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

CID Flyer.

The Conversations in the Disciplines conference, Advancing SUNY IPE Program Infrastructure and Resources: Fostering Success held on Monday, May 13th  focused on identifying optimal infrastructure and resource strategies that will foster successful development, implementation, and assessment of interprofessional collaborative practice education programs at SUNY institutions.