Wilson Mei, Elizabeth Dyer, Barbara Swartzlander, and Marilyn R. Gugliucci
Studies have suggested that empathy in healthcare professionals tends to erode during medical school and residency training. However, a study conducted by Hofat presents outcomes that reveals the opposite effect; instead empathy improves or there is no effect on empathy at all. Despite the contradictory studies, it is generally agreed that empathy is an important aspect in the patient-physician relationship as it is associated with improved patient satisfaction, increased... Read More
Bethany Kenyon and Ellie Dodge
DUNE: DigitalUNE, the University of New England's library-managed online repository, archives and provides worldwide access to exemplary work by UNE community members. The MS Applied Nutrition program at UNE has collaborated with DUNE to provide a platform for students to share their academic work with peers and colleagues, and to develop nutrition education resources for practitioners around the world.
DUNE is hosted on the Digital Commons platform. Uploaded items... Read More
Barbara Swartzlander, Elizabeth Dyer, and Marilyn R. Gugliucci
Poster describing project collaboration among University of New England (UNE) librarians and College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) faculty, whose goal was to adopt technology which will teach UNECOM students to be empathic with older adults and familiarize medical students with information resources from the NIH/NLM related to older adult health. Technology tested was the Alfred Lab developed by Embodied Labs. First year medical students were required to complete the... Read More
Bethany Kenyon and Elizabeth Dyer
Librarians often struggle with copyright questions from patrons. After winning a copyright consultation with copyright specialist Barbara Ingrassia during the 2015 North Atlantic Health Sciences Libraries (NAHSL) Scholarship Raffle, UNE librarians decided it was high time to conquer our fears and create a tool to help with the balancing act that is Fair Use. This poster describes the development and promotion of a Fair Use Checklist.
Michael Fillyaw, Elizabeth Dyer, and Sally McCormack Tutt
Poster presentation describing the outcomes for 30 first-year DPT students instructed in the elements of Evidence-Based Practice in a 2 credit course - Scientific Inquiry 1 (SI1). Faculty evaluated changes in: (1) DPT students’ knowledge and skills of EBP, as measured by the Adapted Fresno Test of Competence in Evidence-Based Practice (AFT) and (2) students’ self-confidence in EBP skills. This is the first study to use the AFT to... Read More
Michael Fillyaw and Elizabeth Dyer
Poster presentation describing the collaboration of physical therapy faculty and university librarian in teaching elements of evidence-based practice in Scientific Inquiry 1 in the DPT curriculum. These elements included: Writing a patient-centered clinical question P: Patient/Problem/Population I: Intervention C: Comparison O: Outcome; Developing an effective search strategy; Searching electronic databases for articles. Although the literature contains examples of faculty-librarian collaboration in other disciplines, reports about the collaboration in physical... Read More
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