perspective to the team.  She is using her experience to develop an intergenerational project bringing young and old together to improve health and well-being for both populations. She is currently undertaking the International Diploma in Intergenerational Learning.


Digital Interprofessional Education: Lessons learned by trial and error.

Hester Smeets and Aimee van Loo, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands.

Hester Smeets, is a lecturer in IPE at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands and PhD candidate at Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

Aimee van Loo is a lecturer in speech therapy and coordinator of IPE at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands.


Simultaneous COVID-19-induced digitalisation and qualitative improvement of inter-institutional education in five healthcare curricula

Vincent Geukers1, Marike de Ruiter1, Aline Broekema2, Jan Hindrik van Ravesloot1, Rien de Vos1, Stephan Ramaekers2, Margo van Hartingsveldt2

1University of Amsterdam; 2University of Applied Sciences; Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 Vincent G Geukers, MD PhD (presenter), is a paediatrician-intensivist at the tertiary PICU of Amsterdam UMC. He is associate professor of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Amsterdam (UoA) in the field of interprofessional education (IPE). He is program leader of the inter-institutional IPE-program of 5 healthcare curricula of the Faculty of Medicine (UoA) and Faculty of Health (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, AUAS). In 2019 he received a national Comenius Leadership Fellowship grant for the development of interprofessional learning-workplaces for healthcare students.

Marike R de Ruiter, MSc, is coordinator educational designer of the IPE-program at the Faculty of Medicine (UoA). She is co-coordinator of the Honours program of Medicine, chair of the Assessment Committee and member of the Examination Committee (both Faculty of Health, AUAS). Other areas of interest are: professionalization of teachers, mentoring and quality of assessment.

Aline Broekema, MSc, is coordinator of the IPE-program at the Faculty of Health, Centre of Expertise Urban Vitality (AUAS).

Jan H Ravesloot, PhD, is a professor of physiology and Director of the University of Amsterdam Medical School (UoA).

Rien de Vos, PhD, is professor Teaching and Learning with special expertise in the field of Interprofessional Healthcare and Education.

Stephan P.J. Ramaekers, PhD, is associate professor Professional reasoning and Shared decision making at the Centre of Expertise Urban Vitality (AUAS).

Margot J van Hartingsveldt, PhD, is associate professor and head of the School of Occupational Therapy. She is portfolio holder for Interprofessional Education at the Faculty of Health, Centre of Expertise Urban Vitality (AUAS).


Doing interprofessional research in the COVID-19 era

Michael Sy1, Noreen O’Leary2, Shobhana Nagraj3, Alla El-Awaisi4, Veronica O’Carroll5 and Andreas Xyrichis6

1 University of the Philippines, 2 University of Limerick, 3 University of Oxford,
4 Qatar University, 5 University of St Andrews, 6 King’s College London.

Michael Sy is an Associate Professor at the National Teacher Training Centre for the Health Professions, University of the Philippines Manila. He is an occupational therapist by profession. Apart from his research and works in occupational therapy, occupational science, justice health, and health professions education, he is also actively championing interprofessional education and practice in his country through the Philippine Interprofessional Education and Collaboration Network.

Noreen O’Leary, a qualified speech and language therapist, is currently a PhD candidate at the School of Allied Health, University of Limerick. Her research relates to practice-based interprofessional education and seeks to reflect the experiences of a range of stakeholders, influenced by principles of Public Patient Involvement. Other research interests include professional identity and socialisation, pedagogical theories and the application of qualitative research methodologies.

Shobhana Nagraj is an MRC Clinical Research Training Fellow in the Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health, University of Oxford.  She has a professional background as a doctor trained in paediatric surgery and primary care.  Her research focuses on interprofessional collaborative practice in global health, and the design and evaluation of theory-informed complex interventions in low resource settings.

Alla El-Awaisi is the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at Qatar University College of Pharmacy and the Chair of the Interprofessional Education (IPE) program at QU Health. She is a leader and active researcher in IPE and collaborative practice since 2014. She led many successful IPE initiatives nationally and internationally, including chairing the First Middle East Conference in Interprofessional Education held in 2015 and now the chairperson of the 10th biennial conference of All Together Better Health (ATBH X) to be held in Qatar in October 2021. Dr Alla received her Master of Pharmacy degree from Strathclyde University in Glasgow (UK), MSc in Prescribing Science from the Robert Gordon University (UK) and PhD in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice from the Robert Gordon University (UK).

Veronica O’Carroll is a Lecturer and Registered Nurse (Adult) in the School of Medicine, University of St Andrews.  Since 2009, she has been involved in the design and implementation of interprofessional education (IPE) and interprofessional research in the academic and practice learning environment.  She is a Board Member of the UK Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE) and is co-lead of CAIPE’s research group.

Andreas Xyrichis is a Board Member of the UK Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education, the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Interprofessional Care, and steering committee member of the King’s Centre for Team-based Practice & Learning in Health Care. His work focusses on strengthening health service delivery and organisation worldwide through interprofessional education and team-based practice initiatives.


Perceptions of Who is in the Healthcare Team? A Content Analysis of Social Media Posts during COVID-19 Pandemic

Alla El-Awaisi1, Veronica O'Carroll2, Somaya Koraysh1, Sarra Koummich1 and Marion Huber3

1 Qatar University, 2 University of St Andrews, 3 Zurich University of Applied Sciences.

Alla El-Awaisi is the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at Qatar University College of Pharmacy and the Chair of the Interprofessional Education (IPE) program at QU Health. She is a leader and active researcher in IPE and collaborative practice since 2014. She led many successful IPE initiatives nationally and internationally, including chairing the First Middle East Conference in Interprofessional Education held in 2015 and now the chairperson of the 10th biennial conference of All Together Better Health (ATBH X) to be held in Qatar in October 2021. Dr Alla received her Master of Pharmacy degree from Strathclyde University in Glasgow (UK), MSc in Prescribing Science from the Robert Gordon University (UK) and PhD in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice from the Robert Gordon University (UK).

Veronica O’Carroll is a Lecturer and Registered Nurse (Adult) in the School of Medicine, University of St Andrews.  Since 2009, she has been involved in the design and implementation of interprofessional education (IPE) and interprofessional research in the academic and practice learning environment.  She is a Board Member of the UK Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE) and is co-lead of CAIPE’s research group.

Somaya Koraysh recently graduated with BSc in Pharmacy from Qatar University College of Pharmacy (CPH) in spring 2020 and is currently pursuing Doctor of Pharmacy degree at CPH. She has completed the IPE program at CPH as an undergraduate student and participated in several IPE events. She completed another two research projects on patient safety and pharmacy education.

Sarra Koummich recently graduated with BSc in Pharmacy from Qatar University College of Pharmacy (CPH) in spring 2020 and is currently pursuing Doctor of Pharmacy degree at CPH. She has completed the IPE program at CPH as an undergraduate student and participated in several IPE events. She completed another two research projects on patient safety and pharmaceutical delivery.

Marion Huber

Professor Marion Huber has been the deputy head of Interprofessional Learning and Practice at the Department of Health at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland since 2009. She also leads the research thematic unit “Interprofessionalism” at the same place. Marion is a member of the UK Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE) research group, and a member of CAIPE's international liaison group.  Her main research focus lies in competencies for interprofessional education and collaboration. Marion is globally networked in the field of research for interprofessionalism.


 

POSTERS

 

The COVID-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka: Multi-sectoral Healthcare and Other Workers on the Front Line – Risk and Challengers

Chulani Herath (PhD), Department of Psychology & Counselling, Faculty of Health Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka.

 

Chulani Herath is a Senior Lecturer of the Department of Counseling and Psychology, Faculty of Health Science, Open University of Sri Lanka. She graduated from the University of Peradeniya in 2005 with a first Class in B.A. (Special) in Psychology Degree. She completed her Masters in Social work in 2009 from National Institute of Social Development (NISD) Sri Lanka. She obtained her PhD in Social Medicine and Health Management and her research focused on interprofessional education and collaborative practice from the Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China in 2017.   Her teaching expertness is in the fields of Psychology, Counseling, Social Work and Inter-professional Collaborative Practice for undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Chulani worked with Japan College Social Work Joint Research Project on Internationalization & Indigenization of Social Work Education in Asia in 2013, and currently work with Asian Research Institute for International Social Work (ARIISW), Shukutoku University, Japan. She is a member of the research working group, Center for Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE) since 2020.


 

The impact of COVID 19 on healthcare teaching and learning: A Delphi Study

Lesley Diack, Honorary Professor Robert Gordon University.

 

For nearly twenty years Professor Diack has been actively working on and researching collaborative practice and interprofessional education (IPE). She is an Honorary professor at Robert Gordon University. She has worked on many funded projects totalling over £1.5m, including current projects with Police Scotland and the EU Erasmus+ programme. She is chair of Police Scotland Lay Ethics Advisory Panel, a Trustee of Alzheimer Scotland and Editor-in-Chief of Research in Learning Technology.  She has presented nationally and internationally and has published extensively. Further details and publications can be found at: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lesley_Diack