Taking Action Together: A Community Conversation on Opioids

Dr. Lisa Jane Jacobsen discussing at event

Dr. Jacobsen presented her poster titled, 856 Students and Faculty from 9 Professional Programs Come Together to Learn Interprofessional Strategies to Treat Opioid Dependence on Thursday, February 28 at the Taking Action Together: A Community Conversation on Opioids event. Dr. Jacobsen discussed the importance of collaborative practice to combat the opioid use disorder crisis and how the Fall IP forum's have shown positive student results in the understanding, prevention, and treatment of opioid use disorder. 

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

UB Nursing receives funding to expand mental health care in WNY American Indian communities

The School of Nursing Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant will fund development of an interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) team to lead screenings and behavioral health care, and provide clinical training to graduate students in the UB Schools of Nursing, Social Work and Graduate School of Education.

IPE EVENTS

2018 Fall IP Forum

The Office of Interprofessional Education hosted its third annual Spring Interprofessional Forum - Meet Fred Santiago at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on Thursday, March 7th. Over 600 students from 12 different health professions learned about the management of chronic physical and mental health conditions and the necessity for collaboration to provide optimal care and improve patient outcomes.