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1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2017-10-25 13:00:00 2017-10-25 18:00:00 America/Denver Registration More information to come. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Registration

2017-10-25 13:00:00 2017-10-25 18:00:00 America/Denver Registration More information to come. Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
2017-10-25 16:30:00 2017-10-25 17:30:00 America/Denver Moderator Check-In By invitation only Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 3 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Moderator Check-In

● Plaza Court 3

By invitation only

2017-10-25 16:30:00 2017-10-25 17:30:00 America/Denver Moderator Check-In By invitation only Plaza Court 3 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2017-10-25 17:00:00 2017-10-25 18:00:00 America/Denver Project Access Kick-Off Volunteers for the 2017 Project Access event will meet for a final coordination of visits to Denver-area high schools and colleges. Those interested in learning more about Project Access and/or willing to help while in town for the Forum are welcome to attend. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Directors Row I PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Project Access Kick-Off

● Directors Row I

Volunteers for the 2017 Project Access event will meet for a final coordination of visits to Denver-area high schools and colleges. Those interested in learning more about Project Access and/or willing to help while in town for the Forum are welcome to attend.

2017-10-25 17:00:00 2017-10-25 18:00:00 America/Denver Project Access Kick-Off Volunteers for the 2017 Project Access event will meet for a final coordination of visits to Denver-area high schools and colleges. Those interested in learning more about Project Access and/or willing to help while in town for the Forum are welcome to attend. Directors Row I PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
2017-10-25 18:00:00 2017-10-25 19:30:00 America/Denver Welcome Reception & 50th Celebration Toast All attendees are invited to come visit with exhibitors and kick off this year's Forum. Don’t miss the opportunity to network with PA educators and talk with product specialists to learn about new and innovative ways to enhance your career. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Giveaways will be part of the event, so come and win! Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Welcome Reception & 50th Celebration Toast

● Plaza Exhibit

All attendees are invited to come visit with exhibitors and kick off this year's Forum. Don’t miss the opportunity to network with PA educators and talk with product specialists to learn about new and innovative ways to enhance your career. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Giveaways will be part of the event, so come and win!

2017-10-25 18:00:00 2017-10-25 19:30:00 America/Denver Welcome Reception & 50th Celebration Toast All attendees are invited to come visit with exhibitors and kick off this year's Forum. Don’t miss the opportunity to network with PA educators and talk with product specialists to learn about new and innovative ways to enhance your career. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Giveaways will be part of the event, so come and win! Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
2017-10-26 06:30:00 2017-10-26 17:00:00 America/Denver Registration More information to come. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Registration

2017-10-26 06:30:00 2017-10-26 17:00:00 America/Denver Registration More information to come. Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
2017-10-26 07:00:00 2017-10-26 17:00:00 America/Denver Onsite Polls Open — Vote! During this dedicated time, voting representatives of member programs will cast their votes for the 2018 Board of Directors' open positions. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Onsite Polls Open — Vote!

During this dedicated time, voting representatives of member programs will cast their votes for the 2018 Board of Directors' open positions.

2017-10-26 07:00:00 2017-10-26 17:00:00 America/Denver Onsite Polls Open — Vote! During this dedicated time, voting representatives of member programs will cast their votes for the 2018 Board of Directors' open positions. Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
7:00 AM - 7:50 AM
2017-10-26 07:00:00 2017-10-26 07:50:00 America/Denver Breakfast in Exhibit Hall More information to come. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

● Plaza Exhibit

2017-10-26 07:00:00 2017-10-26 07:50:00 America/Denver Breakfast in Exhibit Hall More information to come. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 9:20 AM
2017-10-26 08:00:00 2017-10-26 09:20:00 America/Denver Welcome to Forum & General Session: Leading and Learning from the Frontal Lobe What weighs three pounds, is grey and wrinkled, and has total control over your learning and your students’ learning? The human brain. Our understanding of the brain until quite recently gave rise to transactional teaching strategies that were sometimes memorable but rarely transformational. As it turns out, that brain has far more capacity for change than we had imagined. To achieve maximum cognitive performance, we must design learning experiences that stimulate robust activity in the frontal lobe — the core problem-solving, critical thinking, and judgment center of the brain. We must transition from monologue lectures to participatory peer experiences that encourage all learners to transform ideas from content to be processed into new concepts and approaches. More than 25 years of work at the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas, and its translational research arm, the Brain Health Performance Institute, will inform this thought-provoking general session. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Welcome to Forum & General Session: Leading and Learning from the Frontal Lobe

T101 ● General Session ● Plaza Ballroom BCEF
Dee O’Neill, MS, LPC, Corporate SMART, Brain Performance Institute

What weighs three pounds, is grey and wrinkled, and has total control over your learning and your students’ learning? The human brain. Our understanding of the brain until quite recently gave rise to transactional teaching strategies that were sometimes memorable but rarely transformational. As it turns out, that brain has far more capacity for change than we had imagined. To achieve maximum cognitive performance, we must design learning experiences that stimulate robust activity in the frontal lobe — the core problem-solving, critical thinking, and judgment center of the brain. We must transition from monologue lectures to participatory peer experiences that encourage all learners to transform ideas from content to be processed into new concepts and approaches. More than 25 years of work at the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas, and its translational research arm, the Brain Health Performance Institute, will inform this thought-provoking general session.

2017-10-26 08:00:00 2017-10-26 09:20:00 America/Denver Welcome to Forum & General Session: Leading and Learning from the Frontal Lobe What weighs three pounds, is grey and wrinkled, and has total control over your learning and your students’ learning? The human brain. Our understanding of the brain until quite recently gave rise to transactional teaching strategies that were sometimes memorable but rarely transformational. As it turns out, that brain has far more capacity for change than we had imagined. To achieve maximum cognitive performance, we must design learning experiences that stimulate robust activity in the frontal lobe — the core problem-solving, critical thinking, and judgment center of the brain. We must transition from monologue lectures to participatory peer experiences that encourage all learners to transform ideas from content to be processed into new concepts and approaches. More than 25 years of work at the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas, and its translational research arm, the Brain Health Performance Institute, will inform this thought-provoking general session. Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Retreats This year's retreats will focus on Optimal Team Practice (OTP) and how we as PA program faculty can begin to discuss transitioning our educational process to develop graduates of an OTP model (see further objectives below). The goal of each retreat will be to share areas of concern, ideas, and possible solutions for how each retreat group might address OTP from their perspective. Ideas generated from each retreat will be shared throughout the Forum. This is an opportunity to openly discuss OTP and its impact on PA education in a positive manner. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Retreats

This year's retreats will focus on Optimal Team Practice (OTP) and how we as PA program faculty can begin to discuss transitioning our educational process to develop graduates of an OTP model (see further objectives below). The goal of each retreat will be to share areas of concern, ideas, and possible solutions for how each retreat group might address OTP from their perspective. Ideas generated from each retreat will be shared throughout the Forum. This is an opportunity to openly discuss OTP and its impact on PA education in a positive manner.

2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Retreats This year's retreats will focus on Optimal Team Practice (OTP) and how we as PA program faculty can begin to discuss transitioning our educational process to develop graduates of an OTP model (see further objectives below). The goal of each retreat will be to share areas of concern, ideas, and possible solutions for how each retreat group might address OTP from their perspective. Ideas generated from each retreat will be shared throughout the Forum. This is an opportunity to openly discuss OTP and its impact on PA education in a positive manner. Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Academic Coordinators Retreat More information to come. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Academic Coordinators Retreat

T102 ● Retreat ● Governor's Square 10 ● 1 CME Hour
David Beck, MPAS, PA-C, University of Pittsburgh
Curtis Grenoble, MS, PA-C, Lock Haven University

2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Academic Coordinators Retreat More information to come. Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Associate Program Directors Retreat More information to come. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 11 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Associate Program Directors Retreat

T103 ● Retreat ● Governor's Square 11 ● 1 CME Hour
Darwin Brown, MPH, PA-C, Individual Colleague
Pat Kenney-Moore, EdD, PA-C, Oregon Health & Science University

2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Associate Program Directors Retreat More information to come. Governor's Square 11 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Experienced Program Directors Retreat More information to come. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Experienced Program Directors Retreat

T104 ● Retreat ● Governor's Square 12 ● 1 CME Hour
William Kohlhepp, DHSc, PA-C, Quinnipiac University

2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Experienced Program Directors Retreat More information to come. Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver New Program Directors Retreat More information to come. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

New Program Directors Retreat

T105 ● Retreat ● Governor's Square 14 ● 1 CME Hour
Danielle Kempton, DHSc, MMS, PA-C, A.T. Still University
Joseph Zaweski, MPAS, PA-C, Valparaiso University

2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver New Program Directors Retreat More information to come. Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Admissions & Recruitment Retreat More information to come. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Admissions & Recruitment Retreat

T106 ● Retreat ● Governor's Square 15 ● 1 CME Hour
Doris Dalton, MPA, University of Utah
Annie Wofford, MA, University of California, Los Angeles

2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Admissions & Recruitment Retreat More information to come. Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Research Retreat More information to come. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Research Retreat

T107 ● Retreat ● Governor's Square 16 ● 1 CME Hour
Tamara Ritsema, MPH, MMSc, PA-C/R, George Washington University and St. George's University of London
Jennifer Coombs, PhD, PA-C, University of Utah

2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Research Retreat More information to come. Governor's Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Medical Directors Retreat More information to come. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 17 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Medical Directors Retreat

T108 ● Retreat ● Governor's Square 17 ● 1 CME Hour
Tana Smith, MD, Red Rocks Community College
Tai Lockspeiser, MD, University of Colorado

2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Medical Directors Retreat More information to come. Governor's Square 17 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Clinical Coordinators Retreat More information to come. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Clinical Coordinators Retreat

T109 ● Retreat ● Plaza Ballroom A ● 1 CME Hour
Elana Min, PhD, PA-C, Northwestern University
April Stouder, MHS, PA-C, Duke University Medical Center

2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Clinical Coordinators Retreat More information to come. Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Faculty Retreat More information to come. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Faculty Retreat

T110 ● Retreat ● Plaza Ballroom D ● 1 CME Hour
Stephanie Gilkey, MS, PA-C, Wayne State University
Tim Wood, DHSc, PA-C, Western University of Health Sciences

2017-10-26 09:30:00 2017-10-26 10:20:00 America/Denver Faculty Retreat More information to come. Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Clinical Education & Innovation
2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver Partners in Kind: A Rural Health Education Collaborative This session will highlight the benefits and challenges of partnership in an innovative rural health education collaborative. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Partners in Kind: A Rural Health Education Collaborative

T111 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 10 ● 1 CME Hour
Rebecca Boeschel, MSHS, PA-C, Wingate University
Nicole Drake, MSM, PA-C, Wingate University

This session will highlight the benefits and challenges of partnership in an innovative rural health education collaborative.

2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver Partners in Kind: A Rural Health Education Collaborative This session will highlight the benefits and challenges of partnership in an innovative rural health education collaborative. Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Effective Leadership
2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver Grassroots Efforts for State and Federal PA Legislation: A Primer In a time of constant change, it is essential that PA educators get involved. This session focuses on what PA educators can learn from current federal and state efforts impacting PA education and provides an opportunity for PA faculty to share ideas about engaging advocacy efforts on their home campuses. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 11 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Grassroots Efforts for State and Federal PA Legislation: A Primer

T112 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 11 ● 1 CME Hour
Michael De Rosa, PhD, MPH, PA-C, Samuel Merritt University
Virginia Valentin, DrPH, PA-C, University of Utah

In a time of constant change, it is essential that PA educators get involved. This session focuses on what PA educators can learn from current federal and state efforts impacting PA education and provides an opportunity for PA faculty to share ideas about engaging advocacy efforts on their home campuses.

2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver Grassroots Efforts for State and Federal PA Legislation: A Primer In a time of constant change, it is essential that PA educators get involved. This session focuses on what PA educators can learn from current federal and state efforts impacting PA education and provides an opportunity for PA faculty to share ideas about engaging advocacy efforts on their home campuses. Governor's Square 11 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 12:20:00 America/Denver Recognizing Maladaptive Student Learning Syndromes: Holistic Approaches to Student Success Educators frequently observe dysfunctional patterns of studying by students managing the demands of a medical education. This workshop introduces nine maladaptive learning syndromes, and through case studies, participants will identify potential learning, social engagement, and motivational strategies for enhancing academic success based on the fields of cognitive and performance psychology. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Recognizing Maladaptive Student Learning Syndromes: Holistic Approaches to Student Success

T113 ● Workshop ● Governor's Square 12 ● 1.5 CME Hours
Pat Kenney-Moore, EdD, PA-C, Oregon Health & Science University
Brianna Hanson, MPAP, PA-C, Oregon Health & Science University

Educators frequently observe dysfunctional patterns of studying by students managing the demands of a medical education. This workshop introduces nine maladaptive learning syndromes, and through case studies, participants will identify potential learning, social engagement, and motivational strategies for enhancing academic success based on the fields of cognitive and performance psychology.

2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 12:20:00 America/Denver Recognizing Maladaptive Student Learning Syndromes: Holistic Approaches to Student Success Educators frequently observe dysfunctional patterns of studying by students managing the demands of a medical education. This workshop introduces nine maladaptive learning syndromes, and through case studies, participants will identify potential learning, social engagement, and motivational strategies for enhancing academic success based on the fields of cognitive and performance psychology. Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Clinical Education & Innovation
2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver Simulation-Based Clinical Experience: Bridging the Gap This presentation will share our roadmap for developing and accessing a pilot simulation-based adjunct experience for traditional supervised clinical practice experiences. It will include goals and objectives, curriculum, assessment tools, and survey instruments. It will highlight optimal use of simulation-based modalities as adjuncts for enhancement of supervised clinical practice experiences. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Simulation-Based Clinical Experience: Bridging the Gap

T114 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 14 ● 1 CME Hour
Michael Rota, MS, PA-C, Wagner College
Nora Lowy, PhD, MPA, PA-C, Wagner College

This presentation will share our roadmap for developing and accessing a pilot simulation-based adjunct experience for traditional supervised clinical practice experiences. It will include goals and objectives, curriculum, assessment tools, and survey instruments. It will highlight optimal use of simulation-based modalities as adjuncts for enhancement of supervised clinical practice experiences.

2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver Simulation-Based Clinical Experience: Bridging the Gap This presentation will share our roadmap for developing and accessing a pilot simulation-based adjunct experience for traditional supervised clinical practice experiences. It will include goals and objectives, curriculum, assessment tools, and survey instruments. It will highlight optimal use of simulation-based modalities as adjuncts for enhancement of supervised clinical practice experiences. Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Student Recruitment & Admissions
2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver The Multiple Mini-Interview (MMI): Show Me the Evidence The multiple mini-interview, or MMI, is a structured and innovative tool used to evaluate the noncognitive attributes of students who are selected from the applicant pool for an interview. This presentation will explore the evidence on reliability, validity, feasibility, and acceptability of this interview method. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

The Multiple Mini-Interview (MMI): Show Me the Evidence

T115 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 15 ● 1 CME Hour
Kassidy James, MHS, PA-C, UT Southwestern School of Health Professions
Veronica Coleman, MPAS, PA-C, UT Southwestern School of Health Professions

The multiple mini-interview, or MMI, is a structured and innovative tool used to evaluate the noncognitive attributes of students who are selected from the applicant pool for an interview. This presentation will explore the evidence on reliability, validity, feasibility, and acceptability of this interview method.

2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver The Multiple Mini-Interview (MMI): Show Me the Evidence The multiple mini-interview, or MMI, is a structured and innovative tool used to evaluate the noncognitive attributes of students who are selected from the applicant pool for an interview. This presentation will explore the evidence on reliability, validity, feasibility, and acceptability of this interview method. Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 12:20:00 America/Denver Five-Star Teaching: Rating and Giving Effective Feedback to Interprofessional Teams This session will address the need for PA educators to provide actionable feedback to interprofessional teams when implementing IPE curricula. Participants will view videos of student teams interacting with patients, apply a validated scale with behavioral anchors, and practice giving effective feedback to team members. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Five-Star Teaching: Rating and Giving Effective Feedback to Interprofessional Teams

T116 ● Workshop ● Governor's Square 16 ● 1.5 CME Hours
Christopher Forest, MSHS, PA-C, University of Southern California (LA)
Desiree Lie, MD, MSEd, University of Southern California (LA)

This session will address the need for PA educators to provide actionable feedback to interprofessional teams when implementing IPE curricula. Participants will view videos of student teams interacting with patients, apply a validated scale with behavioral anchors, and practice giving effective feedback to team members.

2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 12:20:00 America/Denver Five-Star Teaching: Rating and Giving Effective Feedback to Interprofessional Teams This session will address the need for PA educators to provide actionable feedback to interprofessional teams when implementing IPE curricula. Participants will view videos of student teams interacting with patients, apply a validated scale with behavioral anchors, and practice giving effective feedback to team members. Governor's Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver Teaching Social Determinants of Health and Health Care Participants will be provided tools to aid students in navigating the complex interaction of their own underlying assumptions and the social determinants of health so that they can be well-equipped to optimize the care they give to their patients. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 17 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Teaching Social Determinants of Health and Health Care

T117 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 17 ● 1 CME Hour
Susan LeLacheur, DrPH, PA-C, George Washington University
Karen Wright, PhD, PA-C, George Washington University

Participants will be provided tools to aid students in navigating the complex interaction of their own underlying assumptions and the social determinants of health so that they can be well-equipped to optimize the care they give to their patients.

2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver Teaching Social Determinants of Health and Health Care Participants will be provided tools to aid students in navigating the complex interaction of their own underlying assumptions and the social determinants of health so that they can be well-equipped to optimize the care they give to their patients. Governor's Square 17 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver The Active Lecture: Introducing Fast, Interactive Techniques Have you heard about active learning but haven't yet tried it in your lectures? We present a quick review of the benefits of active learning, as well as go through quick and simple techniques any educator can use to transform traditional lecture/learner sessions into "active lectures." Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

The Active Lecture: Introducing Fast, Interactive Techniques

T118 ● Spotlight ● Plaza Ballroom A ● 1 CME Hour
Shelby Edwards, DHSc, PA-C, D'Youville College
Renee Andreeff, EdD, PA-C, D'Youville College

Have you heard about active learning but haven't yet tried it in your lectures? We present a quick review of the benefits of active learning, as well as go through quick and simple techniques any educator can use to transform traditional lecture/learner sessions into "active lectures."

2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver The Active Lecture: Introducing Fast, Interactive Techniques Have you heard about active learning but haven't yet tried it in your lectures? We present a quick review of the benefits of active learning, as well as go through quick and simple techniques any educator can use to transform traditional lecture/learner sessions into "active lectures." Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Faculty Recruitment & Development
2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver Faculty Diversity: Arriving Through Discourse and Dialogue While diversity and inclusion are understood to be beneficial, recruiting and retaining a diverse PA faculty can be difficult for multiple reasons. On this panel, a diverse group of educators will explore the meaning of diversity and inclusion and the impact of these concepts on PA faculty. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Faculty Diversity: Arriving Through Discourse and Dialogue

T119 ● Panel ● Plaza Ballroom D ● 1 CME Hour
Vanessa Bester, MPAS, Augsburg College
Carolyn Bradley-Guidry, MPAS, UT Southwestern – School of Health Professions
Alicia Bolden, MPAS, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale
Melanie Domenech Rodriguez, PhD, Idaho State University
Karen Mulitalo, MPAS, PA-C, University of Utah

While diversity and inclusion are understood to be beneficial, recruiting and retaining a diverse PA faculty can be difficult for multiple reasons. On this panel, a diverse group of educators will explore the meaning of diversity and inclusion and the impact of these concepts on PA faculty.

2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver Faculty Diversity: Arriving Through Discourse and Dialogue While diversity and inclusion are understood to be beneficial, recruiting and retaining a diverse PA faculty can be difficult for multiple reasons. On this panel, a diverse group of educators will explore the meaning of diversity and inclusion and the impact of these concepts on PA faculty. Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:20:00 America/Denver PACKRAT™ Strongly and Consistently Predicts PANCE Score Across Time PACKRAT™ is a non-validated exam written de novo annually. Whether annual exam variation impacts its predictive ability for the PANCE and whether there are threshold effects is unclear. Using sophisticated statistical methods, we found a strong and consistent predictive association across time with no evidence of threshold effects. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

PACKRAT™ Strongly and Consistently Predicts PANCE Score Across Time

T120 ● Research Brief ● Plaza Court 1 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Trenton Honda, PhD, MMS, PA-C, Northeastern University
Robert Baginski, MD, Northeastern University
Theresa Riethle, MS, PA-C, Bay Path University

PACKRAT™ is a non-validated exam written de novo annually. Whether annual exam variation impacts its predictive ability for the PANCE and whether there are threshold effects is unclear. Using sophisticated statistical methods, we found a strong and consistent predictive association across time with no evidence of threshold effects.

2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:20:00 America/Denver PACKRAT™ Strongly and Consistently Predicts PANCE Score Across Time PACKRAT™ is a non-validated exam written de novo annually. Whether annual exam variation impacts its predictive ability for the PANCE and whether there are threshold effects is unclear. Using sophisticated statistical methods, we found a strong and consistent predictive association across time with no evidence of threshold effects. Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:20:00 America/Denver Technology in the Classroom – SAMR Model The SAMR (substitution, augmentation, modification, and redefinition) model assists with fitting technology “organically” into the classroom. As opposed to simply trying the newest thing, this model allows for thoughtful evaluation of the use of technology in the classroom. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Technology in the Classroom – SAMR Model

T121 ● Tech Talk ● Plaza Court 2 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Tim Wood, DHSc, PA-C, Western University of Health Sciences

The SAMR (substitution, augmentation, modification, and redefinition) model assists with fitting technology “organically” into the classroom. As opposed to simply trying the newest thing, this model allows for thoughtful evaluation of the use of technology in the classroom.

2017-10-26 11:00:00 2017-10-26 11:20:00 America/Denver Technology in the Classroom – SAMR Model The SAMR (substitution, augmentation, modification, and redefinition) model assists with fitting technology “organically” into the classroom. As opposed to simply trying the newest thing, this model allows for thoughtful evaluation of the use of technology in the classroom. Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
2017-10-26 11:30:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver Job Openings for PAs by Specialty, 2014 We describe 2014 job postings for PAs at the national level by practice specialty. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Job Openings for PAs by Specialty, 2014

T122 ● Research Brief ● Plaza Court 1 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Perri Morgan, PhD, PA-C, Duke University Medical Center
Brandi Leach, PhD, Duke University Medical Center
Kristine Himmerick, PhD, PA-C, University of California, San Francisco
Christine Everett, PhD, MHP, PA-C, Duke University Medical Center

We describe 2014 job postings for PAs at the national level by practice specialty.

2017-10-26 11:30:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver Job Openings for PAs by Specialty, 2014 We describe 2014 job postings for PAs at the national level by practice specialty. Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
2017-10-26 11:30:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver Big Beautiful Change To adapt, improve, and grow, we must change. Yet we are often uncomfortable with change. This 15-minute talk will explore William Bridges' Transition Management model as an effective tool for understanding and navigating large-scale institutional changes. The strength of the model is that it focuses on transitions rather than change. Change is situational. Transition is psychological. We’ll discuss how to help individuals on our team navigate the loss and uncertainty that comes with structural change. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Big Beautiful Change

T123 ● Chalk Talk ● Plaza Court 2 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Jonathan Bowser, MS, PA-C, University of Colorado

To adapt, improve, and grow, we must change. Yet we are often uncomfortable with change. This 15-minute talk will explore William Bridges' Transition Management model as an effective tool for understanding and navigating large-scale institutional changes. The strength of the model is that it focuses on transitions rather than change. Change is situational. Transition is psychological. We’ll discuss how to help individuals on our team navigate the loss and uncertainty that comes with structural change.

2017-10-26 11:30:00 2017-10-26 11:50:00 America/Denver Big Beautiful Change To adapt, improve, and grow, we must change. Yet we are often uncomfortable with change. This 15-minute talk will explore William Bridges' Transition Management model as an effective tool for understanding and navigating large-scale institutional changes. The strength of the model is that it focuses on transitions rather than change. Change is situational. Transition is psychological. We’ll discuss how to help individuals on our team navigate the loss and uncertainty that comes with structural change. Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
2017-10-26 12:00:00 2017-10-26 12:20:00 America/Denver The Demographic Effects of a Formulaic Holistic Admissions Process Many programs sort applicants primarily by high academic achievement with devastating demographic consequences. A long-standing PA program in a public academic health center shares its journey in reenvisioning the admissions process by instituting a formulaic admissions process with significant positive demographic shifts in matriculate characteristics. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

The Demographic Effects of a Formulaic Holistic Admissions Process

T124 ● Research Brief ● Plaza Court 1
Todd Doran, EdD, PA-C, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
Jami Anderson, MEd, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
Brandt Wiskur, PhD, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City

Many programs sort applicants primarily by high academic achievement with devastating demographic consequences. A long-standing PA program in a public academic health center shares its journey in reenvisioning the admissions process by instituting a formulaic admissions process with significant positive demographic shifts in matriculate characteristics.

2017-10-26 12:00:00 2017-10-26 12:20:00 America/Denver The Demographic Effects of a Formulaic Holistic Admissions Process Many programs sort applicants primarily by high academic achievement with devastating demographic consequences. A long-standing PA program in a public academic health center shares its journey in reenvisioning the admissions process by instituting a formulaic admissions process with significant positive demographic shifts in matriculate characteristics. Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
2017-10-26 12:00:00 2017-10-26 12:20:00 America/Denver Team-Based Learning with Apps Team-based learning (TBL) is a popular teaching strategy that promotes active learning through cooperative and constructivist methodologies. Preparation, readiness assurance, and application exercise(s) are the hallmarks of the TBL three-phase cycle. This Tech Talk offers a quick glimpse at delivering a TBL module using mobile app technology. App selection, demonstrations, and discussions are presented from a PA program with extensive experience in leveraging mobile technology in education and active learning strategies. This session is also presented on Friday at 11:30 AM Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Team-Based Learning with Apps

T125 ● Tech Talk ● Plaza Court 2 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Elias Villarreal, Jr., MPAS, PA-C, Northern Arizona University

Team-based learning (TBL) is a popular teaching strategy that promotes active learning through cooperative and constructivist methodologies. Preparation, readiness assurance, and application exercise(s) are the hallmarks of the TBL three-phase cycle. This Tech Talk offers a quick glimpse at delivering a TBL module using mobile app technology. App selection, demonstrations, and discussions are presented from a PA program with extensive experience in leveraging mobile technology in education and active learning strategies. This session is also presented on Friday at 11:30 AM

2017-10-26 12:00:00 2017-10-26 12:20:00 America/Denver Team-Based Learning with Apps Team-based learning (TBL) is a popular teaching strategy that promotes active learning through cooperative and constructivist methodologies. Preparation, readiness assurance, and application exercise(s) are the hallmarks of the TBL three-phase cycle. This Tech Talk offers a quick glimpse at delivering a TBL module using mobile app technology. App selection, demonstrations, and discussions are presented from a PA program with extensive experience in leveraging mobile technology in education and active learning strategies. This session is also presented on Friday at 11:30 AM Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
2017-10-26 12:30:00 2017-10-26 13:20:00 America/Denver Lunch on Your Own Here’s your chance to explore nearby Denver eateries. Or if you don’t feel like leaving the hotel, check out Zoup, offering sandwiches, salads, and their award-winning soups. For a more upscale dining experience, there’s also 16Mix with patio seating for those who enjoy people-watching. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Lunch on Your Own

Here’s your chance to explore nearby Denver eateries. Or if you don’t feel like leaving the hotel, check out Zoup, offering sandwiches, salads, and their award-winning soups. For a more upscale dining experience, there’s also 16Mix with patio seating for those who enjoy people-watching.

2017-10-26 12:30:00 2017-10-26 13:20:00 America/Denver Lunch on Your Own Here’s your chance to explore nearby Denver eateries. Or if you don’t feel like leaving the hotel, check out Zoup, offering sandwiches, salads, and their award-winning soups. For a more upscale dining experience, there’s also 16Mix with patio seating for those who enjoy people-watching. Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
2017-10-26 12:30:00 2017-10-26 13:20:00 America/Denver 2018 Board Candidates Meet & Greet This session will provide an opportunity for PAEA members and Forum attendees to engage with the 2018 Board of Directors candidates in an open group setting. Candidates will be available to introduce themselves and discuss their goals for PA education. Members may rotate to interact with candidates and address topics pertinent to each candidate's platform and positions. Information about the candidates can be found online, on the Forum mobile app, and on the candidate posters in the session. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom A Foyer PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

2018 Board Candidates Meet & Greet

T126 ● Plaza Ballroom A Foyer ● 1 CME Hour

This session will provide an opportunity for PAEA members and Forum attendees to engage with the 2018 Board of Directors candidates in an open group setting. Candidates will be available to introduce themselves and discuss their goals for PA education. Members may rotate to interact with candidates and address topics pertinent to each candidate's platform and positions. Information about the candidates can be found online, on the Forum mobile app, and on the candidate posters in the session.

2017-10-26 12:30:00 2017-10-26 13:20:00 America/Denver 2018 Board Candidates Meet & Greet This session will provide an opportunity for PAEA members and Forum attendees to engage with the 2018 Board of Directors candidates in an open group setting. Candidates will be available to introduce themselves and discuss their goals for PA education. Members may rotate to interact with candidates and address topics pertinent to each candidate's platform and positions. Information about the candidates can be found online, on the Forum mobile app, and on the candidate posters in the session. Plaza Ballroom A Foyer PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Clinical Education & Innovation
2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Creative Solutions for Addressing Clinical Site Shortages – Moving Beyond Payment This panel discussion will look at the national issue of clinical site shortages through the lens of program faculty from different kinds of institutions, each of which face unique challenges. Panelists will share creative strategies for addressing this issue at their programs, as well as their thoughts on a broader approach to tackling this issue in the long term. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Creative Solutions for Addressing Clinical Site Shortages – Moving Beyond Payment

T127 ● Panel ● Governor's Square 10 ● 1 CME Hour
J. Glenn Forister, PhD, PA-C, Oregon Health & Science University
Jennifer Guthrie, MPAS, PA-C, Butler University
Linda Sekhon, DHSc, PA-C, High Point University
April Stouder, MHS, PA-C, Duke University Medical Center

This panel discussion will look at the national issue of clinical site shortages through the lens of program faculty from different kinds of institutions, each of which face unique challenges. Panelists will share creative strategies for addressing this issue at their programs, as well as their thoughts on a broader approach to tackling this issue in the long term.

2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Creative Solutions for Addressing Clinical Site Shortages – Moving Beyond Payment This panel discussion will look at the national issue of clinical site shortages through the lens of program faculty from different kinds of institutions, each of which face unique challenges. Panelists will share creative strategies for addressing this issue at their programs, as well as their thoughts on a broader approach to tackling this issue in the long term. Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Faculty Recruitment & Development
2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Quest for Yoda: Searching for Meaningful Mentorship in PA Education This presentation will discuss the importance of mentorship for professional growth in PA education. Highlights will include: discussion about how mentorship can improve faculty retention and decrease burnout, an emphasis on the role and relationship of the mentor and mentee using recent literature, and strategies for utilizing national and institutional mentoring resources. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 11 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Quest for Yoda: Searching for Meaningful Mentorship in PA Education

T128 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 11 ● 1 CME Hour
Shaun Lynch, MS, MMSc, PA-C, Elon University
Jacqueline Sivahop, MS, PA-C, University of Colorado

This presentation will discuss the importance of mentorship for professional growth in PA education. Highlights will include: discussion about how mentorship can improve faculty retention and decrease burnout, an emphasis on the role and relationship of the mentor and mentee using recent literature, and strategies for utilizing national and institutional mentoring resources.

2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Quest for Yoda: Searching for Meaningful Mentorship in PA Education This presentation will discuss the importance of mentorship for professional growth in PA education. Highlights will include: discussion about how mentorship can improve faculty retention and decrease burnout, an emphasis on the role and relationship of the mentor and mentee using recent literature, and strategies for utilizing national and institutional mentoring resources. Governor's Square 11 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Student Assessment & Remediation
2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver What's the ETA on EPAs (Entrustable Professional Activities)? Competency-based evaluations describe qualities possessed by medical professionals. Entrustable professional activities (EPAs) aim to describe work skills needed for successful practice, often incorporating several competencies. Implementing EPA based evaluations may help ensure PA students’ readiness for practice. We describe the University of Florida’s integration of EPA-based evaluations. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

What's the ETA on EPAs (Entrustable Professional Activities)?

T129 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 12 ● 1 CME Hour
Jason Fromm, MD, University of Florida
Petar Breitinger, University of Florida

Competency-based evaluations describe qualities possessed by medical professionals. Entrustable professional activities (EPAs) aim to describe work skills needed for successful practice, often incorporating several competencies. Implementing EPA based evaluations may help ensure PA students’ readiness for practice. We describe the University of Florida’s integration of EPA-based evaluations.

2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver What's the ETA on EPAs (Entrustable Professional Activities)? Competency-based evaluations describe qualities possessed by medical professionals. Entrustable professional activities (EPAs) aim to describe work skills needed for successful practice, often incorporating several competencies. Implementing EPA based evaluations may help ensure PA students’ readiness for practice. We describe the University of Florida’s integration of EPA-based evaluations. Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Movin' on Up: Transition to Professional Practice Curriculum The decrease in the average age of PA students presents programs with students who may lack significant prior work experience that has allowed them to hone career development skills. Join us to raise awareness of career development curricular options by brainstorming novel approaches to a variety of topics. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Movin' on Up: Transition to Professional Practice Curriculum

T130 ● Focused Discussion ● Governor's Square 14 ● 1 CME Hour
Bonnie Jo Casey, MA, PA-C, Northeastern University
Laura Gerstner, MHA, MSHS, PA-C, Campbell University

The decrease in the average age of PA students presents programs with students who may lack significant prior work experience that has allowed them to hone career development skills. Join us to raise awareness of career development curricular options by brainstorming novel approaches to a variety of topics.

2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Movin' on Up: Transition to Professional Practice Curriculum The decrease in the average age of PA students presents programs with students who may lack significant prior work experience that has allowed them to hone career development skills. Join us to raise awareness of career development curricular options by brainstorming novel approaches to a variety of topics. Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Program Evaluation, Improvement & Accreditation
2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Optimal Team Practice: Its Impact on PA Education This session provides an overview of the proposed tenets of optimal team practice and discusses its potential impact on PA education. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Optimal Team Practice: Its Impact on PA Education

T131 ● Panel ● Governor's Square 15 ● 1 CME Hour
Donna Agnew, MSPAS, PA-C, Salus University
Patrick Auth, PhD, MS, PA-C, Drexel University
Kevin Lohenry, PhD, PA-C, University of Southern California (LA)
Timothy Evans, MD, PhD, University of Washington

This session provides an overview of the proposed tenets of optimal team practice and discusses its potential impact on PA education.

2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Optimal Team Practice: Its Impact on PA Education This session provides an overview of the proposed tenets of optimal team practice and discusses its potential impact on PA education. Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Whetting Students' Appetite for Clinical Reasoning Using Games The session will demonstrate a unique pedagogical method that simulates a patient encounter by blending clinical reasoning and active learning into a classroom game. This game transforms a medical case into a fine dining experience. Participants will play an abbreviated game and will discuss characteristics of classroom games. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Whetting Students' Appetite for Clinical Reasoning Using Games

T132 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 16 ● 1 CME Hour
Daniel Sturm, MMS, PA-C, Butler University
Samuel Gurevitz, PharmD, Butler University

The session will demonstrate a unique pedagogical method that simulates a patient encounter by blending clinical reasoning and active learning into a classroom game. This game transforms a medical case into a fine dining experience. Participants will play an abbreviated game and will discuss characteristics of classroom games.

2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Whetting Students' Appetite for Clinical Reasoning Using Games The session will demonstrate a unique pedagogical method that simulates a patient encounter by blending clinical reasoning and active learning into a classroom game. This game transforms a medical case into a fine dining experience. Participants will play an abbreviated game and will discuss characteristics of classroom games. Governor's Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Clinical Education & Innovation
2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Make It Happen: Developing a Service Learning Community Clinic Using the Rutgers University PA Program Service Learning Community Clinic as a framework for discussion, we present take-home ideas on how to create a similar partnership with an existing clinic for your PA program — from idea and mission statement to practice agreements and supplies. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 17 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Make It Happen: Developing a Service Learning Community Clinic

T133 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 17 ● 1 CME Hour
Thea Cogan-Drew, MMSc, PA-C, Rutgers University
Frank Giannelli, MS, PA-C, Rutgers University

Using the Rutgers University PA Program Service Learning Community Clinic as a framework for discussion, we present take-home ideas on how to create a similar partnership with an existing clinic for your PA program — from idea and mission statement to practice agreements and supplies.

2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Make It Happen: Developing a Service Learning Community Clinic Using the Rutgers University PA Program Service Learning Community Clinic as a framework for discussion, we present take-home ideas on how to create a similar partnership with an existing clinic for your PA program — from idea and mission statement to practice agreements and supplies. Governor's Square 17 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Clinical Education & Innovation
2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Divide and Conquer: Rotation Splits for Pediatrics and Women's Health Loss of quality preceptor sites is an evolving trend in clinical education. This session describes an approach to achieving quality clinical experiences for students when enough sites are not available, focusing specifically on women's health and pediatrics. End of Rotation™ exam data are used to validate the success of this approach. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Divide and Conquer: Rotation Splits for Pediatrics and Women's Health

T134 ● Spotlight ● Plaza Ballroom A ● 1 CME Hour
Jill Grant, MMS, MS, PA-C, Wake Forest University (Bowman Gray)
Brian Peacock, MMS, PA-C, Wake Forest University (Bowman Gray)

Loss of quality preceptor sites is an evolving trend in clinical education. This session describes an approach to achieving quality clinical experiences for students when enough sites are not available, focusing specifically on women's health and pediatrics. End of Rotation™ exam data are used to validate the success of this approach.

2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Divide and Conquer: Rotation Splits for Pediatrics and Women's Health Loss of quality preceptor sites is an evolving trend in clinical education. This session describes an approach to achieving quality clinical experiences for students when enough sites are not available, focusing specifically on women's health and pediatrics. End of Rotation™ exam data are used to validate the success of this approach. Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Back to the Future: Distance Education's Past, Present, and Potential Although somewhat controversial, distance education in PA programs has enabled curriculum to be delivered to individual students, distant campuses, distance curricular tracks within traditional PA programs, and blended online courses with in-person immersions and clinical rotations. This session will highlight the unique distance education models at three PA programs. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Back to the Future: Distance Education's Past, Present, and Potential

T135 ● Panel ● Plaza Ballroom D ● 1 CME Hour
Curtis Grenoble, MS, PA-C, Lock Haven University
Stephanie Gilkey, MS, PA-C, Wayne State University
James Van Rhee, MS, PA-C, Yale University School of Medicine
Joel Hill, MPAS, PA-C, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Amanda DeVoss, MMS, PA-C, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Although somewhat controversial, distance education in PA programs has enabled curriculum to be delivered to individual students, distant campuses, distance curricular tracks within traditional PA programs, and blended online courses with in-person immersions and clinical rotations. This session will highlight the unique distance education models at three PA programs.

2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Back to the Future: Distance Education's Past, Present, and Potential Although somewhat controversial, distance education in PA programs has enabled curriculum to be delivered to individual students, distant campuses, distance curricular tracks within traditional PA programs, and blended online courses with in-person immersions and clinical rotations. This session will highlight the unique distance education models at three PA programs. Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 13:50:00 America/Denver A Phenomenological Assessment of Minority Faculty Retention Authors discuss the findings of a qualitative assessment of factors leading to the retention of minority faculty in PA education. Structured interviews of faculty from underrepresented minorities were obtained and evaluated for patterns, categories, and themes. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

A Phenomenological Assessment of Minority Faculty Retention

T136 ● Research Brief ● Plaza Court 1 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Susan LeLacheur, DrPH, PA-C, George Washington University
Darin Ryujin, MS, MPAS, PA-C, University of Utah
Kenya Samuels, MS, PA-C, University of North Texas Health Science Center

Authors discuss the findings of a qualitative assessment of factors leading to the retention of minority faculty in PA education. Structured interviews of faculty from underrepresented minorities were obtained and evaluated for patterns, categories, and themes.

2017-10-26 13:30:00 2017-10-26 13:50:00 America/Denver A Phenomenological Assessment of Minority Faculty Retention Authors discuss the findings of a qualitative assessment of factors leading to the retention of minority faculty in PA education. Structured interviews of faculty from underrepresented minorities were obtained and evaluated for patterns, categories, and themes. Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
2017-10-26 14:00:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Antidepressant Prescribing by PAs and Nurse Practitioners We used the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey to identify patient characteristics associated with antidepressant prescribing by PAs/NPs. We found that receipt of antidepressant prescriptions in adult visits to PA/NPs differed by gender and metropolitan status. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Antidepressant Prescribing by PAs and Nurse Practitioners

T137 ● Research Brief ● Plaza Court 1 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Abiola Keller, PhD, MPAS, MPH, Marquette University
Roderick Hooker, PhD, MBA, PA, Northern Arizona University
Elizabeth Jacobs, MD, University of Wisconsin - Madison

We used the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey to identify patient characteristics associated with antidepressant prescribing by PAs/NPs. We found that receipt of antidepressant prescriptions in adult visits to PA/NPs differed by gender and metropolitan status.

2017-10-26 14:00:00 2017-10-26 14:20:00 America/Denver Antidepressant Prescribing by PAs and Nurse Practitioners We used the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey to identify patient characteristics associated with antidepressant prescribing by PAs/NPs. We found that receipt of antidepressant prescriptions in adult visits to PA/NPs differed by gender and metropolitan status. Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver The Who, What, When, and How of Procedural Skills Training Participants in this interactive session will review current procedural skills being used by PA programs and then discuss how to incorporate them into their didactic curriculum. Faculty will also explore the potential need to introduce more advanced skills to PA students and discuss potential barriers in providing these. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

The Who, What, When, and How of Procedural Skills Training

T138 ● Focused Discussion ● Governor's Square 10 ● 1 CME Hour
Sarah Bolander, MMS, PA-C, Midwestern University (Glendale)
Carla Thompson, MSPAS, PA-C, Midwestern University (Glendale)

Participants in this interactive session will review current procedural skills being used by PA programs and then discuss how to incorporate them into their didactic curriculum. Faculty will also explore the potential need to introduce more advanced skills to PA students and discuss potential barriers in providing these.

2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver The Who, What, When, and How of Procedural Skills Training Participants in this interactive session will review current procedural skills being used by PA programs and then discuss how to incorporate them into their didactic curriculum. Faculty will also explore the potential need to introduce more advanced skills to PA students and discuss potential barriers in providing these. Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Designing a Competency-Based Curriculum Using EPAs In keeping with the national drive toward competency-based medical education, a developing PA program has designed its curriculum using entrustable professional activities as a framework. A discussion of how this was achieved is the basis of the presentation. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 11 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Designing a Competency-Based Curriculum Using EPAs

T139 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 11 ● 1 CME Hour
Cathy Ruff, MS, PA-C, Rocky Vista University

In keeping with the national drive toward competency-based medical education, a developing PA program has designed its curriculum using entrustable professional activities as a framework. A discussion of how this was achieved is the basis of the presentation.

2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Designing a Competency-Based Curriculum Using EPAs In keeping with the national drive toward competency-based medical education, a developing PA program has designed its curriculum using entrustable professional activities as a framework. A discussion of how this was achieved is the basis of the presentation. Governor's Square 11 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Health Care Provider Resilience: Moving the Burnout Crisis from "Whose Fault Is It?" to "How Can I Help?" The prevalence of burnout in health care providers is at an all-time high and only getting worse. This session will review some of the background data on the current state of burnout, as well as new, ongoing national work in organized academic medicine to address the systemic and institutional issues. It will begin the discussion of how we, as individuals and groups, can begin to engage this issue on a personal level. For a profession that cares for patients, caring for each other sometimes does not come as naturally as we would like, but it is the fastest way we can impact our trainees, colleagues, and ourselves. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Health Care Provider Resilience: Moving the Burnout Crisis from "Whose Fault Is It?" to "How Can I Help?"

T140 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 12 ● 1 CME Hour
Mona Abaza, MD, MS, University of Colorado

The prevalence of burnout in health care providers is at an all-time high and only getting worse. This session will review some of the background data on the current state of burnout, as well as new, ongoing national work in organized academic medicine to address the systemic and institutional issues. It will begin the discussion of how we, as individuals and groups, can begin to engage this issue on a personal level. For a profession that cares for patients, caring for each other sometimes does not come as naturally as we would like, but it is the fastest way we can impact our trainees, colleagues, and ourselves.

2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Health Care Provider Resilience: Moving the Burnout Crisis from "Whose Fault Is It?" to "How Can I Help?" The prevalence of burnout in health care providers is at an all-time high and only getting worse. This session will review some of the background data on the current state of burnout, as well as new, ongoing national work in organized academic medicine to address the systemic and institutional issues. It will begin the discussion of how we, as individuals and groups, can begin to engage this issue on a personal level. For a profession that cares for patients, caring for each other sometimes does not come as naturally as we would like, but it is the fastest way we can impact our trainees, colleagues, and ourselves. Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Student Recruitment & Admissions
2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Using WebAdMIT to Optimize Your Admissions Process This session will guide attendees through the tools available in WebAdMIT to help them effectively conduct their admissions processes from start to finish by addressing some of the challenges that programs typically face. This session will guide attendees through an interactive, scenario-based training. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Using WebAdMIT to Optimize Your Admissions Process

T141 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 14 ● 1 CME Hour
Robert Ruiz, Vice President, Strategic Enrollment at Liaison

This session will guide attendees through the tools available in WebAdMIT to help them effectively conduct their admissions processes from start to finish by addressing some of the challenges that programs typically face. This session will guide attendees through an interactive, scenario-based training.

2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Using WebAdMIT to Optimize Your Admissions Process This session will guide attendees through the tools available in WebAdMIT to help them effectively conduct their admissions processes from start to finish by addressing some of the challenges that programs typically face. This session will guide attendees through an interactive, scenario-based training. Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Clinical Education & Innovation
2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Hurricanes, Floods, and Blizzards: Clinical-Year Contingency Plans This session will discuss expected and unexpected natural disasters and how programs across one state have overcome curriculum continuity hurdles as well as plans to make up days missed in supervised clinical practicum experiences. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Hurricanes, Floods, and Blizzards: Clinical-Year Contingency Plans

T142 ● Panel ● Governor's Square 15 ● 1 CME Hour
C. Kim Stokes, MHS, PA-C, East Carolina University
Ashlyn Bruning, MMS, PA-C, High Point University
Nicole Drake, MSM, PA-C, Wingate University
Tina Seemann, MHS, PA-C, East Carolina University

This session will discuss expected and unexpected natural disasters and how programs across one state have overcome curriculum continuity hurdles as well as plans to make up days missed in supervised clinical practicum experiences.

2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Hurricanes, Floods, and Blizzards: Clinical-Year Contingency Plans This session will discuss expected and unexpected natural disasters and how programs across one state have overcome curriculum continuity hurdles as well as plans to make up days missed in supervised clinical practicum experiences. Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth? Critical Thinking and Social Media This past year, a number of controversial issues – such as FPAR/OTP – came up in the PA profession. One common way to read the opinions of others as well as weigh in on these issues is via social media through platforms like PA Huddle or the PA Forum. This roundtable will allow participants to discuss how they work with students to help them assess the veracity of the information provided online, use the various platforms to offer examples of professional vs. unprofessional behavior, and role model appropriate responses. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth? Critical Thinking and Social Media

T143 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 16 ● 1 CME Hour
Grace Landel MEd, PA-C, Touro University – California
Tim Wood, DHSc, PA-C, Western University of Health Sciences

This past year, a number of controversial issues – such as FPAR/OTP – came up in the PA profession. One common way to read the opinions of others as well as weigh in on these issues is via social media through platforms like PA Huddle or the PA Forum. This roundtable will allow participants to discuss how they work with students to help them assess the veracity of the information provided online, use the various platforms to offer examples of professional vs. unprofessional behavior, and role model appropriate responses.

2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth? Critical Thinking and Social Media This past year, a number of controversial issues – such as FPAR/OTP – came up in the PA profession. One common way to read the opinions of others as well as weigh in on these issues is via social media through platforms like PA Huddle or the PA Forum. This roundtable will allow participants to discuss how they work with students to help them assess the veracity of the information provided online, use the various platforms to offer examples of professional vs. unprofessional behavior, and role model appropriate responses. Governor's Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Augmenting Reality in PA Education: Adding Layers to Course Material Augmented reality (AR) apps like Pokemon Go have captured the attention of many gamers. What happens when you apply similar technology in the PA classroom? Learn about commercially available AR apps for PA uses and how to use an easy AR app to build your own layers of course material. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 17 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Augmenting Reality in PA Education: Adding Layers to Course Material

T144 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 17 ● 1 CME Hour
Melissa Murfin, PharmD, BCACP, PA-C, Elon University

Augmented reality (AR) apps like Pokemon Go have captured the attention of many gamers. What happens when you apply similar technology in the PA classroom? Learn about commercially available AR apps for PA uses and how to use an easy AR app to build your own layers of course material.

2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Augmenting Reality in PA Education: Adding Layers to Course Material Augmented reality (AR) apps like Pokemon Go have captured the attention of many gamers. What happens when you apply similar technology in the PA classroom? Learn about commercially available AR apps for PA uses and how to use an easy AR app to build your own layers of course material. Governor's Square 17 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Faculty Recruitment & Development
2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Publishing Your First Article: Avoid the Chutes, Climb the Ladders PA faculty face pressures to publish scholarly work, but often have not had extensive training in scientific publishing. Come hear from an experienced author and JPAE Editorial Board member about simple ways to avoid the most common pitfalls new authors encounter in the publication process. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Publishing Your First Article: Avoid the Chutes, Climb the Ladders

T145 ● Spotlight ● Plaza Ballroom A ● 1 CME Hour
Tamara Ritsema, MPH, MMSc, PA-C/R, George Washington University and St. George's University of London

PA faculty face pressures to publish scholarly work, but often have not had extensive training in scientific publishing. Come hear from an experienced author and JPAE Editorial Board member about simple ways to avoid the most common pitfalls new authors encounter in the publication process.

2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Publishing Your First Article: Avoid the Chutes, Climb the Ladders PA faculty face pressures to publish scholarly work, but often have not had extensive training in scientific publishing. Come hear from an experienced author and JPAE Editorial Board member about simple ways to avoid the most common pitfalls new authors encounter in the publication process. Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Effective Leadership
2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver The PA Program Directors Council Experience The PA Program Directors Council is a collaboration of PA program directors from ARC-PA accredited programs in a southeastern state that meets biannually. This initiative has been highly successful in encouraging collegiality and collaboration among programs, the sharing of resources, and generating proactive solutions to common issues and challenges. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

The PA Program Directors Council Experience

T146 ● Panel ● Plaza Ballroom D ● 1 CME Hour
Patti Ragan, PhD, MPH, PA-C, Elon University
Karen Hills, MS, PA-C, Duke University Medical Center
Reamer Bushardt, PharmD, PA-C, George Washington University
Linda Sekhon, DHSc, PA-C, High Point University

The PA Program Directors Council is a collaboration of PA program directors from ARC-PA accredited programs in a southeastern state that meets biannually. This initiative has been highly successful in encouraging collegiality and collaboration among programs, the sharing of resources, and generating proactive solutions to common issues and challenges.

2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver The PA Program Directors Council Experience The PA Program Directors Council is a collaboration of PA program directors from ARC-PA accredited programs in a southeastern state that meets biannually. This initiative has been highly successful in encouraging collegiality and collaboration among programs, the sharing of resources, and generating proactive solutions to common issues and challenges. Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:20:00 America/Denver Pain Medicine: A Curriculum Survey of PA Education Programs The purpose of this research was to identify how core competencies in pain medicine are being addressed in PA education. The research includes a list of topics being presented in pain medicine, what educational methods are being utilized to present topics, and how student competency is being assessed. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Pain Medicine: A Curriculum Survey of PA Education Programs

T147 ● Research Brief ● Plaza Court 1 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Johnna Yealy, MSPAS, PA-C, University of Tampa
Todd Doran, EdD, PA-C, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
Sara Parr, MS, PA-C, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City

The purpose of this research was to identify how core competencies in pain medicine are being addressed in PA education. The research includes a list of topics being presented in pain medicine, what educational methods are being utilized to present topics, and how student competency is being assessed.

2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:20:00 America/Denver Pain Medicine: A Curriculum Survey of PA Education Programs The purpose of this research was to identify how core competencies in pain medicine are being addressed in PA education. The research includes a list of topics being presented in pain medicine, what educational methods are being utilized to present topics, and how student competency is being assessed. Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Research and Publishing Made Easier Are you an aspiring researcher? Do you need advice on getting your conference proposal accepted or your first article published? Receive one-on-one advice from senior PA researchers, JPAE Editorial Board members, and PAEA research and journal staff about specific scholarly ideas you have, standards for publishable articles, and getting started in research and publishing. This session is also offered on Friday at 3:00 PM. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Research and Publishing Made Easier

T148 ● Plaza Court 2
Richard Dehn, MPA, PA-C, Northern Arizona University
David Asprey, PhD, PA-C, University of Iowa
Jennifer Coombs, PhD, MPAS, PA-C, University of Utah
Karen Graham, PhD, PA-C, University of Wisconsin—La Crosse
James Cawley, MPH, PA-C, George Washington University
Tamara Ritsema, MPH, MMSc, PA-C/R, George Washington University and St. George's University of London

Are you an aspiring researcher? Do you need advice on getting your conference proposal accepted or your first article published? Receive one-on-one advice from senior PA researchers, JPAE Editorial Board members, and PAEA research and journal staff about specific scholarly ideas you have, standards for publishable articles, and getting started in research and publishing. This session is also offered on Friday at 3:00 PM.

2017-10-26 15:00:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Research and Publishing Made Easier Are you an aspiring researcher? Do you need advice on getting your conference proposal accepted or your first article published? Receive one-on-one advice from senior PA researchers, JPAE Editorial Board members, and PAEA research and journal staff about specific scholarly ideas you have, standards for publishable articles, and getting started in research and publishing. This session is also offered on Friday at 3:00 PM. Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
2017-10-26 15:30:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Clinician to Educator: What Motivates PAs to Become Educators? This presentation will discuss the findings of a qualitative study that explored the PA faculty shortage from the perspective and experiences of new PA faculty, in order to gain a better understanding of the motivations, barriers, challenges, and supportive aspects encountered during their first three years as faculty. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Clinician to Educator: What Motivates PAs to Become Educators?

T149 ● Research Brief ● Plaza Court 1 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Emily WhiteHorse, PhD, PA-C, University of Southern California (LA)

This presentation will discuss the findings of a qualitative study that explored the PA faculty shortage from the perspective and experiences of new PA faculty, in order to gain a better understanding of the motivations, barriers, challenges, and supportive aspects encountered during their first three years as faculty.

2017-10-26 15:30:00 2017-10-26 15:50:00 America/Denver Clinician to Educator: What Motivates PAs to Become Educators? This presentation will discuss the findings of a qualitative study that explored the PA faculty shortage from the perspective and experiences of new PA faculty, in order to gain a better understanding of the motivations, barriers, challenges, and supportive aspects encountered during their first three years as faculty. Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
2017-10-26 16:00:00 2017-10-26 17:30:00 America/Denver Look to The Future with Ever-Increasing Confidence

"The future is already here — it’s just not evenly distributed."
(Science fiction writer William Gibson)

PAEA CEO Timi Agar Barwick will open the session with her presentation, "What Got Us Here Won’t Get Us There," challenging the PA education community to explore new approaches to education and commit to a process of continuous reinvention. Following this, the top leadership of the Four Orgs — PAEA, AAPA, ARC-PA, and NCCPA — will sit down for a candid dialogue about Optimal Team Practice, the most important future-focused opportunity for the PA community. What will OTP mean for the intersection of education and practice? How will it affect the accreditation standards and the ways we assess readiness for clinical practice? Join us to find out.

Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org
Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Look to The Future with Ever-Increasing Confidence

T150 ● Plaza Ballroom BCEF
Timi Agar Barwick, MPM
Leadership of PAEA, AAPA, ARC-PA, NCCPA

"The future is already here — it’s just not evenly distributed."
(Science fiction writer William Gibson)

PAEA CEO Timi Agar Barwick will open the session with her presentation, "What Got Us Here Won’t Get Us There," challenging the PA education community to explore new approaches to education and commit to a process of continuous reinvention. Following this, the top leadership of the Four Orgs — PAEA, AAPA, ARC-PA, and NCCPA — will sit down for a candid dialogue about Optimal Team Practice, the most important future-focused opportunity for the PA community. What will OTP mean for the intersection of education and practice? How will it affect the accreditation standards and the ways we assess readiness for clinical practice? Join us to find out.

2017-10-26 16:00:00 2017-10-26 17:30:00 America/Denver Look to The Future with Ever-Increasing Confidence

"The future is already here — it’s just not evenly distributed."
(Science fiction writer William Gibson)

PAEA CEO Timi Agar Barwick will open the session with her presentation, "What Got Us Here Won’t Get Us There," challenging the PA education community to explore new approaches to education and commit to a process of continuous reinvention. Following this, the top leadership of the Four Orgs — PAEA, AAPA, ARC-PA, and NCCPA — will sit down for a candid dialogue about Optimal Team Practice, the most important future-focused opportunity for the PA community. What will OTP mean for the intersection of education and practice? How will it affect the accreditation standards and the ways we assess readiness for clinical practice? Join us to find out.

Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
2017-10-26 18:30:00 2017-10-26 20:00:00 America/Denver Past Presidents Reception By invitation only. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Directors Row H PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Past Presidents Reception

● Directors Row H

By invitation only.

2017-10-26 18:30:00 2017-10-26 20:00:00 America/Denver Past Presidents Reception By invitation only. Directors Row H PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver Special Interest Group Meetings: Are you looking to meet with fellow educators who care as much as you do about a specific topic or issue? Do you want to share your experiences and learn from others in a particular area? Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings provide the opportunity to do just that. Simply show up to whichever meeting fits your interests and begin connecting with your colleagues from across the country! Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Special Interest Group Meetings:

Are you looking to meet with fellow educators who care as much as you do about a specific topic or issue? Do you want to share your experiences and learn from others in a particular area? Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings provide the opportunity to do just that. Simply show up to whichever meeting fits your interests and begin connecting with your colleagues from across the country!

2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver Special Interest Group Meetings: Are you looking to meet with fellow educators who care as much as you do about a specific topic or issue? Do you want to share your experiences and learn from others in a particular area? Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings provide the opportunity to do just that. Simply show up to whichever meeting fits your interests and begin connecting with your colleagues from across the country! Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver Interprofessional Education Join members of this special interest group to discuss the evolving role of interprofessional education in PA programs. Discussion will concentrate on how it is being incorporated into PA education curricula and provide an opportunity for everyone to share ideas about their own interprofessional education experiences and interests. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Interprofessional Education

T151 ● Governor's Square 10
Betsy Melcher, MS, ATC, MHS, PA-C, Duke University Medical Center

Join members of this special interest group to discuss the evolving role of interprofessional education in PA programs. Discussion will concentrate on how it is being incorporated into PA education curricula and provide an opportunity for everyone to share ideas about their own interprofessional education experiences and interests.

2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver Interprofessional Education Join members of this special interest group to discuss the evolving role of interprofessional education in PA programs. Discussion will concentrate on how it is being incorporated into PA education curricula and provide an opportunity for everyone to share ideas about their own interprofessional education experiences and interests. Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver Minority Faculty Leadership Join members of this new special interest group to discuss the unique opportunities and challenges of underrepresented minority PA faculty. Members will work together to identify issues of importance, develop approaches to encourage minority representation in PA education, and share ways to support members across programs. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 11 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Minority Faculty Leadership

T152 ● Governor's Square 11
Shani Fleming, MSHS, MPH, PA-C, Barry University

Join members of this new special interest group to discuss the unique opportunities and challenges of underrepresented minority PA faculty. Members will work together to identify issues of importance, develop approaches to encourage minority representation in PA education, and share ways to support members across programs.

2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver Minority Faculty Leadership Join members of this new special interest group to discuss the unique opportunities and challenges of underrepresented minority PA faculty. Members will work together to identify issues of importance, develop approaches to encourage minority representation in PA education, and share ways to support members across programs. Governor's Square 11 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver Northeastern PA Programs This special interest group welcomes PA educators to discuss unique opportunities and challenges for PA programs located in the northeast region of the United States. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Northeastern PA Programs

T153 ● Governor's Square 12

This special interest group welcomes PA educators to discuss unique opportunities and challenges for PA programs located in the northeast region of the United States.

2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver Northeastern PA Programs This special interest group welcomes PA educators to discuss unique opportunities and challenges for PA programs located in the northeast region of the United States. Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver PA Programs in Academic Health Centers and Medical Schools Join members of this special interest group for discussion about the perceived advantages of PA programs within academic health centers and medical schools over PA programs in other academic settings, as well as the reality that these programs also have unique challenges and concerns. The purpose of this special interest group is to identify and share these issues, share “best practices,” consider opportunities and threats, and promote the development of PA programs within these settings. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

PA Programs in Academic Health Centers and Medical Schools

T154 ● Governor's Square 14
Ruth Ballweg, MPA, PA-C, University of Washington

Join members of this special interest group for discussion about the perceived advantages of PA programs within academic health centers and medical schools over PA programs in other academic settings, as well as the reality that these programs also have unique challenges and concerns. The purpose of this special interest group is to identify and share these issues, share “best practices,” consider opportunities and threats, and promote the development of PA programs within these settings.

2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver PA Programs in Academic Health Centers and Medical Schools Join members of this special interest group for discussion about the perceived advantages of PA programs within academic health centers and medical schools over PA programs in other academic settings, as well as the reality that these programs also have unique challenges and concerns. The purpose of this special interest group is to identify and share these issues, share “best practices,” consider opportunities and threats, and promote the development of PA programs within these settings. Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver PA Programs in Catholic Institutions Please stop by to meet your colleagues and discuss the unique challenges and opportunities encountered by PA programs housed in Catholic educational institutions. Topics of interest include scholarly collaboration, developing shared assessment instruments to aid benchmarking, and developing student leaders. For more information, please visit http://blogs.shu.edu/papci/. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

PA Programs in Catholic Institutions

T155 ● Governor's Square 15
Christopher Hanifin, MS, PA-C, Seton Hall University

Please stop by to meet your colleagues and discuss the unique challenges and opportunities encountered by PA programs housed in Catholic educational institutions. Topics of interest include scholarly collaboration, developing shared assessment instruments to aid benchmarking, and developing student leaders. For more information, please visit http://blogs.shu.edu/papci/.

2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver PA Programs in Catholic Institutions Please stop by to meet your colleagues and discuss the unique challenges and opportunities encountered by PA programs housed in Catholic educational institutions. Topics of interest include scholarly collaboration, developing shared assessment instruments to aid benchmarking, and developing student leaders. For more information, please visit http://blogs.shu.edu/papci/. Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver Problem-Based Learning Join members of this special interest group for discussion about the practices of problem-based learning among PA programs. Whether you already use PBL or are considering using PBL, this session will explore types of PBL applications, resources, and developing PBL exercises. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Problem-Based Learning

T156 ● Governor's Square 16
Tatsiana Singh, MPAS, PA-C, Indiana State University

Join members of this special interest group for discussion about the practices of problem-based learning among PA programs. Whether you already use PBL or are considering using PBL, this session will explore types of PBL applications, resources, and developing PBL exercises.

2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver Problem-Based Learning Join members of this special interest group for discussion about the practices of problem-based learning among PA programs. Whether you already use PBL or are considering using PBL, this session will explore types of PBL applications, resources, and developing PBL exercises. Governor's Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver Simulation in PA Education Join members of this special interest group for an update on simulation use among PA programs while developing opportunities for professional collaboration on simulation-based projects. Leadership opportunities are available for interested individuals. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 17 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Simulation in PA Education

T157 ● Governor's Square 17
Nina Multak, PhD, MPAS, PA-C, Drexel University

Join members of this special interest group for an update on simulation use among PA programs while developing opportunities for professional collaboration on simulation-based projects. Leadership opportunities are available for interested individuals.

2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver Simulation in PA Education Join members of this special interest group for an update on simulation use among PA programs while developing opportunities for professional collaboration on simulation-based projects. Leadership opportunities are available for interested individuals. Governor's Square 17 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver Western PA Programs This special interest group, also known as the Western Consortium, welcomes PA educators to discuss unique opportunities and challenges for PA programs located in the Western region of the United States. Discussion about the 2018 meeting will also take place. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Western PA Programs

T158 ● Plaza Ballroom A
Mary Von, DHEd, PA-C, Pacific University
Tim Wood, DHSc, PA-C, Western University of health Sciences
Grace Landel, MEd, PA-C, Touro University - California

This special interest group, also known as the Western Consortium, welcomes PA educators to discuss unique opportunities and challenges for PA programs located in the Western region of the United States. Discussion about the 2018 meeting will also take place.

2017-10-26 19:00:00 2017-10-26 21:00:00 America/Denver Western PA Programs This special interest group, also known as the Western Consortium, welcomes PA educators to discuss unique opportunities and challenges for PA programs located in the Western region of the United States. Discussion about the 2018 meeting will also take place. Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
2017-10-27 06:30:00 2017-10-27 17:00:00 America/Denver Registration Coming soon Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Registration

Coming soon

2017-10-27 06:30:00 2017-10-27 17:00:00 America/Denver Registration Coming soon Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
7:00 AM - 7:00 AM
2017-10-27 07:00:00 2017-10-27 07:00:00 America/Denver Onsite Polls Close Coming soon Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Onsite Polls Close

Coming soon

2017-10-27 07:00:00 2017-10-27 07:00:00 America/Denver Onsite Polls Close Coming soon Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Continental Breakfast & Poster Presentations Enjoy breakfast while perusing original research and educational innovation posters. Authors will be present to answer questions and discuss their research. Posters will be on display from 3:00 PM, Thursday, through noon on Friday. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Continental Breakfast & Poster Presentations

F101 ● Plaza Exhibit ● 1 CME Hour

Enjoy breakfast while perusing original research and educational innovation posters. Authors will be present to answer questions and discuss their research. Posters will be on display from 3:00 PM, Thursday, through noon on Friday.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Continental Breakfast & Poster Presentations Enjoy breakfast while perusing original research and educational innovation posters. Authors will be present to answer questions and discuss their research. Posters will be on display from 3:00 PM, Thursday, through noon on Friday. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Perceptions About Full Practice Authority and Responsibility The American Academy of PAs and others feel that it is time for PAs to have full practice authority and responsibility just as other health care providers do in their own professions. This poster presentation discusses the perceptions of practicing PAs on the topic of full practice authority and responsibility. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Perceptions About Full Practice Authority and Responsibility

P1 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Jay Metzger, MPAS, PA-C, University of North Dakota

The American Academy of PAs and others feel that it is time for PAs to have full practice authority and responsibility just as other health care providers do in their own professions. This poster presentation discusses the perceptions of practicing PAs on the topic of full practice authority and responsibility.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Perceptions About Full Practice Authority and Responsibility The American Academy of PAs and others feel that it is time for PAs to have full practice authority and responsibility just as other health care providers do in their own professions. This poster presentation discusses the perceptions of practicing PAs on the topic of full practice authority and responsibility. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Assessing the Relationship Between Student Clinical Encounters and Performance Outcomes As PA programs continue to try to meet ARC-PA Standards, many require students to log patient encounters. This study evaluates whether a relationship exists between student clinical encounters and performance outcomes. These data may help programs interpret and utilize the ever-increasing student logging data to meet program curricular goals. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Assessing the Relationship Between Student Clinical Encounters and Performance Outcomes

P2 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Elana Min, PhD, PA-C, Northwestern University
Jeremiah Peterson, MA, Northwestern University

As PA programs continue to try to meet ARC-PA Standards, many require students to log patient encounters. This study evaluates whether a relationship exists between student clinical encounters and performance outcomes. These data may help programs interpret and utilize the ever-increasing student logging data to meet program curricular goals.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Assessing the Relationship Between Student Clinical Encounters and Performance Outcomes As PA programs continue to try to meet ARC-PA Standards, many require students to log patient encounters. This study evaluates whether a relationship exists between student clinical encounters and performance outcomes. These data may help programs interpret and utilize the ever-increasing student logging data to meet program curricular goals. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver International Clinical Rotations: A Comparison of Educational Equivalency There has been rapid growth of international clinical rotations. There is little analysis of the quality of these experiences. One question asked is: Can “core rotations” be completed internationally? This research reveals that, when properly designed, international rotations provide strong educational value and should be considered for use as core rotations. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

International Clinical Rotations: A Comparison of Educational Equivalency

P3 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Nicole Dettmann, MSHS, MPH, PA-C, MCPHS University (Manchester/Worcester)

There has been rapid growth of international clinical rotations. There is little analysis of the quality of these experiences. One question asked is: Can “core rotations” be completed internationally? This research reveals that, when properly designed, international rotations provide strong educational value and should be considered for use as core rotations.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver International Clinical Rotations: A Comparison of Educational Equivalency There has been rapid growth of international clinical rotations. There is little analysis of the quality of these experiences. One question asked is: Can “core rotations” be completed internationally? This research reveals that, when properly designed, international rotations provide strong educational value and should be considered for use as core rotations. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver The Preceptor Connection: Developing and Assessing Preceptor Outreach Preceptors come from a variety of backgrounds and typically lack formal preceptor training. Limited data exists on how to best connect with preceptors and provide them with educational opportunities. This study may provide PA programs with an example of preceptor-preferred methods for connecting with PA programs and for preceptor development. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

The Preceptor Connection: Developing and Assessing Preceptor Outreach

P4 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Lauren Trillo, MMS, PA-C, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Rosa Retrum, MSE, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Michelle Ostmoe, BS, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Preceptors come from a variety of backgrounds and typically lack formal preceptor training. Limited data exists on how to best connect with preceptors and provide them with educational opportunities. This study may provide PA programs with an example of preceptor-preferred methods for connecting with PA programs and for preceptor development.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver The Preceptor Connection: Developing and Assessing Preceptor Outreach Preceptors come from a variety of backgrounds and typically lack formal preceptor training. Limited data exists on how to best connect with preceptors and provide them with educational opportunities. This study may provide PA programs with an example of preceptor-preferred methods for connecting with PA programs and for preceptor development. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Ready, Suture, Go! Actively Preparing PA Students for Clinical Rotations This presentation will provide information pertaining to the development, implementation, and evaluation of instituting boot camps during call-back days for each specific core rotation (family medicine, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and surgery). Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Ready, Suture, Go! Actively Preparing PA Students for Clinical Rotations

P5 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Beverly Speece, MTS, PA-C, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Lauren Trillo, MMS, PA-C, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Rosa Retrum, MSE, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Michelle Ostmoe, BS, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Sue Kaletka, MPH, University of Wisconsin - Madison

This presentation will provide information pertaining to the development, implementation, and evaluation of instituting boot camps during call-back days for each specific core rotation (family medicine, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and surgery).

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Ready, Suture, Go! Actively Preparing PA Students for Clinical Rotations This presentation will provide information pertaining to the development, implementation, and evaluation of instituting boot camps during call-back days for each specific core rotation (family medicine, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and surgery). Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Effect of Study Methodology and Self-Efficacy on PACKRAT Scores This study aims to identify effective study techniques that can be used during PA school. Evaluating self-efficacy and perceived benefits of the study methodology can open the door for further research on study methodology and group work during PA school. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Effect of Study Methodology and Self-Efficacy on PACKRAT Scores

P6 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Bassent Abdelbary, MD, PhD, MPH, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Lisa Kuhn, MMS, PA, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

This study aims to identify effective study techniques that can be used during PA school. Evaluating self-efficacy and perceived benefits of the study methodology can open the door for further research on study methodology and group work during PA school.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Effect of Study Methodology and Self-Efficacy on PACKRAT Scores This study aims to identify effective study techniques that can be used during PA school. Evaluating self-efficacy and perceived benefits of the study methodology can open the door for further research on study methodology and group work during PA school. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Evaluation of Novel In-Class Review Techniques in PA Education Students and faculty are always searching for worthwhile review techniques to enhance retention of information. By offering effective and innovative "in-class reviews," both students and faculty reap benefits. Student exam performance and retention of information is increased, while faculty are able to engage students and ease possible test anxiety. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Evaluation of Novel In-Class Review Techniques in PA Education

P7 ● Student Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Lauren Esrock, PA-S, UT Southwestern - School of Health Professions
Daytheon Sturges, MPAS, PA-C, UT Southwestern - School of Health Professions

Students and faculty are always searching for worthwhile review techniques to enhance retention of information. By offering effective and innovative "in-class reviews," both students and faculty reap benefits. Student exam performance and retention of information is increased, while faculty are able to engage students and ease possible test anxiety.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Evaluation of Novel In-Class Review Techniques in PA Education Students and faculty are always searching for worthwhile review techniques to enhance retention of information. By offering effective and innovative "in-class reviews," both students and faculty reap benefits. Student exam performance and retention of information is increased, while faculty are able to engage students and ease possible test anxiety. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Innovative Strategies for Clinical Microscopy Instruction: Virtual versus Light Microscopy In the search for innovative strategies to teach clinical microscopy to PA students, virtual microscopy and light microscopy were compared in order to determine differences in learning outcomes and learner attitudes. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Innovative Strategies for Clinical Microscopy Instruction: Virtual versus Light Microscopy

P8 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
M. Jane McDaniel, MS, MLS(ASCP)SC, Wake Forest University (Bowman Gray)
Carol Hildebrandt, BA, Wake Forest University (Bowman Gray)
Gregory Russell, MS, Wake Forest University (Bowman Gray)
Sonia Crandall, PhD, MS, Wake Forest University (Bowman Gray)

In the search for innovative strategies to teach clinical microscopy to PA students, virtual microscopy and light microscopy were compared in order to determine differences in learning outcomes and learner attitudes.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Innovative Strategies for Clinical Microscopy Instruction: Virtual versus Light Microscopy In the search for innovative strategies to teach clinical microscopy to PA students, virtual microscopy and light microscopy were compared in order to determine differences in learning outcomes and learner attitudes. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Mindfulness Education and Decentering Training in a Physician Assistant Curriculum We incorporated a mindfulness curriculum, which in class sessions, included reflective writing and home practice for first-year PA students and measured its effect on validated measures of life satisfaction and perceived stress. Significant improvements were found in each of these outcomes at 10 weeks and four months post-intervention. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Mindfulness Education and Decentering Training in a Physician Assistant Curriculum

P9 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Eve Hoover, MSPAS, PA-C, Midwestern University (Glendale)
James Stoehr, PhD, Midwestern University (Glendale)
Bhupin Butaney, PhD, Midwestern University (Glendale)

We incorporated a mindfulness curriculum, which in class sessions, included reflective writing and home practice for first-year PA students and measured its effect on validated measures of life satisfaction and perceived stress. Significant improvements were found in each of these outcomes at 10 weeks and four months post-intervention.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Mindfulness Education and Decentering Training in a Physician Assistant Curriculum We incorporated a mindfulness curriculum, which in class sessions, included reflective writing and home practice for first-year PA students and measured its effect on validated measures of life satisfaction and perceived stress. Significant improvements were found in each of these outcomes at 10 weeks and four months post-intervention. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver LGBT Health Education in PA Curricula This study assessed the presence of, and self-assessed quality of, LGBT health education in US PA curricula. An Internet-based survey was distributed to program directors of all accredited/provisionally accredited US PA programs. With a 31% response rate, the survey indicates that improvement is needed in LGBT health education. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

LGBT Health Education in PA Curricula

P10 ● Student Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Katherine Vornheder, MSPAS, PA-C, Elon University
Cynthia Bennett, MD, Elon University

This study assessed the presence of, and self-assessed quality of, LGBT health education in US PA curricula. An Internet-based survey was distributed to program directors of all accredited/provisionally accredited US PA programs. With a 31% response rate, the survey indicates that improvement is needed in LGBT health education.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver LGBT Health Education in PA Curricula This study assessed the presence of, and self-assessed quality of, LGBT health education in US PA curricula. An Internet-based survey was distributed to program directors of all accredited/provisionally accredited US PA programs. With a 31% response rate, the survey indicates that improvement is needed in LGBT health education. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Helping PA Students Self-Evaluate Prerequisite Anatomy Knowledge This poster presents our findings and lessons learned from student feedback on an optional, online, pre-PA program matriculation, self-assessment examination of undergraduate anatomy knowledge. Quantitative and qualitative data obtained from the survey provide insights for changes to the self-assessment examination, instructions, and feedback to students. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Helping PA Students Self-Evaluate Prerequisite Anatomy Knowledge

P11 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Clare Pisoni, MPAS, PA-C, Drexel University
Margery Lockard, PhD, PT, Drexel University
Geraldine Buck, DrPH, MHS, PA-C, Drexel University
Daniela Livingston, MD, PA-C, Drexel University
Patrick Auth, PhD, MS, PA-C, Drexel University

This poster presents our findings and lessons learned from student feedback on an optional, online, pre-PA program matriculation, self-assessment examination of undergraduate anatomy knowledge. Quantitative and qualitative data obtained from the survey provide insights for changes to the self-assessment examination, instructions, and feedback to students.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Helping PA Students Self-Evaluate Prerequisite Anatomy Knowledge This poster presents our findings and lessons learned from student feedback on an optional, online, pre-PA program matriculation, self-assessment examination of undergraduate anatomy knowledge. Quantitative and qualitative data obtained from the survey provide insights for changes to the self-assessment examination, instructions, and feedback to students. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Effectiveness of Service Learning in Teaching Social Determinants of Health Two mission-based programs with a long history of migrant farmworker outreach collaborated to evaluate student comprehension of social determinants of health pre- and post-service learning experiences. Post-service learning, students experienced an increase in taking responsibility for their learning and feeling more confident about working with their peers. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Effectiveness of Service Learning in Teaching Social Determinants of Health

P12 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Maha Lund, DHSc, PA-C, Emory University
Karen Mulitalo, MPAS, PA-C, University of Utah
Jennifer Coombs, PhD, MPAS, PA-C, University of Utah
Erin Lepp, MMSc, PA-C, Emory University
Jared Spackman, MPAS, PA-C, University of Utah
Anne Dunlap, MD, MPH, Emory University
Jodie Guest, PhD, MPH, Emory University

Two mission-based programs with a long history of migrant farmworker outreach collaborated to evaluate student comprehension of social determinants of health pre- and post-service learning experiences. Post-service learning, students experienced an increase in taking responsibility for their learning and feeling more confident about working with their peers.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Effectiveness of Service Learning in Teaching Social Determinants of Health Two mission-based programs with a long history of migrant farmworker outreach collaborated to evaluate student comprehension of social determinants of health pre- and post-service learning experiences. Post-service learning, students experienced an increase in taking responsibility for their learning and feeling more confident about working with their peers. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Integrated Behavioral Health Training in PA Education This study examines the impact of an integrated behavioral health training module on PA students’ knowledge, skills, attitudes, and intention to practice in integrated behavioral health care. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Integrated Behavioral Health Training in PA Education

P13 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Lisa Tshuma, DBH, MPA, MPAS, PA-C, A.T. Still University

This study examines the impact of an integrated behavioral health training module on PA students’ knowledge, skills, attitudes, and intention to practice in integrated behavioral health care.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Integrated Behavioral Health Training in PA Education This study examines the impact of an integrated behavioral health training module on PA students’ knowledge, skills, attitudes, and intention to practice in integrated behavioral health care. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Individualized Learning Plans: A Learner-Centered Approach to Clinical Rotations Developing self-directed, lifelong learners is a key tenet of medical education, with recent research focusing on Individualized Learning Plans for medical students and residents. This poster demonstrates an innovative and pragmatic approach to self-directed learning for PA students using learning goals during the clinical phase. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Individualized Learning Plans: A Learner-Centered Approach to Clinical Rotations

P14 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Tanya Fernandez, MS, PA-C, University of Colorado
Tai Lockspeiser, MD, MHPE, University of Colorado
Jacqueline Sivahop, MS, PA-C, University of Colorado

Developing self-directed, lifelong learners is a key tenet of medical education, with recent research focusing on Individualized Learning Plans for medical students and residents. This poster demonstrates an innovative and pragmatic approach to self-directed learning for PA students using learning goals during the clinical phase.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Individualized Learning Plans: A Learner-Centered Approach to Clinical Rotations Developing self-directed, lifelong learners is a key tenet of medical education, with recent research focusing on Individualized Learning Plans for medical students and residents. This poster demonstrates an innovative and pragmatic approach to self-directed learning for PA students using learning goals during the clinical phase. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver An Assessment of Ultrasound Education in Accredited PA Programs The use of ultrasound (US) by clinicians is a rapidly growing practice to improve patient care. While US training is being incorporated within medical education, this study seeks to determine the extent and desire to add US training to PA education and barriers to implementation. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

An Assessment of Ultrasound Education in Accredited PA Programs

P15 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Sharon Gentry, MPAS, PA-C, University of Findlay
Julie Ward, PA-S, University of Findlay
Jonica Schmutz, PA-S, University of Findlay
Cara Davies, PhD, University of Findlay
Yixing Chen, MPH, University of Toledo

The use of ultrasound (US) by clinicians is a rapidly growing practice to improve patient care. While US training is being incorporated within medical education, this study seeks to determine the extent and desire to add US training to PA education and barriers to implementation.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver An Assessment of Ultrasound Education in Accredited PA Programs The use of ultrasound (US) by clinicians is a rapidly growing practice to improve patient care. While US training is being incorporated within medical education, this study seeks to determine the extent and desire to add US training to PA education and barriers to implementation. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Demand and Opportunities for Doctorally Prepared PA Faculty This poster presents the latest trends, demand, and opportunities for doctorally prepared PAs. We specifically address the question of whether there are faculty jobs that prefer doctoral credentials. Key findings indicate that more than one-third of PA job faculty postings prefer candidates who have a doctorate degree. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Demand and Opportunities for Doctorally Prepared PA Faculty

P16 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Gerald Kayingo, PhD, MMSc, PA-C, University of California-Davis
Lucy Kibe, DrPH, PA-C, Lynchburg College
James Cawley, MPH, PA-C, George Washington University

This poster presents the latest trends, demand, and opportunities for doctorally prepared PAs. We specifically address the question of whether there are faculty jobs that prefer doctoral credentials. Key findings indicate that more than one-third of PA job faculty postings prefer candidates who have a doctorate degree.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Demand and Opportunities for Doctorally Prepared PA Faculty This poster presents the latest trends, demand, and opportunities for doctorally prepared PAs. We specifically address the question of whether there are faculty jobs that prefer doctoral credentials. Key findings indicate that more than one-third of PA job faculty postings prefer candidates who have a doctorate degree. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Developing Physician Assistant Leaders: A Collaborative Approach Developing leaders in the PA profession is pivotal as the profession grows. The students involved in planning the PA Olympics, a collaborative philanthropic event, allow faculty advisors to mentor and develop student leadership skills. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Developing Physician Assistant Leaders: A Collaborative Approach

P17 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Christine Mount, MS, PA-C, Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Dana Cafaro, MS, PA-C, Philadelphia University
Anna Patrone, MS, PA-C, University of the Sciences of Philadelphia

Developing leaders in the PA profession is pivotal as the profession grows. The students involved in planning the PA Olympics, a collaborative philanthropic event, allow faculty advisors to mentor and develop student leadership skills.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Developing Physician Assistant Leaders: A Collaborative Approach Developing leaders in the PA profession is pivotal as the profession grows. The students involved in planning the PA Olympics, a collaborative philanthropic event, allow faculty advisors to mentor and develop student leadership skills. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Online Alcohol SBI Training for the PA Student An online alcohol education and screening and brief intervention curriculum has been designed for all PA programs in Missouri. Preliminary data on the initial 94 students who have completed the training will be presented. This work will lead to an online training for the PA professional for CME credit. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Online Alcohol SBI Training for the PA Student

P18 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Leigh Tenkku Lepper, PhD, MPH, University of Missouri-Columbia
Catherine Link, MPH, University of Missouri-Columbia
Lara Oakley, MPH, University of Missouri-Columbia
Genevieve Del Rosario, PA-C, Saint Louis University
Tracy Cleveland, MS, Missouri State University
Kathleen Ervie, MPAS, PA-C, University of Missouri - Kansas City

An online alcohol education and screening and brief intervention curriculum has been designed for all PA programs in Missouri. Preliminary data on the initial 94 students who have completed the training will be presented. This work will lead to an online training for the PA professional for CME credit.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Online Alcohol SBI Training for the PA Student An online alcohol education and screening and brief intervention curriculum has been designed for all PA programs in Missouri. Preliminary data on the initial 94 students who have completed the training will be presented. This work will lead to an online training for the PA professional for CME credit. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Critical Care Skills Training on Cadavers Increases Student Confidence Levels Performing procedures in the critical care setting can be intimidating. Practicing procedures on unfixed cadaver tissue may increase students’ confidence for performing these skills. Unfixed cadavers resemble live tissue more closely than fixed cadavers or simulators. We demonstrate that practicing these procedures on unfixed cadavers increases confidence and lessens anxiety. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Critical Care Skills Training on Cadavers Increases Student Confidence Levels

P19 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Bruna Varalli-Claypool, MHS, PA-C, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
Mary Moon, BS, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
Frederick Miller, PhD, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
Daniel O'Donoghue, PhD, PA-C, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
Nancy Halliday, PhD, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City

Performing procedures in the critical care setting can be intimidating. Practicing procedures on unfixed cadaver tissue may increase students’ confidence for performing these skills. Unfixed cadavers resemble live tissue more closely than fixed cadavers or simulators. We demonstrate that practicing these procedures on unfixed cadavers increases confidence and lessens anxiety.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Critical Care Skills Training on Cadavers Increases Student Confidence Levels Performing procedures in the critical care setting can be intimidating. Practicing procedures on unfixed cadaver tissue may increase students’ confidence for performing these skills. Unfixed cadavers resemble live tissue more closely than fixed cadavers or simulators. We demonstrate that practicing these procedures on unfixed cadavers increases confidence and lessens anxiety. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Incorporating a Team Communication Method Across Clinical Training The Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation (SBAR) method of team communication can be efficiently taught by faculty, easily understood by PA students, and readily practiced in a variety of clinical settings. When direct observation of this team communication skill was effectively incorporated into a summative exam, students demonstrated competence using the SBAR method. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Incorporating a Team Communication Method Across Clinical Training

P20 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Nicholas Hudak, MPA, MSEd, PA-C, Duke University Medical Center
Mamata Yanamadala, MBBS, MSc, Duke University Medical Center

The Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation (SBAR) method of team communication can be efficiently taught by faculty, easily understood by PA students, and readily practiced in a variety of clinical settings. When direct observation of this team communication skill was effectively incorporated into a summative exam, students demonstrated competence using the SBAR method.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Incorporating a Team Communication Method Across Clinical Training The Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation (SBAR) method of team communication can be efficiently taught by faculty, easily understood by PA students, and readily practiced in a variety of clinical settings. When direct observation of this team communication skill was effectively incorporated into a summative exam, students demonstrated competence using the SBAR method. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Cadaver Dissection and Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam Pass Rates PANCE pass rates were significantly higher for programs that used cadavers, whether cadavers were actively dissected or prosected. These results could help PA programs decide whether the benefits of cadaver use outweigh the monetary and potential student psychological costs encountered by their use. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Cadaver Dissection and Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam Pass Rates

P21 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Rebecca Brown, MPAS, PA, Le Moyne College
William Holmes, PhD, Le Moyne College
Elise Heick, PA-S, Le Moyne College
Kaela Nassief, PA-S, Le Moyne College
Timothy Richardson, PA-S, Le Moyne College
Anthony Rodriguez, PA-S, Le Moyne College
Emily Winans, PA-S, Le Moyne College

PANCE pass rates were significantly higher for programs that used cadavers, whether cadavers were actively dissected or prosected. These results could help PA programs decide whether the benefits of cadaver use outweigh the monetary and potential student psychological costs encountered by their use.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Cadaver Dissection and Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam Pass Rates PANCE pass rates were significantly higher for programs that used cadavers, whether cadavers were actively dissected or prosected. These results could help PA programs decide whether the benefits of cadaver use outweigh the monetary and potential student psychological costs encountered by their use. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Evaluating Pedagogical Approaches to Motivational Interviewing in PA Education PA students are expected to demonstrate competence in interpersonal and communication skills. Mastering the skill of Motivational Interviewing, a patient-centered approach to assisting patients with behavior change, is pivotal to improve health outcomes by enhancing preventive care measures. This study seeks to identify pedagogical best practices. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Evaluating Pedagogical Approaches to Motivational Interviewing in PA Education

P22 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Rebecca Rebman, PhD, PA-C, Indiana University School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Emilee Delbridge, PhD, LMFT, Indiana University School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

PA students are expected to demonstrate competence in interpersonal and communication skills. Mastering the skill of Motivational Interviewing, a patient-centered approach to assisting patients with behavior change, is pivotal to improve health outcomes by enhancing preventive care measures. This study seeks to identify pedagogical best practices.

2017-10-27 08:00:00 2017-10-27 08:50:00 America/Denver Evaluating Pedagogical Approaches to Motivational Interviewing in PA Education PA students are expected to demonstrate competence in interpersonal and communication skills. Mastering the skill of Motivational Interviewing, a patient-centered approach to assisting patients with behavior change, is pivotal to improve health outcomes by enhancing preventive care measures. This study seeks to identify pedagogical best practices. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
2017-10-27 09:00:00 2017-10-27 10:20:00 America/Denver General Session — Holding Fast to Dreams: A 50-Year Experiment in American Higher Education Rapid and dramatic demographic and technological changes present our nation with enormous challenges for educating students and preparing them for successful careers — particularly in critical fields such as medicine. Leading a campus widely recognized for its culture of embracing academic innovation to help students of all backgrounds succeed, Dr. Hrabowski has studied and overcome many of these challenges. UMBC has been ranked as one of the top "up and coming colleges in the country" for several years running. Come listen as this inspirational leader reflects on how the events of the past 50 years, beginning with the Civil Rights Movement, have been an experiment in the role of American higher education in society. And learn from him as he draws on UMBC's experiences, along with broader lessons from the past half century, to explore approaches for promoting inclusive excellence and ensuring that higher education remains relevant. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

General Session — Holding Fast to Dreams: A 50-Year Experiment in American Higher Education

F102 ● Plaza Ballroom BCEF ● 1.5 CME Hours
Freeman A. Hrabowski III, PhD, The University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Rapid and dramatic demographic and technological changes present our nation with enormous challenges for educating students and preparing them for successful careers — particularly in critical fields such as medicine. Leading a campus widely recognized for its culture of embracing academic innovation to help students of all backgrounds succeed, Dr. Hrabowski has studied and overcome many of these challenges. UMBC has been ranked as one of the top "up and coming colleges in the country" for several years running. Come listen as this inspirational leader reflects on how the events of the past 50 years, beginning with the Civil Rights Movement, have been an experiment in the role of American higher education in society. And learn from him as he draws on UMBC's experiences, along with broader lessons from the past half century, to explore approaches for promoting inclusive excellence and ensuring that higher education remains relevant.

2017-10-27 09:00:00 2017-10-27 10:20:00 America/Denver General Session — Holding Fast to Dreams: A 50-Year Experiment in American Higher Education Rapid and dramatic demographic and technological changes present our nation with enormous challenges for educating students and preparing them for successful careers — particularly in critical fields such as medicine. Leading a campus widely recognized for its culture of embracing academic innovation to help students of all backgrounds succeed, Dr. Hrabowski has studied and overcome many of these challenges. UMBC has been ranked as one of the top "up and coming colleges in the country" for several years running. Come listen as this inspirational leader reflects on how the events of the past 50 years, beginning with the Civil Rights Movement, have been an experiment in the role of American higher education in society. And learn from him as he draws on UMBC's experiences, along with broader lessons from the past half century, to explore approaches for promoting inclusive excellence and ensuring that higher education remains relevant. Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Effective Leadership
2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Becoming an Authentic Leader: Why Should You Be Trusted? Presenters will introduce the theoretical and practical perspectives of authentic leadership. Participants will complete an Authentic Leadership Inventory, measuring self-awareness, internalized moral perspective, balanced processing, and relational transparency. In small groups, the audience will explore pre-assigned components of the Inventory, examining the challenges to becoming and remaining an authentic leader. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Becoming an Authentic Leader: Why Should You Be Trusted?

F103 ● Focused Discussion ● Governor's Square 10 ● 1 CME Hour
Mona Sedrak, PhD, PA, Seton Hall University
Vasiliki Sgouras, MD, Seton Hall University

Presenters will introduce the theoretical and practical perspectives of authentic leadership. Participants will complete an Authentic Leadership Inventory, measuring self-awareness, internalized moral perspective, balanced processing, and relational transparency. In small groups, the audience will explore pre-assigned components of the Inventory, examining the challenges to becoming and remaining an authentic leader.

2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Becoming an Authentic Leader: Why Should You Be Trusted? Presenters will introduce the theoretical and practical perspectives of authentic leadership. Participants will complete an Authentic Leadership Inventory, measuring self-awareness, internalized moral perspective, balanced processing, and relational transparency. In small groups, the audience will explore pre-assigned components of the Inventory, examining the challenges to becoming and remaining an authentic leader. Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Getting Students "Seasoned" in Clinical Reasoning This spotlight presentation will illustrate outcomes of implementing a dedicated clinical reasoning course at the end of the didactic curriculum. Targeted to newer programs and faculty, it will outline different modalities to teach clinical reasoning, methods for course implementation and assessment, and positive outcomes of the strategically placed course. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 11 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Getting Students "Seasoned" in Clinical Reasoning

F104 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 11 ● 1 CME Hour
Tracey Thurnes, MPAS, PA-C, Elon University
Shaun Lynch, MS, MMSc, PA-C, Elon University

This spotlight presentation will illustrate outcomes of implementing a dedicated clinical reasoning course at the end of the didactic curriculum. Targeted to newer programs and faculty, it will outline different modalities to teach clinical reasoning, methods for course implementation and assessment, and positive outcomes of the strategically placed course.

2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Getting Students "Seasoned" in Clinical Reasoning This spotlight presentation will illustrate outcomes of implementing a dedicated clinical reasoning course at the end of the didactic curriculum. Targeted to newer programs and faculty, it will outline different modalities to teach clinical reasoning, methods for course implementation and assessment, and positive outcomes of the strategically placed course. Governor's Square 11 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Clinical Education & Innovation
2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Let’s Innovate! Technology Approaches to Augment Preceptor Recruitment During this session, we will present a PAEA-sponsored project on the impact and acceptability of a novel 12-minute video for preceptor recruitment. Project findings reflecting change in potential preceptor knowledge, attitude, and intention to precept PA students in the future will be shared. Participants will examine and explore other potential recruitment strategies. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Let’s Innovate! Technology Approaches to Augment Preceptor Recruitment

F105 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 12 ● 1 CME Hour
Mitzi D'Aquila, MACM, PA-C, University of Southern California (LA)
Desiree Lie, MD, MSEd, University of Southern California (LA)

During this session, we will present a PAEA-sponsored project on the impact and acceptability of a novel 12-minute video for preceptor recruitment. Project findings reflecting change in potential preceptor knowledge, attitude, and intention to precept PA students in the future will be shared. Participants will examine and explore other potential recruitment strategies.

2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Let’s Innovate! Technology Approaches to Augment Preceptor Recruitment During this session, we will present a PAEA-sponsored project on the impact and acceptability of a novel 12-minute video for preceptor recruitment. Project findings reflecting change in potential preceptor knowledge, attitude, and intention to precept PA students in the future will be shared. Participants will examine and explore other potential recruitment strategies. Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Program Evaluation, Improvement & Accreditation
2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Course Evaluations: Accept and Embrace! Strategies to Improve Program Assessment Learn practical strategies to enhance relevant student feedback to aid in program assessment. Topics include: the value of course evaluations, tips to get the highest return, suggestions on how to phrase questions to get the data you seek, and ways to guide students to provide honest and effective feedback. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Course Evaluations: Accept and Embrace! Strategies to Improve Program Assessment

F106 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 14 ● 1 CME Hour
Lori Palfreyman, MS, PA-C, Rutgers University
Claire O'Connell, MPH, PA-C, Rutgers University

Learn practical strategies to enhance relevant student feedback to aid in program assessment. Topics include: the value of course evaluations, tips to get the highest return, suggestions on how to phrase questions to get the data you seek, and ways to guide students to provide honest and effective feedback.

2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Course Evaluations: Accept and Embrace! Strategies to Improve Program Assessment Learn practical strategies to enhance relevant student feedback to aid in program assessment. Topics include: the value of course evaluations, tips to get the highest return, suggestions on how to phrase questions to get the data you seek, and ways to guide students to provide honest and effective feedback. Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Faculty Recruitment & Development
2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Should I Get a Doctorate Degree? The Costs and Benefits Does it seem like everyone in PA education is getting a doctorate degree? This panel discussion will provide perspectives from four PA educators with various types of doctoral degrees. The discussion will focus on the costs, benefits, barriers, degree options, and variation in PA program requirements and support. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Should I Get a Doctorate Degree? The Costs and Benefits

F107 ● Panel ● Governor's Square 15 ● 1 CME Hour
Virginia Valentin, DrPH, PA-C, University of Utah
Raymond Eifel, EdD, PA-C, Marist College
Venetia Orcutt, PhD, PA-C, UT Southwestern - School of Health Professions
Ryan White, MS, MPH, PA-C, Rutgers University

Does it seem like everyone in PA education is getting a doctorate degree? This panel discussion will provide perspectives from four PA educators with various types of doctoral degrees. The discussion will focus on the costs, benefits, barriers, degree options, and variation in PA program requirements and support.

2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Should I Get a Doctorate Degree? The Costs and Benefits Does it seem like everyone in PA education is getting a doctorate degree? This panel discussion will provide perspectives from four PA educators with various types of doctoral degrees. The discussion will focus on the costs, benefits, barriers, degree options, and variation in PA program requirements and support. Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Beyond "Do No Harm": ​Innovations in Teaching Medical Ethics Our curriculum demonstrates that medical ethics can be taught in an engaging, professionally relevant manner while incorporating best practices. We require students to draw on their personal experiences and diverse backgrounds. Innovative exercises keep bioethics human-focused and PA-centered. We look forward to sharing our techniques with both new and experienced educators. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Beyond "Do No Harm": ​Innovations in Teaching Medical Ethics

F108 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 16 ● 1 CME Hour
Antoinette Polito, MHS, PA-C, Valparaiso University
Alison McLellan, MMS, PA-C, Pacific University

Our curriculum demonstrates that medical ethics can be taught in an engaging, professionally relevant manner while incorporating best practices. We require students to draw on their personal experiences and diverse backgrounds. Innovative exercises keep bioethics human-focused and PA-centered. We look forward to sharing our techniques with both new and experienced educators.

2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Beyond "Do No Harm": ​Innovations in Teaching Medical Ethics Our curriculum demonstrates that medical ethics can be taught in an engaging, professionally relevant manner while incorporating best practices. We require students to draw on their personal experiences and diverse backgrounds. Innovative exercises keep bioethics human-focused and PA-centered. We look forward to sharing our techniques with both new and experienced educators. Governor's Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Student Assessment & Remediation
2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Novel PA Mindfulness Training Program for Reducing Stress and Anxiety PA education is a rigorous experience that often leads to increased stress and anxiety in students, both of which can impact a student’s health and academic performance. We developed a novel Mindfulness Training Program to teach PA students evidence-based methods for reducing stress and anxiety and improving health. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 17 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Novel PA Mindfulness Training Program for Reducing Stress and Anxiety

F109 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 17 ● 1 CME Hour
Tiffany Huitt, PhD, University of Arkansas
Melissa Clark, PharmD, University of Arkansas

PA education is a rigorous experience that often leads to increased stress and anxiety in students, both of which can impact a student’s health and academic performance. We developed a novel Mindfulness Training Program to teach PA students evidence-based methods for reducing stress and anxiety and improving health.

2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Novel PA Mindfulness Training Program for Reducing Stress and Anxiety PA education is a rigorous experience that often leads to increased stress and anxiety in students, both of which can impact a student’s health and academic performance. We developed a novel Mindfulness Training Program to teach PA students evidence-based methods for reducing stress and anxiety and improving health. Governor's Square 17 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Clinical Education & Innovation
2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Developing a Longitudinal Clinical Experience This session will allow participants to identify strategies for creating an effective longitudinal clinical curriculum, including the process of developing partnerships necessary for a successful program. The benefits of entrustable professional activities (EPAs) will be discussed along with specific examples of how EPAs help learners achieve their goals. Outcome data will be shared. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Developing a Longitudinal Clinical Experience

F110 ● Spotlight ● Plaza Ballroom A ● 1 CME Hour
David Eckhardt, MS, PA-C, University of Colorado

This session will allow participants to identify strategies for creating an effective longitudinal clinical curriculum, including the process of developing partnerships necessary for a successful program. The benefits of entrustable professional activities (EPAs) will be discussed along with specific examples of how EPAs help learners achieve their goals. Outcome data will be shared.

2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Developing a Longitudinal Clinical Experience This session will allow participants to identify strategies for creating an effective longitudinal clinical curriculum, including the process of developing partnerships necessary for a successful program. The benefits of entrustable professional activities (EPAs) will be discussed along with specific examples of how EPAs help learners achieve their goals. Outcome data will be shared. Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Engaging Students in Online Learning: Creative Teaching in PA Education Technological advances and learning applications have drastically changed educational practices and students' responses to learning. Engaging the online learner is paramount to a successful distance curriculum delivery model. Issues shaping online learning and student engagement, along with ideas currently being implemented in online coursework, will be shared. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Engaging Students in Online Learning: Creative Teaching in PA Education

F111 ● Panel ● Plaza Ballroom D ● 1 CME Hour
Jeanie McHugo, PhD, PA-C, University of North Dakota
Julie Solberg, MSPAS, PA-C, University of North Dakota
Russ Kauffman, MPAS, PA-C, University of North Dakota
Daryl Sieg, PA-C, University of North Dakota

Technological advances and learning applications have drastically changed educational practices and students' responses to learning. Engaging the online learner is paramount to a successful distance curriculum delivery model. Issues shaping online learning and student engagement, along with ideas currently being implemented in online coursework, will be shared.

2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Engaging Students in Online Learning: Creative Teaching in PA Education Technological advances and learning applications have drastically changed educational practices and students' responses to learning. Engaging the online learner is paramount to a successful distance curriculum delivery model. Issues shaping online learning and student engagement, along with ideas currently being implemented in online coursework, will be shared. Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:20:00 America/Denver Results of the PAEA STAR Award Quality Improvement Curriculum Survey Quality improvement is a growing leadership track for PAs, but many PA programs have not developed curriculum for it. An overview of how PA programs across the country are teaching quality improvement will be presented along with an analysis of which components are associated with mature curricula. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Results of the PAEA STAR Award Quality Improvement Curriculum Survey

F112 ● Research Brief ● Plaza Court 1 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Oren Berkowitz, PhD, PA-C, Boston University School of Medicine
Constance Goldgar, MS, PA-C, University of Utah
Susan White, MD, Boston University School of Medicine
Mary Warner, MMSc, PA-C, Boston University School of Medicine PA Program

Quality improvement is a growing leadership track for PAs, but many PA programs have not developed curriculum for it. An overview of how PA programs across the country are teaching quality improvement will be presented along with an analysis of which components are associated with mature curricula.

2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:20:00 America/Denver Results of the PAEA STAR Award Quality Improvement Curriculum Survey Quality improvement is a growing leadership track for PAs, but many PA programs have not developed curriculum for it. An overview of how PA programs across the country are teaching quality improvement will be presented along with an analysis of which components are associated with mature curricula. Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:20:00 America/Denver Big Beautiful Change To adapt, improve, and grow, we must change. Yet we are often uncomfortable with change. This 15-minute talk will explore William Bridges' Transition Management model as an effective tool for understanding and navigating large-scale institutional changes. The strength of the model is that it focuses on transitions rather than change. Change is situational. Transition is psychological. We’ll discuss how to help individuals on our team navigate the loss and uncertainty that comes with structural change. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Big Beautiful Change

F113 ● Chalk Talk ● Plaza Court 2 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Jonathan Bowser, MS, PA-C, University of Colorado

To adapt, improve, and grow, we must change. Yet we are often uncomfortable with change. This 15-minute talk will explore William Bridges' Transition Management model as an effective tool for understanding and navigating large-scale institutional changes. The strength of the model is that it focuses on transitions rather than change. Change is situational. Transition is psychological. We’ll discuss how to help individuals on our team navigate the loss and uncertainty that comes with structural change.

2017-10-27 11:00:00 2017-10-27 11:20:00 America/Denver Big Beautiful Change To adapt, improve, and grow, we must change. Yet we are often uncomfortable with change. This 15-minute talk will explore William Bridges' Transition Management model as an effective tool for understanding and navigating large-scale institutional changes. The strength of the model is that it focuses on transitions rather than change. Change is situational. Transition is psychological. We’ll discuss how to help individuals on our team navigate the loss and uncertainty that comes with structural change. Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
2017-10-27 11:30:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Diversity, Discrimination, Abuse, and Attrition in PA Education The purpose of this research study was to provide a descriptive report of the incidence and types of discrimination, psychological abuse, and physical abuse encountered in PA training programs — and the impact it may have on attrition — utilizing an anonymous online survey. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Diversity, Discrimination, Abuse, and Attrition in PA Education

F114 ● Research Brief ● Plaza Court 1 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Michelle DiBaise, DHSc, PA-C, Arizona School of Health Sciences
Lisa Tshuma, DBH, MPA, MPAS, PA-C, A.T. Still University
Darin Ryujin, MS, MPAS, PA-C, University of Utah
Susan LeLacheur, DrPH, PA-C, George Washington University

The purpose of this research study was to provide a descriptive report of the incidence and types of discrimination, psychological abuse, and physical abuse encountered in PA training programs — and the impact it may have on attrition — utilizing an anonymous online survey.

2017-10-27 11:30:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Diversity, Discrimination, Abuse, and Attrition in PA Education The purpose of this research study was to provide a descriptive report of the incidence and types of discrimination, psychological abuse, and physical abuse encountered in PA training programs — and the impact it may have on attrition — utilizing an anonymous online survey. Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
2017-10-27 11:30:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Team-Based Learning with Apps Team-based learning (TBL) is a popular teaching strategy that promotes active learning through cooperative and constructivist methodologies. Preparation, readiness assurance, and application exercise(s) are the hallmarks of the TBL three-phase cycle. This Tech Talk offers a quick glimpse at delivering a TBL module using mobile app technology. App selection, demonstrations, and discussions are presented from a PA program with extensive experience in leveraging mobile technology in education and active learning strategies.This session is also presented on Thursday at 12:00 PM Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Team-Based Learning with Apps

F115 ● Tech Talk ● Plaza Court 2 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Elias Villarreal, Jr., MPAS, PA-C, Northern Arizona University

Team-based learning (TBL) is a popular teaching strategy that promotes active learning through cooperative and constructivist methodologies. Preparation, readiness assurance, and application exercise(s) are the hallmarks of the TBL three-phase cycle. This Tech Talk offers a quick glimpse at delivering a TBL module using mobile app technology. App selection, demonstrations, and discussions are presented from a PA program with extensive experience in leveraging mobile technology in education and active learning strategies.This session is also presented on Thursday at 12:00 PM

2017-10-27 11:30:00 2017-10-27 11:50:00 America/Denver Team-Based Learning with Apps Team-based learning (TBL) is a popular teaching strategy that promotes active learning through cooperative and constructivist methodologies. Preparation, readiness assurance, and application exercise(s) are the hallmarks of the TBL three-phase cycle. This Tech Talk offers a quick glimpse at delivering a TBL module using mobile app technology. App selection, demonstrations, and discussions are presented from a PA program with extensive experience in leveraging mobile technology in education and active learning strategies.This session is also presented on Thursday at 12:00 PM Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
2017-10-27 12:00:00 2017-10-27 13:30:00 America/Denver Awards Lunch All attendees are encouraged to come and honor the recipients of the 2017 PAEA Faculty and Staff Awards. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Awards Lunch

● Plaza Ballroom BCEF

All attendees are encouraged to come and honor the recipients of the 2017 PAEA Faculty and Staff Awards.

2017-10-27 12:00:00 2017-10-27 13:30:00 America/Denver Awards Lunch All attendees are encouraged to come and honor the recipients of the 2017 PAEA Faculty and Staff Awards. Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Program Evaluation, Improvement & Accreditation
2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:50:00 America/Denver Accessibility: Removing Digital Barriers for All Students The ICT Refresh of the Rehabilitation Act passed in early 2017, resulting in accessibility updates applicable to nearly all PA programs. Learn why it matters, what resources are available to reach compliance, and how to develop a process for implementing basic accessibility interventions that provide equal access to all learners. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Accessibility: Removing Digital Barriers for All Students

F116 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 10 ● 1 CME Hour
Amanda Gunter, MS, Duke University Medical Center
Haley Schomburg, MTS, Duke University Medical Center

The ICT Refresh of the Rehabilitation Act passed in early 2017, resulting in accessibility updates applicable to nearly all PA programs. Learn why it matters, what resources are available to reach compliance, and how to develop a process for implementing basic accessibility interventions that provide equal access to all learners.

2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:50:00 America/Denver Accessibility: Removing Digital Barriers for All Students The ICT Refresh of the Rehabilitation Act passed in early 2017, resulting in accessibility updates applicable to nearly all PA programs. Learn why it matters, what resources are available to reach compliance, and how to develop a process for implementing basic accessibility interventions that provide equal access to all learners. Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Student Assessment & Remediation
2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 16:00:00 America/Denver Hackathon: Building a Summative Evaluation Looking for an unconventional, entirely thrilling means of collaboration that can have a profound effect on the way you look at summative evaluation? Join the Hackathon. The best ideas often don’t emerge from a single person – they’re the result of collaboration. And per the ARC-PA Standards of Accreditation, a lot needs to go into the summative evaluation, and programs have just four months to collect it. In this workshop/competition, participants will be assigned to balanced teams to construct and present new and innovative summative evaluation plans that incorporate knowledge, interpersonal skills, patient care skills, and professionalism. The Hackathon is a fun way to push boundaries, think laterally, and inspire each other to develop new and rewarding ideas. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 11 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Hackathon: Building a Summative Evaluation

F117 ● Governor's Square 11 ● 2 CME Hours
PAEA Assessment Team

Looking for an unconventional, entirely thrilling means of collaboration that can have a profound effect on the way you look at summative evaluation? Join the Hackathon. The best ideas often don’t emerge from a single person – they’re the result of collaboration. And per the ARC-PA Standards of Accreditation, a lot needs to go into the summative evaluation, and programs have just four months to collect it. In this workshop/competition, participants will be assigned to balanced teams to construct and present new and innovative summative evaluation plans that incorporate knowledge, interpersonal skills, patient care skills, and professionalism. The Hackathon is a fun way to push boundaries, think laterally, and inspire each other to develop new and rewarding ideas.

2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 16:00:00 America/Denver Hackathon: Building a Summative Evaluation Looking for an unconventional, entirely thrilling means of collaboration that can have a profound effect on the way you look at summative evaluation? Join the Hackathon. The best ideas often don’t emerge from a single person – they’re the result of collaboration. And per the ARC-PA Standards of Accreditation, a lot needs to go into the summative evaluation, and programs have just four months to collect it. In this workshop/competition, participants will be assigned to balanced teams to construct and present new and innovative summative evaluation plans that incorporate knowledge, interpersonal skills, patient care skills, and professionalism. The Hackathon is a fun way to push boundaries, think laterally, and inspire each other to develop new and rewarding ideas. Governor's Square 11 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Clinical Education & Innovation
2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:50:00 America/Denver Team-Based Simulation Strategies for Clinical Rotation Readiness Readiness for clinical rotations is critical for preceptor satisfaction, student learning, and patient safety. Enhancing student awareness of social determinants of health is key for clinical readiness. Learn strategies to improve students' application of social determinants of health and readiness for clinical rotations through use of simulated interprofessional team-based experiences. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Team-Based Simulation Strategies for Clinical Rotation Readiness

F118 ● Focused Discussion ● Governor's Square 12 ● 1 CME Hour
Laura VanAuker, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, University of California-Davis
Virginia Hass, DNP, FNP-C, PA-C, University of California-Davis

Readiness for clinical rotations is critical for preceptor satisfaction, student learning, and patient safety. Enhancing student awareness of social determinants of health is key for clinical readiness. Learn strategies to improve students' application of social determinants of health and readiness for clinical rotations through use of simulated interprofessional team-based experiences.

2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:50:00 America/Denver Team-Based Simulation Strategies for Clinical Rotation Readiness Readiness for clinical rotations is critical for preceptor satisfaction, student learning, and patient safety. Enhancing student awareness of social determinants of health is key for clinical readiness. Learn strategies to improve students' application of social determinants of health and readiness for clinical rotations through use of simulated interprofessional team-based experiences. Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 3:20 PM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 15:20:00 America/Denver Casting Call! Medical Improv for Enhancing Student Communication Skills Medical improv facilitates health care providers’ communication techniques through unscripted role-playing activities, thereby improving patient-centered and team-based communication. In this workshop, participants will experience this innovative learning modality by participating in medical improv activities, learning facilitation techniques, and discussing how to integrate them into the curriculum. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Casting Call! Medical Improv for Enhancing Student Communication Skills

F119 ● Workshop ● Governor's Square 14 ● 1.5 CME Hours
Mara Sanchez, MMS, PA-C, Duke University Medical Center
Melinda Blazar, MHS, PA-C, Duke University Medical Center

Medical improv facilitates health care providers’ communication techniques through unscripted role-playing activities, thereby improving patient-centered and team-based communication. In this workshop, participants will experience this innovative learning modality by participating in medical improv activities, learning facilitation techniques, and discussing how to integrate them into the curriculum.

2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 15:20:00 America/Denver Casting Call! Medical Improv for Enhancing Student Communication Skills Medical improv facilitates health care providers’ communication techniques through unscripted role-playing activities, thereby improving patient-centered and team-based communication. In this workshop, participants will experience this innovative learning modality by participating in medical improv activities, learning facilitation techniques, and discussing how to integrate them into the curriculum. Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Faculty Recruitment & Development
2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:50:00 America/Denver Professional Development Through Mentoring Mentoring can have a positive impact on individual careers and be of equal importance to the organization. We focus our discussion on professional growth of individual employees through multiple mentor/protégé relationships. We will explore how engaging mentors can improve employee commitment to the organization, affecting organizational culture. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Professional Development Through Mentoring

F120 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 15 ● 1 CME Hour
Mariah Kindle, MSOL, University of Washington
Sergio Monni, MPA, University of Washington

Mentoring can have a positive impact on individual careers and be of equal importance to the organization. We focus our discussion on professional growth of individual employees through multiple mentor/protégé relationships. We will explore how engaging mentors can improve employee commitment to the organization, affecting organizational culture.

2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:50:00 America/Denver Professional Development Through Mentoring Mentoring can have a positive impact on individual careers and be of equal importance to the organization. We focus our discussion on professional growth of individual employees through multiple mentor/protégé relationships. We will explore how engaging mentors can improve employee commitment to the organization, affecting organizational culture. Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Student Assessment & Remediation
2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 15:20:00 America/Denver Assessing PA Students: Checklists, Rating Scales, and Rubrics The purpose of this workshop is to explore some of the commonly used assessment methods for evaluating PA student competencies beyond the written or computer-based exam. Attendees will learn about checklists, rating scales, and rubrics to evaluate the knowledge and skills of PA students and then gain hands-on practice. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Assessing PA Students: Checklists, Rating Scales, and Rubrics

F121 ● Workshop ● Governor's Square 16 ● 1.5 CME Hours
Nina Multak, PhD, MPAS, PA-C, Drexel University
Theresa Riethle, MS, PA-C, Bay Path University

The purpose of this workshop is to explore some of the commonly used assessment methods for evaluating PA student competencies beyond the written or computer-based exam. Attendees will learn about checklists, rating scales, and rubrics to evaluate the knowledge and skills of PA students and then gain hands-on practice.

2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 15:20:00 America/Denver Assessing PA Students: Checklists, Rating Scales, and Rubrics The purpose of this workshop is to explore some of the commonly used assessment methods for evaluating PA student competencies beyond the written or computer-based exam. Attendees will learn about checklists, rating scales, and rubrics to evaluate the knowledge and skills of PA students and then gain hands-on practice. Governor's Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:50:00 America/Denver Strategies for Effective Lesson Planning This presentation will review characteristics of lesson plan formats and discuss how to use lesson plans in the successful execution of instruction. Lesson planning can provide meaningful organization of class time and a concrete record of the class experience through which to reflect and refine future teaching. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 17 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Strategies for Effective Lesson Planning

F122 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 17 ● 1 CME Hour
Rachel DeWitt, PA-C, University of Detroit Mercy

This presentation will review characteristics of lesson plan formats and discuss how to use lesson plans in the successful execution of instruction. Lesson planning can provide meaningful organization of class time and a concrete record of the class experience through which to reflect and refine future teaching.

2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:50:00 America/Denver Strategies for Effective Lesson Planning This presentation will review characteristics of lesson plan formats and discuss how to use lesson plans in the successful execution of instruction. Lesson planning can provide meaningful organization of class time and a concrete record of the class experience through which to reflect and refine future teaching. Governor's Square 17 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Student Recruitment & Admissions
2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:50:00 America/Denver Strategies for Putting Your Program’s Best Digital Footprint Forward This session will review best practices, tools, and strategies for maintaining an effective online presence and digital footprint. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Strategies for Putting Your Program’s Best Digital Footprint Forward

F123 ● Spotlight ● Plaza Ballroom A ● 1 CME Hour
Jacqueline Barnett, DHSc, MSHS, PA-C, Duke University Medical Center
Andrea Martin, Duke University Medical Center

This session will review best practices, tools, and strategies for maintaining an effective online presence and digital footprint.

2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:50:00 America/Denver Strategies for Putting Your Program’s Best Digital Footprint Forward This session will review best practices, tools, and strategies for maintaining an effective online presence and digital footprint. Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:50:00 America/Denver Moving on Down the Road: Navigating the Challenges of Retirement Planning This panel discussion among experienced PA educators in various stages of retirement planning will open a dialog on the potential potholes, pitfalls, and obstacles associated with concluding a career in PA education. Is there a right time to retire? Is semi-retirement a viable option? How do you manage changing roles in a program? Who am I if I am not a PA educator? The significant identity shift, both personally and professionally, that occurs with retirement can be both transformational and disruptive. Each panelist will present unique challenges that they anticipate facing (or have faced) as they close in on retirement and provide suggestions on navigating the process. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Moving on Down the Road: Navigating the Challenges of Retirement Planning

F124 ● Panel ● Plaza Ballroom D ● 1 CME Hour
Ted Ruback, MS, PA-C, Oregon Health & Science University
Grace Landel, MEd, PA-C, Touro University – California
James Cawley, MPH, PA-C, George Washington University
Ralph Rice, DHSc, PA-C, University of Florida
Patrick Knott, PhD, PA-C, Rosalind Franklin University
Pat Kenney-Moore, EdD, PA-C, Oregon Health & Science University

This panel discussion among experienced PA educators in various stages of retirement planning will open a dialog on the potential potholes, pitfalls, and obstacles associated with concluding a career in PA education. Is there a right time to retire? Is semi-retirement a viable option? How do you manage changing roles in a program? Who am I if I am not a PA educator? The significant identity shift, both personally and professionally, that occurs with retirement can be both transformational and disruptive. Each panelist will present unique challenges that they anticipate facing (or have faced) as they close in on retirement and provide suggestions on navigating the process.

2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:50:00 America/Denver Moving on Down the Road: Navigating the Challenges of Retirement Planning This panel discussion among experienced PA educators in various stages of retirement planning will open a dialog on the potential potholes, pitfalls, and obstacles associated with concluding a career in PA education. Is there a right time to retire? Is semi-retirement a viable option? How do you manage changing roles in a program? Who am I if I am not a PA educator? The significant identity shift, both personally and professionally, that occurs with retirement can be both transformational and disruptive. Each panelist will present unique challenges that they anticipate facing (or have faced) as they close in on retirement and provide suggestions on navigating the process. Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:20:00 America/Denver Salary Expectations and Gender Among Matriculating PA Students The male-female wage gap persists among health care providers, including PAs. This research describes matriculating PA students’ salary expectations, finding female students have lower salary expectations than their male counterparts. Results may help PA educators promote earnings equity with their students by educating them about realistic salary expectations. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Salary Expectations and Gender Among Matriculating PA Students

F125 ● Research Brief ● Plaza Court 1 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Annamarie Streilein, MHS, PA-C, Duke University Medical Center
Brandi Leach, PhD, Duke University Medical Center
Christine Everett, PhD, MPH, PA-C, Duke University Medical Center
Perri Morgan, PhD, PA-C, Duke University Medical Center

The male-female wage gap persists among health care providers, including PAs. This research describes matriculating PA students’ salary expectations, finding female students have lower salary expectations than their male counterparts. Results may help PA educators promote earnings equity with their students by educating them about realistic salary expectations.

2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:20:00 America/Denver Salary Expectations and Gender Among Matriculating PA Students The male-female wage gap persists among health care providers, including PAs. This research describes matriculating PA students’ salary expectations, finding female students have lower salary expectations than their male counterparts. Results may help PA educators promote earnings equity with their students by educating them about realistic salary expectations. Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:20:00 America/Denver Technology in the Classroom – SAMR Model The SAMR (substitution, augmentation, modification, and redefinition) model assists with “organically” fitting technology into the classroom. As opposed to simply trying the newest thing, this model allows for thoughtful evaluation of the use of technology in the classroom. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Technology in the Classroom – SAMR Model

F126 ● Tech Talk ● Plaza Court 2 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Tim Wood, DHSc, PA-C, Western University of Health Sciences

The SAMR (substitution, augmentation, modification, and redefinition) model assists with “organically” fitting technology into the classroom. As opposed to simply trying the newest thing, this model allows for thoughtful evaluation of the use of technology in the classroom.

2017-10-27 14:00:00 2017-10-27 14:20:00 America/Denver Technology in the Classroom – SAMR Model The SAMR (substitution, augmentation, modification, and redefinition) model assists with “organically” fitting technology into the classroom. As opposed to simply trying the newest thing, this model allows for thoughtful evaluation of the use of technology in the classroom. Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
2017-10-27 14:30:00 2017-10-27 14:50:00 America/Denver Improving Student Interprofessional Team Skills Through Novel Shared Learning Experiences Team-based health care is important for improving patient outcomes, and team training in the classroom and using simulation have been shown to improve student learning. This research project seeks to determine if the same improvement occurs with shared training in real-life clinical training sites. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Improving Student Interprofessional Team Skills Through Novel Shared Learning Experiences

F127 ● Research Brief ● Plaza Court 1 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Stephanie Gilkey, MS, PA-C, Wayne State University
Mary Beth O'Connell, PharmD, Wayne State University
Amy Dereczyk, MS, PA-C, University of Detroit/Mercy
Joseph Fava, PharmD, Wayne State University
Rose-Marie Higgins, MS, PA-C, University of Detroit Mercy
Constance Burke, JD, MS, PA-C, University of Detroit Mercy

Team-based health care is important for improving patient outcomes, and team training in the classroom and using simulation have been shown to improve student learning. This research project seeks to determine if the same improvement occurs with shared training in real-life clinical training sites.

2017-10-27 14:30:00 2017-10-27 14:50:00 America/Denver Improving Student Interprofessional Team Skills Through Novel Shared Learning Experiences Team-based health care is important for improving patient outcomes, and team training in the classroom and using simulation have been shown to improve student learning. This research project seeks to determine if the same improvement occurs with shared training in real-life clinical training sites. Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-27 15:00:00 2017-10-27 15:50:00 America/Denver Connecting the Competencies – Beginning with the End in Mind This session will review the rationale for, and challenges of, integrating a competency-based curriculum. We will also evaluate the process of defining competencies and developing meaningful student outcome measures. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Connecting the Competencies – Beginning with the End in Mind

F128 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 10 ● 1 CME Hour
Rachel Ditoro, MSPAS, PA-C, Salus University
Daniel Pavlik, MSPAS, PA-C, Salus University

This session will review the rationale for, and challenges of, integrating a competency-based curriculum. We will also evaluate the process of defining competencies and developing meaningful student outcome measures.

2017-10-27 15:00:00 2017-10-27 15:50:00 America/Denver Connecting the Competencies – Beginning with the End in Mind This session will review the rationale for, and challenges of, integrating a competency-based curriculum. We will also evaluate the process of defining competencies and developing meaningful student outcome measures. Governor's Square 10 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-27 15:00:00 2017-10-27 15:50:00 America/Denver Integrating Interprofessional Simulation into the Curriculum: A Rewarding Journey Medical simulation is an effective method for supplementing the PA curriculum. It can also be a valuable technique for engaging students in interprofessional opportunities that otherwise can prove to be challenging to execute. We will highlight methods to implement successful and educational interprofessional simulations in your PA program. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Integrating Interprofessional Simulation into the Curriculum: A Rewarding Journey

F129 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 12 ● 1 CME Hour
Robert Baginski, MD, Northeastern University

Medical simulation is an effective method for supplementing the PA curriculum. It can also be a valuable technique for engaging students in interprofessional opportunities that otherwise can prove to be challenging to execute. We will highlight methods to implement successful and educational interprofessional simulations in your PA program.

2017-10-27 15:00:00 2017-10-27 15:50:00 America/Denver Integrating Interprofessional Simulation into the Curriculum: A Rewarding Journey Medical simulation is an effective method for supplementing the PA curriculum. It can also be a valuable technique for engaging students in interprofessional opportunities that otherwise can prove to be challenging to execute. We will highlight methods to implement successful and educational interprofessional simulations in your PA program. Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Student Recruitment & Admissions
2017-10-27 15:00:00 2017-10-27 15:50:00 America/Denver PA Pipeline from Kinder to PA School: Empowering Communities Pipeline programming is aimed at improving the diversity of the PA profession and workforce and, consequently, improving the classroom learning environment and wellness of underserved communities. Our panel will highlight experiences with creating, maintaining, and growing a PA pipeline program. The future of pipeline efforts and current impact will be shared. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

PA Pipeline from Kinder to PA School: Empowering Communities

F130 ● Panel ● Governor's Square 15 ● 1 CME Hour
Maria Maldonado, MPH, MPAP, PA-C, University of Southern California (LA)
Mariah Kindle, MSOL, University of Washington
Darin Ryujin, MS, MPAS, PA-C, University of Utah
Alberto Vallejo, PhD, University of Southern California (LA)

Pipeline programming is aimed at improving the diversity of the PA profession and workforce and, consequently, improving the classroom learning environment and wellness of underserved communities. Our panel will highlight experiences with creating, maintaining, and growing a PA pipeline program. The future of pipeline efforts and current impact will be shared.

2017-10-27 15:00:00 2017-10-27 15:50:00 America/Denver PA Pipeline from Kinder to PA School: Empowering Communities Pipeline programming is aimed at improving the diversity of the PA profession and workforce and, consequently, improving the classroom learning environment and wellness of underserved communities. Our panel will highlight experiences with creating, maintaining, and growing a PA pipeline program. The future of pipeline efforts and current impact will be shared. Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Faculty Recruitment & Development
2017-10-27 15:00:00 2017-10-27 15:50:00 America/Denver Help, I'm Drowning: Organizational Pearls to Thrive in Academia The demands of academia can be overwhelming with emails, meetings, projects, and program and university demands, especially since educators, trained as clinicians rather than academics, may lack certain organizational skills. This presentation offers practical pearls that educators can employ to become more organized and accomplished in academia. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Help, I'm Drowning: Organizational Pearls to Thrive in Academia

F131 ● Spotlight ● Plaza Ballroom A ● 1 CME Hour
Jesse Coale, DMin, PA-C, Philadelphia University

The demands of academia can be overwhelming with emails, meetings, projects, and program and university demands, especially since educators, trained as clinicians rather than academics, may lack certain organizational skills. This presentation offers practical pearls that educators can employ to become more organized and accomplished in academia.

2017-10-27 15:00:00 2017-10-27 15:50:00 America/Denver Help, I'm Drowning: Organizational Pearls to Thrive in Academia The demands of academia can be overwhelming with emails, meetings, projects, and program and university demands, especially since educators, trained as clinicians rather than academics, may lack certain organizational skills. This presentation offers practical pearls that educators can employ to become more organized and accomplished in academia. Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
2017-10-27 15:00:00 2017-10-27 15:50:00 America/Denver The Neuroscience of Leadership Your education institution, as well as your students, can’t afford for your brain to decline — not even for a day. You wouldn’t allow that to happen to your heart, eyes, or lungs. So why allow such slippage from your most valued internal asset — the one that directly impacts the advancement of your work in PA education? Because your brain’s frontal lobe unequivocally contributes to your success, it consequently affects the quality of the education you deliver to your students. It contributes to accurate and forward-learning executive functions of your integrated reasoning and deep learning. And your frontal lobe can retrain your brain to maximize its extraordinary power. Come and learn how to harness the incredible potential of your brain so that you can succeed — both personally and professionally. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

The Neuroscience of Leadership

F135 ● Spotlight ● Plaza Ballroom D ● 1 CME Hour
Dee O’Neill, MS, LPC, Corporate SMART, Brain Performance Institute

Your education institution, as well as your students, can’t afford for your brain to decline — not even for a day. You wouldn’t allow that to happen to your heart, eyes, or lungs. So why allow such slippage from your most valued internal asset — the one that directly impacts the advancement of your work in PA education? Because your brain’s frontal lobe unequivocally contributes to your success, it consequently affects the quality of the education you deliver to your students. It contributes to accurate and forward-learning executive functions of your integrated reasoning and deep learning. And your frontal lobe can retrain your brain to maximize its extraordinary power. Come and learn how to harness the incredible potential of your brain so that you can succeed — both personally and professionally.

2017-10-27 15:00:00 2017-10-27 15:50:00 America/Denver The Neuroscience of Leadership Your education institution, as well as your students, can’t afford for your brain to decline — not even for a day. You wouldn’t allow that to happen to your heart, eyes, or lungs. So why allow such slippage from your most valued internal asset — the one that directly impacts the advancement of your work in PA education? Because your brain’s frontal lobe unequivocally contributes to your success, it consequently affects the quality of the education you deliver to your students. It contributes to accurate and forward-learning executive functions of your integrated reasoning and deep learning. And your frontal lobe can retrain your brain to maximize its extraordinary power. Come and learn how to harness the incredible potential of your brain so that you can succeed — both personally and professionally. Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
2017-10-27 15:00:00 2017-10-27 15:20:00 America/Denver Organizational Commitment and Turnover Intention Among PA Faculty This research brief describes the results of a study examining affective (want to), normative (obligated to), and continuance (have to) commitment and intention of PA faculty to stay at or leave their current PA program or academia. The findings may guide faculty retention efforts. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Organizational Commitment and Turnover Intention Among PA Faculty

F132 ● Research Brief ● Plaza Court 1 ● 0.5 CME Hour
David Coniglio, EdD, PA-C, Campbell University

This research brief describes the results of a study examining affective (want to), normative (obligated to), and continuance (have to) commitment and intention of PA faculty to stay at or leave their current PA program or academia. The findings may guide faculty retention efforts.

2017-10-27 15:00:00 2017-10-27 15:20:00 America/Denver Organizational Commitment and Turnover Intention Among PA Faculty This research brief describes the results of a study examining affective (want to), normative (obligated to), and continuance (have to) commitment and intention of PA faculty to stay at or leave their current PA program or academia. The findings may guide faculty retention efforts. Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
2017-10-27 15:00:00 2017-10-27 15:50:00 America/Denver Research and Publishing Made Easier Are you an aspiring researcher? Do you need advice on getting your conference proposal accepted or your first article published? Receive one-on-one advice from senior PA researchers, JPAE Editorial Advisory Board members, and PAEA staff about specific scholarly ideas you have, standards for publishable articles, and getting started in research and publishing. This session is also offered on Thursday at 3:00 PM. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Research and Publishing Made Easier

F133 ● Plaza Court 2
Richard Dehn, MPA, PA-C, Northern Arizona University
David Asprey, PhD, PA-C, University of Iowa
Jennifer Coombs, PhD, MPAS, PA-C, University of Utah
Karen Graham, PhD, PA-C, University of Wisconsin–La Crosse
Tamara Ritsema, MPH, MMSc, PA-C/R, George Washington University and St. George's University of London
James Cawley, MPH, PA-C, George Washington University
Patti Ragan, PhD, MPH, PA-C, Elon University
Brenda Quincy, PhD, MPH, PA-C, Butler University

Are you an aspiring researcher? Do you need advice on getting your conference proposal accepted or your first article published? Receive one-on-one advice from senior PA researchers, JPAE Editorial Advisory Board members, and PAEA staff about specific scholarly ideas you have, standards for publishable articles, and getting started in research and publishing. This session is also offered on Thursday at 3:00 PM.

2017-10-27 15:00:00 2017-10-27 15:50:00 America/Denver Research and Publishing Made Easier Are you an aspiring researcher? Do you need advice on getting your conference proposal accepted or your first article published? Receive one-on-one advice from senior PA researchers, JPAE Editorial Advisory Board members, and PAEA staff about specific scholarly ideas you have, standards for publishable articles, and getting started in research and publishing. This session is also offered on Thursday at 3:00 PM. Plaza Court 2 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
2017-10-27 15:30:00 2017-10-27 15:50:00 America/Denver Validation of a Clinical Rotation Assessment for PA Students Clinical rotations are an integral part of PA training programs, and maintaining standards in clinical rotations is a prerequisite to ensuring a high-quality PA workforce. We discuss the first validated instrument to evaluate PA clinical rotation experiences. Application of the questionnaire could inform rotation directors about ways to improve clinical experiences. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Validation of a Clinical Rotation Assessment for PA Students

F134 ● Research Brief ● Plaza Court 1 ● 0.5 CME Hour
Ryan Meverden, PA-C, University of Wisconsin–La Crosse
Jason Szostek, MD, Mayo Clinic
Saswati Mahapatra, Mayo Clinic
Cathy Schleck, Mayo Clinic
Jayawant Mandrekar, PhD, Mayo Clinic
Thomas Beckman, MD, Mayo Clinic
Christopher Wittich, MD, PharmD, Mayo Clinic

Clinical rotations are an integral part of PA training programs, and maintaining standards in clinical rotations is a prerequisite to ensuring a high-quality PA workforce. We discuss the first validated instrument to evaluate PA clinical rotation experiences. Application of the questionnaire could inform rotation directors about ways to improve clinical experiences.

2017-10-27 15:30:00 2017-10-27 15:50:00 America/Denver Validation of a Clinical Rotation Assessment for PA Students Clinical rotations are an integral part of PA training programs, and maintaining standards in clinical rotations is a prerequisite to ensuring a high-quality PA workforce. We discuss the first validated instrument to evaluate PA clinical rotation experiences. Application of the questionnaire could inform rotation directors about ways to improve clinical experiences. Plaza Court 1 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2017-10-27 16:00:00 2017-10-27 17:00:00 America/Denver Volunteer Appreciation Reception By invitation only. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Volunteer Appreciation Reception

● Plaza Ballroom BCEF

By invitation only.

2017-10-27 16:00:00 2017-10-27 17:00:00 America/Denver Volunteer Appreciation Reception By invitation only. Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
2017-10-27 17:30:00 2017-10-27 18:30:00 America/Denver Project Access Debrief This session is to celebrate the efforts of the 2017 Project Access volunteers. Anyone interested in learning more about Project Access and how to get involved in future events is welcome to attend. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Directors Row E PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Project Access Debrief

● Directors Row E

This session is to celebrate the efforts of the 2017 Project Access volunteers. Anyone interested in learning more about Project Access and how to get involved in future events is welcome to attend.

2017-10-27 17:30:00 2017-10-27 18:30:00 America/Denver Project Access Debrief This session is to celebrate the efforts of the 2017 Project Access volunteers. Anyone interested in learning more about Project Access and how to get involved in future events is welcome to attend. Directors Row E PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2017-10-28 07:00:00 2017-10-28 12:00:00 America/Denver Registration Coming soon Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Registration

Coming soon

2017-10-28 07:00:00 2017-10-28 12:00:00 America/Denver Registration Coming soon Concourse Level PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 08:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver PAEA Business Meeting Join leaders from PAEA and other PA organizations — including AAPA, the PA Foundation, NCCPA, nccPA Health Foundation, and the PA History Society — to hear about organizational initiatives affecting PA education. Following these short remarks, you’ll have the opportunity to discuss and vote on motions and policies concerning key issues. Also at this time, the 2018 Board of Directors election results will be announced, and the gavel will be officially passed from current PAEA President William (Bill) Kohlhepp to President Elect Lisa Mustone Alexander. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

PAEA Business Meeting

S101 ● Plaza Ballroom BCEF

Join leaders from PAEA and other PA organizations — including AAPA, the PA Foundation, NCCPA, nccPA Health Foundation, and the PA History Society — to hear about organizational initiatives affecting PA education. Following these short remarks, you’ll have the opportunity to discuss and vote on motions and policies concerning key issues. Also at this time, the 2018 Board of Directors election results will be announced, and the gavel will be officially passed from current PAEA President William (Bill) Kohlhepp to President Elect Lisa Mustone Alexander.

2017-10-28 08:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver PAEA Business Meeting Join leaders from PAEA and other PA organizations — including AAPA, the PA Foundation, NCCPA, nccPA Health Foundation, and the PA History Society — to hear about organizational initiatives affecting PA education. Following these short remarks, you’ll have the opportunity to discuss and vote on motions and policies concerning key issues. Also at this time, the 2018 Board of Directors election results will be announced, and the gavel will be officially passed from current PAEA President William (Bill) Kohlhepp to President Elect Lisa Mustone Alexander. Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
8:30 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 08:30:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Trading Places: PAEA End of Rotation™ Exam Preview for Faculty This immersive, interactive session will give faculty a student’s experience of taking an End of Rotation exam. Faculty will be able to review an actual exam form with real test items in our ExamDriver exam delivery system. Additionally, experienced faculty will model proctoring best practices. Pre-registration is required. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Trading Places: PAEA End of Rotation™ Exam Preview for Faculty

S102 ● Workshop ● Plaza Ballroom D ● 1.5 CME Hours
PAEA Assessment Team

This immersive, interactive session will give faculty a student’s experience of taking an End of Rotation exam. Faculty will be able to review an actual exam form with real test items in our ExamDriver exam delivery system. Additionally, experienced faculty will model proctoring best practices. Pre-registration is required.

2017-10-28 08:30:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Trading Places: PAEA End of Rotation™ Exam Preview for Faculty This immersive, interactive session will give faculty a student’s experience of taking an End of Rotation exam. Faculty will be able to review an actual exam form with real test items in our ExamDriver exam delivery system. Additionally, experienced faculty will model proctoring best practices. Pre-registration is required. Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Poster Presentations: Coming soon Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Poster Presentations:

S103 ● Plaza Exhibit ● 1 CME Hour

Coming soon

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Poster Presentations: Coming soon Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Effect of Applicant Gender and Race on Multiple Mini-Interview Score This research project looked at scale reliability and possible differences in Multiple Mini-Interview scores by gender or race over two consecutive admissions cycles at one PA program. While preliminary analysis did not show evidence for gender or racial bias, continued monitoring is important as programs increasingly adopt this interview format. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Effect of Applicant Gender and Race on Multiple Mini-Interview Score

P23 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Theresa Hegmann, MPAS, PA-C, University of Iowa

This research project looked at scale reliability and possible differences in Multiple Mini-Interview scores by gender or race over two consecutive admissions cycles at one PA program. While preliminary analysis did not show evidence for gender or racial bias, continued monitoring is important as programs increasingly adopt this interview format.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Effect of Applicant Gender and Race on Multiple Mini-Interview Score This research project looked at scale reliability and possible differences in Multiple Mini-Interview scores by gender or race over two consecutive admissions cycles at one PA program. While preliminary analysis did not show evidence for gender or racial bias, continued monitoring is important as programs increasingly adopt this interview format. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Increasing Underrepresented Enrollment: One Program's Intervention and Success Graduating qualified students from underrepresented populations is a goal in PA education. The first step is enrolling the desired population, starting with the application screening process. By placing special emphasis on underrepresented populations and employing holistic admissions, one program increased the percentage of underrepresented students from 30% to 40%. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Increasing Underrepresented Enrollment: One Program's Intervention and Success

P24 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Lori Palfreyman, MS, PA-C, Rutgers University

Graduating qualified students from underrepresented populations is a goal in PA education. The first step is enrolling the desired population, starting with the application screening process. By placing special emphasis on underrepresented populations and employing holistic admissions, one program increased the percentage of underrepresented students from 30% to 40%.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Increasing Underrepresented Enrollment: One Program's Intervention and Success Graduating qualified students from underrepresented populations is a goal in PA education. The first step is enrolling the desired population, starting with the application screening process. By placing special emphasis on underrepresented populations and employing holistic admissions, one program increased the percentage of underrepresented students from 30% to 40%. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Setting the Bar High: Do Experience Hours Equal Student Success? During the admission evaluation process, PA programs review patient and health care experience hours on CASPA applications. PA programs commonly require 1000 or more hours of experience for admission. This poster discusses the relationship of patient and health care hours to program GPA and passing the PANCE. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Setting the Bar High: Do Experience Hours Equal Student Success?

P25 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Kay Denler, BA, University of Colorado
Jacqueline Sivahop, MS, PA-C, University of Colorado

During the admission evaluation process, PA programs review patient and health care experience hours on CASPA applications. PA programs commonly require 1000 or more hours of experience for admission. This poster discusses the relationship of patient and health care hours to program GPA and passing the PANCE.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Setting the Bar High: Do Experience Hours Equal Student Success? During the admission evaluation process, PA programs review patient and health care experience hours on CASPA applications. PA programs commonly require 1000 or more hours of experience for admission. This poster discusses the relationship of patient and health care hours to program GPA and passing the PANCE. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Accelerated and Non-Accelerated Student Outcomes The purpose of this study is to evaluate accelerated and non-accelerated students prerequisite variables with PA program performance outcomes including: entering cumulative and science GPAs; patient contact/volunteer hours; didactic and summative comprehensive exams; student attrition rate. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Accelerated and Non-Accelerated Student Outcomes

P26 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Patrick Auth, PhD, PA-C, Drexel University
Gretchen Fox, MMSc, PA-C, Drexel University
Ellen Feld, MD, FACP, Drexel University
Diana Smith, MHS, PA-C, Drexel University
Geraldine Buck, DrPH, MHS, PA-C, Drexel University
Charles Stream, MPH, PA-C, Drexel University

The purpose of this study is to evaluate accelerated and non-accelerated students prerequisite variables with PA program performance outcomes including: entering cumulative and science GPAs; patient contact/volunteer hours; didactic and summative comprehensive exams; student attrition rate.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Accelerated and Non-Accelerated Student Outcomes The purpose of this study is to evaluate accelerated and non-accelerated students prerequisite variables with PA program performance outcomes including: entering cumulative and science GPAs; patient contact/volunteer hours; didactic and summative comprehensive exams; student attrition rate. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver PA Students' Prior Health Care Experience and Clinical Year Performance There is an assumption that more health care experience will correlate with improved performance on clinical clerkships. The purpose of this study was to see if a correlation exists between health care experience prior to matriculation in a PA program and performance in clinical clerkships. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

PA Students' Prior Health Care Experience and Clinical Year Performance

P27 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Kristin Mahr, MS, PA-C, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine
Jason Radke, MMS, PA-C, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine

There is an assumption that more health care experience will correlate with improved performance on clinical clerkships. The purpose of this study was to see if a correlation exists between health care experience prior to matriculation in a PA program and performance in clinical clerkships.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver PA Students' Prior Health Care Experience and Clinical Year Performance There is an assumption that more health care experience will correlate with improved performance on clinical clerkships. The purpose of this study was to see if a correlation exists between health care experience prior to matriculation in a PA program and performance in clinical clerkships. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Linguistic Analysis of Application Essays: A Pilot Study This poster presentation examines a pilot project to identify the potential utilization of linguistic analyses as a screening tool for PA school application essays. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Linguistic Analysis of Application Essays: A Pilot Study

P28 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Eric Nemec, PharmD, MEHP, BCPS, Sacred Heart University
Teresa Thetford, DHSc, MS, PA-C, Sacred Heart University

This poster presentation examines a pilot project to identify the potential utilization of linguistic analyses as a screening tool for PA school application essays.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Linguistic Analysis of Application Essays: A Pilot Study This poster presentation examines a pilot project to identify the potential utilization of linguistic analyses as a screening tool for PA school application essays. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Methodological Challenges in Predicting PANCE Failure Programs are often interested in student predictors of success on the PANCE, and numerous recent papers have identified a variety of potential predictors. However, given the small sample sizes and rarity of PANCE failure at many schools, standard regression methods may produce biased results. We present an alternative method. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Methodological Challenges in Predicting PANCE Failure

P29 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Trenton Honda, PhD, MMS, PA-C, Northeastern University
Jason Parente, MS, PA-C, Northeastern University

Programs are often interested in student predictors of success on the PANCE, and numerous recent papers have identified a variety of potential predictors. However, given the small sample sizes and rarity of PANCE failure at many schools, standard regression methods may produce biased results. We present an alternative method.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Methodological Challenges in Predicting PANCE Failure Programs are often interested in student predictors of success on the PANCE, and numerous recent papers have identified a variety of potential predictors. However, given the small sample sizes and rarity of PANCE failure at many schools, standard regression methods may produce biased results. We present an alternative method. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Incarceration Medicine Initiative: Health Education for Women Behind Bars This initiative allows interprofessional student volunteers to deliver health education at a large county jail. Although PA education commonly addresses the importance of recognizing and serving patients affected by health care disparities, this program promotes deeper understanding as students work directly with community members who have been affected by disparities. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Incarceration Medicine Initiative: Health Education for Women Behind Bars

P30 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Jessica Vlaming, MS, PA-C, Rush University
Veronika Speedwell, PA-S, Rush University
Juli Dziuban, PA-S, Rush University

This initiative allows interprofessional student volunteers to deliver health education at a large county jail. Although PA education commonly addresses the importance of recognizing and serving patients affected by health care disparities, this program promotes deeper understanding as students work directly with community members who have been affected by disparities.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Incarceration Medicine Initiative: Health Education for Women Behind Bars This initiative allows interprofessional student volunteers to deliver health education at a large county jail. Although PA education commonly addresses the importance of recognizing and serving patients affected by health care disparities, this program promotes deeper understanding as students work directly with community members who have been affected by disparities. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Sociocultural Diversity in Admissions: More than Skin Deep We endeavored to look beyond visible diversity—to measure sociocultural and economic factors. Our survey asked hard questions: Have you ever used a food bank? Did you grow up in a home with substance abuse? Have you ever been on social assistance? The answers surprised us. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Sociocultural Diversity in Admissions: More than Skin Deep

P31 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Dianna Wachtel, DHSc, CCPA, PA-C, University of Manitoba
Ian Jones, MPAS, CCPA, PA-C, University of Manitoba

We endeavored to look beyond visible diversity—to measure sociocultural and economic factors. Our survey asked hard questions: Have you ever used a food bank? Did you grow up in a home with substance abuse? Have you ever been on social assistance? The answers surprised us.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Sociocultural Diversity in Admissions: More than Skin Deep We endeavored to look beyond visible diversity—to measure sociocultural and economic factors. Our survey asked hard questions: Have you ever used a food bank? Did you grow up in a home with substance abuse? Have you ever been on social assistance? The answers surprised us. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Enhancing a Platform for an Internal Faculty Development Program Faculty development is a requested and needed element in PA education. Faculty completed London Deanery e-Learning Modules and attended follow-up discussion workshops. Evaluations reveal satisfaction and an attitude of continuous improvement. Upon completion of the program, a comparison of benchmarks from the past year demonstrated successful professional growth. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Enhancing a Platform for an Internal Faculty Development Program

P32 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Sarah Garvick, MS, MPAS, PA-C, Wake Forest University (Bowman Gray)

Faculty development is a requested and needed element in PA education. Faculty completed London Deanery e-Learning Modules and attended follow-up discussion workshops. Evaluations reveal satisfaction and an attitude of continuous improvement. Upon completion of the program, a comparison of benchmarks from the past year demonstrated successful professional growth.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Enhancing a Platform for an Internal Faculty Development Program Faculty development is a requested and needed element in PA education. Faculty completed London Deanery e-Learning Modules and attended follow-up discussion workshops. Evaluations reveal satisfaction and an attitude of continuous improvement. Upon completion of the program, a comparison of benchmarks from the past year demonstrated successful professional growth. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Less Is More: A Brief Scale for Interprofessional Team Competencies PA educators are increasingly involved in team-based care and interprofessional education (IPE) beyond the physician-PA dyad. We present a brief, validated observer-based scale tested in a team objective structured clinical setting, that can be used for feedback to students from any profession, and to evaluate curricular effectiveness. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Less Is More: A Brief Scale for Interprofessional Team Competencies

P33 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Desiree Lie, MD, MSEd, University of Southern California (LA)
Regina Richter-Lagha, PhD, University of Southern California (LA)
Christopher Forest, MSHS, PA-C, University of Southern California (LA)
Anne Walsh, PA-C, University of Southern California (LA)
Sarah Ma, PharmD, University of Southern California (LA)
Kevin Lohenry, PhD, PA-C, University of Southern California (LA)

PA educators are increasingly involved in team-based care and interprofessional education (IPE) beyond the physician-PA dyad. We present a brief, validated observer-based scale tested in a team objective structured clinical setting, that can be used for feedback to students from any profession, and to evaluate curricular effectiveness.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Less Is More: A Brief Scale for Interprofessional Team Competencies PA educators are increasingly involved in team-based care and interprofessional education (IPE) beyond the physician-PA dyad. We present a brief, validated observer-based scale tested in a team objective structured clinical setting, that can be used for feedback to students from any profession, and to evaluate curricular effectiveness. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Asynchronous Collaboration: Infusing Interprofessional Education into Existing Curriculum Interprofessional education faces many challenges, none more frustrating than the coordination of busy program schedules among numerous potential collaborators. This poster in educational innovation will allow for informal conversation surrounding the strategies of asynchronous collaboration as a solution for overcoming these barriers. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Asynchronous Collaboration: Infusing Interprofessional Education into Existing Curriculum

P34 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Diane Visich, EdD, PA-C, University of New England

Interprofessional education faces many challenges, none more frustrating than the coordination of busy program schedules among numerous potential collaborators. This poster in educational innovation will allow for informal conversation surrounding the strategies of asynchronous collaboration as a solution for overcoming these barriers.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Asynchronous Collaboration: Infusing Interprofessional Education into Existing Curriculum Interprofessional education faces many challenges, none more frustrating than the coordination of busy program schedules among numerous potential collaborators. This poster in educational innovation will allow for informal conversation surrounding the strategies of asynchronous collaboration as a solution for overcoming these barriers. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Evaluating Ways to Increase Organ Donation from the Clinician’s Perspective There is currently much research focusing on ways to increase organ donors, yet we found gaps in the literature regarding the clinician role in organ donation. We sought to ascertain clinician views on organ donation and to determine if additional education would affect their stance on this important topic. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Evaluating Ways to Increase Organ Donation from the Clinician’s Perspective

P35 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Christopher Brooks, MS, PA-C, Hofstra University
Michael Zucker, MS, PA-C, Hofstra University
Christine Zammit, MS, PA-C, Hofstra University

There is currently much research focusing on ways to increase organ donors, yet we found gaps in the literature regarding the clinician role in organ donation. We sought to ascertain clinician views on organ donation and to determine if additional education would affect their stance on this important topic.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Evaluating Ways to Increase Organ Donation from the Clinician’s Perspective There is currently much research focusing on ways to increase organ donors, yet we found gaps in the literature regarding the clinician role in organ donation. We sought to ascertain clinician views on organ donation and to determine if additional education would affect their stance on this important topic. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Do Clinical Rotations Create Pipelines for Employment? Clinical rotations are often marketed as a means for employers to recruit and evaluate potential employees, but little data exists to support this claim. This study demonstrates that student clinical experiences at two academic hospitals did create a pipeline for employment. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Do Clinical Rotations Create Pipelines for Employment?

P36 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Tanya Fernandez, MS, PA-C, University of Colorado
Jonathan Bowser, MS, PA-C, University of Colorado
Jacqueline Sivahop, MS, PA-C, University of Colorado

Clinical rotations are often marketed as a means for employers to recruit and evaluate potential employees, but little data exists to support this claim. This study demonstrates that student clinical experiences at two academic hospitals did create a pipeline for employment.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Do Clinical Rotations Create Pipelines for Employment? Clinical rotations are often marketed as a means for employers to recruit and evaluate potential employees, but little data exists to support this claim. This study demonstrates that student clinical experiences at two academic hospitals did create a pipeline for employment. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver "The Last Straw!"© and Social Determinants of Health The Last Straw!© is a game developed to teach students about the effects on health of gender, race, socioeconomic status and other social determinants. Participating in this game significantly increased the students’ understanding of multiple aspects of the social determinants of health and was a positive, engaging, learning experience. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

"The Last Straw!"© and Social Determinants of Health

P37 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Brenda Quincy, PhD, MPH, PA-C, Butler University
Dane Shiltz, PharmD, BCPS, Ferris State University

The Last Straw!© is a game developed to teach students about the effects on health of gender, race, socioeconomic status and other social determinants. Participating in this game significantly increased the students’ understanding of multiple aspects of the social determinants of health and was a positive, engaging, learning experience.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver "The Last Straw!"© and Social Determinants of Health The Last Straw!© is a game developed to teach students about the effects on health of gender, race, socioeconomic status and other social determinants. Participating in this game significantly increased the students’ understanding of multiple aspects of the social determinants of health and was a positive, engaging, learning experience. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver The GoPro HERO4: An Innovative Teaching Tool for Clinical Anatomy Using a GoPro in the anatomy lab has improved the student experience. Asking students to gather around one cadaver is impractical and time consuming. When images from a GoPro are projected on wall-mounted monitors in real time, the entire class can appreciate what is being demonstrated by the lab instructor. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

The GoPro HERO4: An Innovative Teaching Tool for Clinical Anatomy

P38 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Bridget Calhoun, DrPH, PA-C, Duquesne University
Benjamin Kivlan, PhD, Duquesne University
Kirstie Pistner, BS, ATC, Duquesne University and University of Pittsburgh

Using a GoPro in the anatomy lab has improved the student experience. Asking students to gather around one cadaver is impractical and time consuming. When images from a GoPro are projected on wall-mounted monitors in real time, the entire class can appreciate what is being demonstrated by the lab instructor.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver The GoPro HERO4: An Innovative Teaching Tool for Clinical Anatomy Using a GoPro in the anatomy lab has improved the student experience. Asking students to gather around one cadaver is impractical and time consuming. When images from a GoPro are projected on wall-mounted monitors in real time, the entire class can appreciate what is being demonstrated by the lab instructor. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Use of Adaptive Learning Technology in PA Electrocardiogram Training Poster presentation to highlight use of a Perceptual Adaptive Learning Module™ for electrocardiogram interpretation training to improve PA student electrocardiogram interpretation. The second aim highlights improvement in student perceptions of electrocardiogram interpretation abilities using this supplemental learning platform. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Use of Adaptive Learning Technology in PA Electrocardiogram Training

P39 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Mallory Aycock, MPA, PA-C, Mercer University
Sheena Brown-Waller, PhD, MSCR, Mercer University

Poster presentation to highlight use of a Perceptual Adaptive Learning Module™ for electrocardiogram interpretation training to improve PA student electrocardiogram interpretation. The second aim highlights improvement in student perceptions of electrocardiogram interpretation abilities using this supplemental learning platform.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Use of Adaptive Learning Technology in PA Electrocardiogram Training Poster presentation to highlight use of a Perceptual Adaptive Learning Module™ for electrocardiogram interpretation training to improve PA student electrocardiogram interpretation. The second aim highlights improvement in student perceptions of electrocardiogram interpretation abilities using this supplemental learning platform. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Augmenting Anatomy and Physical Examination with Ultrasound: An OHSU Pilot In our six separate pilot ultrasonography sessions, each integrated into a corresponding clinical medicine block, were designed to build on foundational anatomy and physical diagnosis. Learners appreciated the opportunity to visualize the anatomy, felt the skill was very practical for future clinical practice, and valued the active environment. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Augmenting Anatomy and Physical Examination with Ultrasound: An OHSU Pilot

P40 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Lillian Navarro-Reynolds, MS, PA-C, Oregon Health & Science University
Pat Kenney-Moore, EdD, PA-C, Oregon Health & Science University
Renee Dversdal, MD, Oregon Health & Science University
Christine Schutzer, BS, RDMS, RT, Oregon Health & Science University

In our six separate pilot ultrasonography sessions, each integrated into a corresponding clinical medicine block, were designed to build on foundational anatomy and physical diagnosis. Learners appreciated the opportunity to visualize the anatomy, felt the skill was very practical for future clinical practice, and valued the active environment.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Augmenting Anatomy and Physical Examination with Ultrasound: An OHSU Pilot In our six separate pilot ultrasonography sessions, each integrated into a corresponding clinical medicine block, were designed to build on foundational anatomy and physical diagnosis. Learners appreciated the opportunity to visualize the anatomy, felt the skill was very practical for future clinical practice, and valued the active environment. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Scope of Practice of British Primary Care PAs This session will report on results from a prospective cohort study of British PAs working in primary care. It will document the growth of the profession and the development of PA scope of practice in the general practice setting. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Scope of Practice of British Primary Care PAs

P41 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Tamara Ritsema, MPH, MMSc, PA-C/R, George Washington University and St. George's University of London
Karen Roberts, MS, PA-C/R, St. George's University of London

This session will report on results from a prospective cohort study of British PAs working in primary care. It will document the growth of the profession and the development of PA scope of practice in the general practice setting.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Scope of Practice of British Primary Care PAs This session will report on results from a prospective cohort study of British PAs working in primary care. It will document the growth of the profession and the development of PA scope of practice in the general practice setting. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Factors Influencing Texas PAs' Choice of Primary Care This mixed method study explored factors influencing Texas physician assistant graduates' selection of and/or retention in primary care settings. Four themes emerged that may potentially be leveraged to increase the number of PA graduates entering this critical area of the US health care workforce. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Factors Influencing Texas PAs' Choice of Primary Care

P42 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Venetia Orcutt, PhD, PA-C, UT Southwestern - School of Health Professions
Jeffrey Williams, MPAS, UT Southwestern - School of Health Professions
Hank Lemke, DHSc, University of North Texas HS Center, Ft Worth
Juliann Garza, PhD, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
Ashley Gentry, MPAS, University of North Texas HS Center, Ft Worth
Robin Higashi, PhD, UT Southwestern - School of Health Professions

This mixed method study explored factors influencing Texas physician assistant graduates' selection of and/or retention in primary care settings. Four themes emerged that may potentially be leveraged to increase the number of PA graduates entering this critical area of the US health care workforce.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Factors Influencing Texas PAs' Choice of Primary Care This mixed method study explored factors influencing Texas physician assistant graduates' selection of and/or retention in primary care settings. Four themes emerged that may potentially be leveraged to increase the number of PA graduates entering this critical area of the US health care workforce. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Diseases and Disorders Encountered in a PA Practice Analysis A physician assistant practice profile is undertaken every five years to improve the certification/recertification examination. The 2015 version incorporated two new approaches that helped document the wide range of diseases and disorders that PAs encounter and the diverse roles PAs are performing across American medicine. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Diseases and Disorders Encountered in a PA Practice Analysis

P43 ● Poster ● Plaza Exhibit
Grady Barnhill, MEd, NCCPA
Andrew Dallas, PhD, NCCPA
Joshua Goodman, PhD, NCCPA
Roderick Hooker, PhD, MBA, PA, Northern Arizona University

A physician assistant practice profile is undertaken every five years to improve the certification/recertification examination. The 2015 version incorporated two new approaches that helped document the wide range of diseases and disorders that PAs encounter and the diverse roles PAs are performing across American medicine.

2017-10-28 09:00:00 2017-10-28 09:50:00 America/Denver Diseases and Disorders Encountered in a PA Practice Analysis A physician assistant practice profile is undertaken every five years to improve the certification/recertification examination. The 2015 version incorporated two new approaches that helped document the wide range of diseases and disorders that PAs encounter and the diverse roles PAs are performing across American medicine. Plaza Exhibit PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
2017-10-28 10:00:00 2017-10-28 10:50:00 America/Denver Competencies for the PA Educator In this session, participants will discuss the importance of identifying competencies for the PA educator. Participants will compare and contrast the foundational and functional competencies and discuss how educators and administrators should utilize these competencies. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Competencies for the PA Educator

S104 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 12 ● 1 CME Hour
Mona Sedrak, PhD, PA, Seton Hall University
Mary Von, DHEd, PA-C, Pacific University
Joseph Zaweski, MPAS, PA-C, Valpariso University
Betsy Melcher, MS, MHS, PA-C, Duke University Medical Center

In this session, participants will discuss the importance of identifying competencies for the PA educator. Participants will compare and contrast the foundational and functional competencies and discuss how educators and administrators should utilize these competencies.

2017-10-28 10:00:00 2017-10-28 10:50:00 America/Denver Competencies for the PA Educator In this session, participants will discuss the importance of identifying competencies for the PA educator. Participants will compare and contrast the foundational and functional competencies and discuss how educators and administrators should utilize these competencies. Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Effective Leadership
2017-10-28 10:00:00 2017-10-28 10:50:00 America/Denver PA Leadership in a World of Change The health care landscape continues to change at break-neck speed. This session will discuss trends and issues impacting the PA profession and how PAs can successfully lead sustainable and patient-centered change. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

PA Leadership in a World of Change

S105 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 14 ● 1 CME Hour
L. Gail Curtis, MPAS, PA-C, AAPA

The health care landscape continues to change at break-neck speed. This session will discuss trends and issues impacting the PA profession and how PAs can successfully lead sustainable and patient-centered change.

2017-10-28 10:00:00 2017-10-28 10:50:00 America/Denver PA Leadership in a World of Change The health care landscape continues to change at break-neck speed. This session will discuss trends and issues impacting the PA profession and how PAs can successfully lead sustainable and patient-centered change. Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Clinical Education & Innovation
2017-10-28 10:00:00 2017-10-28 10:50:00 America/Denver A Residency Takes a Village: An Evaluation of the First Three Years of the VHA’s Physician Assistant Primary Care Residency As the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) modernizes its health care delivery system, changes will include substantial increases in the hiring of PAs and PA program access to clinical training sites, including the way that health care training is delivered. In anticipation of the changes, we created PA residencies in primary care (2012) and mental health (2016). In this presentation, we summarize an evaluation of our primary care residency program, with results showing a good return on investment for the VA, high retention of new trainees, and increased cultural competence for new staff PAs. The residencies also have led to the establishment and expansion of collaborative networks with local academic institutions, which will increase PA clinical training site opportunities. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

A Residency Takes a Village: An Evaluation of the First Three Years of the VHA’s Physician Assistant Primary Care Residency

S118 ● Panel ● Governor's Square 15 ● 1 CME Hour
David Latini, PhD, MSW, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
D. Shawn Cole, DHA, MPAS, PA-C, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Denni Woodmansee, MS, PA-C, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Kenneth Jones, PhD, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Amanda Moloney-Johns, MPAS, PA-C, University of Utah

As the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) modernizes its health care delivery system, changes will include substantial increases in the hiring of PAs and PA program access to clinical training sites, including the way that health care training is delivered. In anticipation of the changes, we created PA residencies in primary care (2012) and mental health (2016). In this presentation, we summarize an evaluation of our primary care residency program, with results showing a good return on investment for the VA, high retention of new trainees, and increased cultural competence for new staff PAs. The residencies also have led to the establishment and expansion of collaborative networks with local academic institutions, which will increase PA clinical training site opportunities.

2017-10-28 10:00:00 2017-10-28 10:50:00 America/Denver A Residency Takes a Village: An Evaluation of the First Three Years of the VHA’s Physician Assistant Primary Care Residency As the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) modernizes its health care delivery system, changes will include substantial increases in the hiring of PAs and PA program access to clinical training sites, including the way that health care training is delivered. In anticipation of the changes, we created PA residencies in primary care (2012) and mental health (2016). In this presentation, we summarize an evaluation of our primary care residency program, with results showing a good return on investment for the VA, high retention of new trainees, and increased cultural competence for new staff PAs. The residencies also have led to the establishment and expansion of collaborative networks with local academic institutions, which will increase PA clinical training site opportunities. Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
10:00 AM - 11:50 AM
2017-10-28 10:00:00 2017-10-28 11:50:00 America/Denver The PA Pipeline to Practice: Data from PAEA, NCCPA, and AAPA Get up-to-date on emerging trends and notable findings in PA education and the PA profession. This presentation will include an analysis of the CASPA applicant pool from the 2016-2017 cycle, as well as information about the 2015-2016 matriculant pool. Representatives of AAPA, NCCPA, and PAEA will also present data from their respective surveys highlighting profiles of graduate practice as well as demographics data. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

The PA Pipeline to Practice: Data from PAEA, NCCPA, and AAPA

S119 ● Spotlight ● Plaza Ballroom A ● 2 CME Hours
Donovan Lessard, MA, PAEA
Cynthia X. Yuen, MA, PAEA
Noel Smith, MA, AAPA
Josh Goodman, PhD, NCCPA

Get up-to-date on emerging trends and notable findings in PA education and the PA profession. This presentation will include an analysis of the CASPA applicant pool from the 2016-2017 cycle, as well as information about the 2015-2016 matriculant pool. Representatives of AAPA, NCCPA, and PAEA will also present data from their respective surveys highlighting profiles of graduate practice as well as demographics data.

2017-10-28 10:00:00 2017-10-28 11:50:00 America/Denver The PA Pipeline to Practice: Data from PAEA, NCCPA, and AAPA Get up-to-date on emerging trends and notable findings in PA education and the PA profession. This presentation will include an analysis of the CASPA applicant pool from the 2016-2017 cycle, as well as information about the 2015-2016 matriculant pool. Representatives of AAPA, NCCPA, and PAEA will also present data from their respective surveys highlighting profiles of graduate practice as well as demographics data. Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
10:00 AM - 11:20 AM
2017-10-28 10:00:00 2017-10-28 11:20:00 America/Denver PAEA’s Professional Services: Logistics of Successful Accreditation and Avoiding Common Pitfalls PAEA’s professional services team will provide an overview of the logistics of a successful accreditation site visit and common issues they observe while providing assistant to PA programs. Many of these are related to program evaluation and outcomes assessment. The presenters will explore potential reasons for the problems and suggest solutions. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governors Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

PAEA’s Professional Services: Logistics of Successful Accreditation and Avoiding Common Pitfalls

S120 ● Spotlight ● Governors Square 16
Paul Lombardo, MPS-HSA, PA-C, PAEA
Ted Ruback, MS, PA, PAEA
Gene Jones, PhD, PA-C, PAEA

PAEA’s professional services team will provide an overview of the logistics of a successful accreditation site visit and common issues they observe while providing assistant to PA programs. Many of these are related to program evaluation and outcomes assessment. The presenters will explore potential reasons for the problems and suggest solutions.

2017-10-28 10:00:00 2017-10-28 11:20:00 America/Denver PAEA’s Professional Services: Logistics of Successful Accreditation and Avoiding Common Pitfalls PAEA’s professional services team will provide an overview of the logistics of a successful accreditation site visit and common issues they observe while providing assistant to PA programs. Many of these are related to program evaluation and outcomes assessment. The presenters will explore potential reasons for the problems and suggest solutions. Governors Square 16 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
10:00 AM - 11:20 AM
2017-10-28 10:00:00 2017-10-28 11:20:00 America/Denver Trading Places: PAEA End of Rotation™ Exam Preview for Faculty This immersive, interactive session will give faculty a student’s experience of taking an End of Rotation exam. Faculty will be able to review an actual exam form with real test items in our ExamDriver exam delivery system. Additionally, experienced faculty will model proctoring best practices. Pre-registration is required. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Trading Places: PAEA End of Rotation™ Exam Preview for Faculty

S106 ● Workshop ● Plaza Ballroom D ● 1.5 CME Hours
PAEA Assessment Team

This immersive, interactive session will give faculty a student’s experience of taking an End of Rotation exam. Faculty will be able to review an actual exam form with real test items in our ExamDriver exam delivery system. Additionally, experienced faculty will model proctoring best practices. Pre-registration is required.

2017-10-28 10:00:00 2017-10-28 11:20:00 America/Denver Trading Places: PAEA End of Rotation™ Exam Preview for Faculty This immersive, interactive session will give faculty a student’s experience of taking an End of Rotation exam. Faculty will be able to review an actual exam form with real test items in our ExamDriver exam delivery system. Additionally, experienced faculty will model proctoring best practices. Pre-registration is required. Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
21st Century Teaching & Learning
2017-10-28 11:00:00 2017-10-28 11:50:00 America/Denver Incorporating Ultrasound Technology into the PA Curriculum This spotlight presentation will focus on the current state of ultrasound technology in medical education and its implications for PA education. Strategies for vertical integration of ultrasound into the PA curriculum will be explored. Barriers to ultrasound implementation will also be discussed, along with suggestions on how to overcome them. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Incorporating Ultrasound Technology into the PA Curriculum

S107 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 12 ● 1 CME Hour
Denise Rizzolo, PhD, PA-C, Kean University
Rachel Krackov, PhD, MPAS, RVS, PA-C, Practical Point-of-Care Ultrasound Consultants, LLC

This spotlight presentation will focus on the current state of ultrasound technology in medical education and its implications for PA education. Strategies for vertical integration of ultrasound into the PA curriculum will be explored. Barriers to ultrasound implementation will also be discussed, along with suggestions on how to overcome them.

2017-10-28 11:00:00 2017-10-28 11:50:00 America/Denver Incorporating Ultrasound Technology into the PA Curriculum This spotlight presentation will focus on the current state of ultrasound technology in medical education and its implications for PA education. Strategies for vertical integration of ultrasound into the PA curriculum will be explored. Barriers to ultrasound implementation will also be discussed, along with suggestions on how to overcome them. Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Clinical Education & Innovation
2017-10-28 11:00:00 2017-10-28 11:50:00 America/Denver The State of Certification Maintenance in 2017 Join NCCPA for an update on a variety of issues, including the current certification maintenance process. We will discuss the evolution of certification maintenance and NCCPA’s commitment to review research and pilot programs developed by other certifying bodies. We’ll also provide an update on CME requirements and how to fulfill them. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

The State of Certification Maintenance in 2017

S108 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 14
Dawn Morton-Rias, EdD, PA-C, NCCPA
Greg Thomas, MPH, PA, NCCPA

Join NCCPA for an update on a variety of issues, including the current certification maintenance process. We will discuss the evolution of certification maintenance and NCCPA’s commitment to review research and pilot programs developed by other certifying bodies. We’ll also provide an update on CME requirements and how to fulfill them.

2017-10-28 11:00:00 2017-10-28 11:50:00 America/Denver The State of Certification Maintenance in 2017 Join NCCPA for an update on a variety of issues, including the current certification maintenance process. We will discuss the evolution of certification maintenance and NCCPA’s commitment to review research and pilot programs developed by other certifying bodies. We’ll also provide an update on CME requirements and how to fulfill them. Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Program Evaluation, Improvement & Accreditation
2017-10-28 11:00:00 2017-10-28 11:50:00 America/Denver Navigating New Program Development A panel of experienced educators who lead new programs in various stages of accreditation will share experiences from their journey of new program development. Best practices will be addressed including: understanding institutional culture and environment, establishing resources and program support, building a timeline and development plan, and overcoming obstacles. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Navigating New Program Development

S109 ● Panel ● Governor's Square 15
Amy Allen, MHS, EdS, PA-C, University of South Carolina
Mary Warner, MMSc, PA-C, Boston University School of Medicine
Stephane VanderMeulen, MPAS, PA-C, Creighton University
Richard Murphy, MBA, PA-C, Tufts University

A panel of experienced educators who lead new programs in various stages of accreditation will share experiences from their journey of new program development. Best practices will be addressed including: understanding institutional culture and environment, establishing resources and program support, building a timeline and development plan, and overcoming obstacles.

2017-10-28 11:00:00 2017-10-28 11:50:00 America/Denver Navigating New Program Development A panel of experienced educators who lead new programs in various stages of accreditation will share experiences from their journey of new program development. Best practices will be addressed including: understanding institutional culture and environment, establishing resources and program support, building a timeline and development plan, and overcoming obstacles. Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
2017-10-28 12:00:00 2017-10-28 13:20:00 America/Denver General Session & Lunch — Thriving in the "New Normal" Whether it's referring to politics, national security, or just social media, we hear a lot about the "new normal" these days. But to former track star and Paralympic silver medalist John Register, the "new normal" is much more personal. After a freak accident while training for the 400-meter Olympic-class hurdles in 1994 left him an amputee, he had to learn to overcome numerous everyday challenges and create his own "new normal" mindset. But he didn’t stop at just learning to "get by." He pushed his own personal limits and, with an artificial leg, began training for both swimming and track events, earning a silver medal in the long jump at the Paralympic Games in 2000. Come hear his inspiring personal story of how he overcame his limitations – and how you can, too. With his motto "Go forth and inspire the world," he will challenge all of us to identify what is holding us back from achieving greatness. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

General Session & Lunch — Thriving in the "New Normal"

S110 ● Plaza Ballroom BCEF ● 1.5 CME Hours
John Register, Inspired Communications International, LLC

 

Whether it's referring to politics, national security, or just social media, we hear a lot about the "new normal" these days. But to former track star and Paralympic silver medalist John Register, the "new normal" is much more personal. After a freak accident while training for the 400-meter Olympic-class hurdles in 1994 left him an amputee, he had to learn to overcome numerous everyday challenges and create his own "new normal" mindset. But he didn’t stop at just learning to "get by." He pushed his own personal limits and, with an artificial leg, began training for both swimming and track events, earning a silver medal in the long jump at the Paralympic Games in 2000. Come hear his inspiring personal story of how he overcame his limitations – and how you can, too. With his motto "Go forth and inspire the world," he will challenge all of us to identify what is holding us back from achieving greatness.

2017-10-28 12:00:00 2017-10-28 13:20:00 America/Denver General Session & Lunch — Thriving in the "New Normal" Whether it's referring to politics, national security, or just social media, we hear a lot about the "new normal" these days. But to former track star and Paralympic silver medalist John Register, the "new normal" is much more personal. After a freak accident while training for the 400-meter Olympic-class hurdles in 1994 left him an amputee, he had to learn to overcome numerous everyday challenges and create his own "new normal" mindset. But he didn’t stop at just learning to "get by." He pushed his own personal limits and, with an artificial leg, began training for both swimming and track events, earning a silver medal in the long jump at the Paralympic Games in 2000. Come hear his inspiring personal story of how he overcame his limitations – and how you can, too. With his motto "Go forth and inspire the world," he will challenge all of us to identify what is holding us back from achieving greatness. Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
2017-10-28 13:30:00 2017-10-28 14:20:00 America/Denver Q&A Time: PAEA End of Rotation Exam™ Preview for Faculty Following the interactive Exam Preview, PAEA’s Assessment team will host a question and answer session focusing on the student’s experience of taking an End of Rotation exam, the exam delivery system, and proctoring best practices. It is geared toward participants of the Exam Preview for Faculty — but open to all. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Q&A Time: PAEA End of Rotation Exam™ Preview for Faculty

S111 ● Focused Discussion ● Plaza Ballroom D ● 1 CME Hour
PAEA Assessment Team

Following the interactive Exam Preview, PAEA’s Assessment team will host a question and answer session focusing on the student’s experience of taking an End of Rotation exam, the exam delivery system, and proctoring best practices. It is geared toward participants of the Exam Preview for Faculty — but open to all.

2017-10-28 13:30:00 2017-10-28 14:20:00 America/Denver Q&A Time: PAEA End of Rotation Exam™ Preview for Faculty Following the interactive Exam Preview, PAEA’s Assessment team will host a question and answer session focusing on the student’s experience of taking an End of Rotation exam, the exam delivery system, and proctoring best practices. It is geared toward participants of the Exam Preview for Faculty — but open to all. Plaza Ballroom D PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Student Assessment & Remediation
2017-10-28 14:00:00 2017-10-28 14:50:00 America/Denver What Does It Mean? Using PAEA Assessment Score Reports PAEA Assessment score reports provide a lot of meaningful data about students and curriculum, not all of which are widely understood. In this session, presenters will discuss the information provided in each report, show appropriate uses for student and program assessment, and introduce some innovations that are on the horizon. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

What Does It Mean? Using PAEA Assessment Score Reports

S112 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 12 ● 1 CME Hour
Andrew Dallas, PhD, NCCPA
Joshua Goodman, PhD, NCCPA
Denise Rizzolo, PhD, PA-C, PAEA

PAEA Assessment score reports provide a lot of meaningful data about students and curriculum, not all of which are widely understood. In this session, presenters will discuss the information provided in each report, show appropriate uses for student and program assessment, and introduce some innovations that are on the horizon.

2017-10-28 14:00:00 2017-10-28 14:50:00 America/Denver What Does It Mean? Using PAEA Assessment Score Reports PAEA Assessment score reports provide a lot of meaningful data about students and curriculum, not all of which are widely understood. In this session, presenters will discuss the information provided in each report, show appropriate uses for student and program assessment, and introduce some innovations that are on the horizon. Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Program Evaluation, Improvement & Accreditation
2017-10-28 14:00:00 2017-10-28 15:50:00 America/Denver Completing the Self-Study Report and ARC-PA Update This session will combine an update from the ARC-PA (first 20 min.) on program accreditation followed by a 90-minute session on completing the Self-Study Report (SSR). The presentation will highlight ARC-PA expectations for documenting data, analysis, and program improvement in the SSR. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Completing the Self-Study Report and ARC-PA Update

S113 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 14 ● 2 CME Hours
Sharon Luke, MSHS, PA-C, ARC-PA

This session will combine an update from the ARC-PA (first 20 min.) on program accreditation followed by a 90-minute session on completing the Self-Study Report (SSR). The presentation will highlight ARC-PA expectations for documenting data, analysis, and program improvement in the SSR.

2017-10-28 14:00:00 2017-10-28 15:50:00 America/Denver Completing the Self-Study Report and ARC-PA Update This session will combine an update from the ARC-PA (first 20 min.) on program accreditation followed by a 90-minute session on completing the Self-Study Report (SSR). The presentation will highlight ARC-PA expectations for documenting data, analysis, and program improvement in the SSR. Governor's Square 14 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Clinical Education & Innovation
2017-10-28 14:00:00 2017-10-28 14:50:00 America/Denver Establishing Medical Service Projects: Active Learning, Enhanced Patient Care The PA Foundation works with PA programs to support medical service projects and offer real-life opportunities for students to practice patient care. Learn from fellow PA educators who have designed domestic and international medical service projects. Topics will include partnership development, needs assessments, establishing learning objectives, securing financial support, and more. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Establishing Medical Service Projects: Active Learning, Enhanced Patient Care

S114 ● Panel ● Governor's Square 15 ● 1 CME Hour
Stephanie McGilvray, MMSc, PA-C, University of Alabama Birmingham School of Health Professions
Tara Rick, PA-C, St. Catherine University
Michelle DiBaise, DHSc, PA-C, Arizona School of Health Sciences

The PA Foundation works with PA programs to support medical service projects and offer real-life opportunities for students to practice patient care. Learn from fellow PA educators who have designed domestic and international medical service projects. Topics will include partnership development, needs assessments, establishing learning objectives, securing financial support, and more.

2017-10-28 14:00:00 2017-10-28 14:50:00 America/Denver Establishing Medical Service Projects: Active Learning, Enhanced Patient Care The PA Foundation works with PA programs to support medical service projects and offer real-life opportunities for students to practice patient care. Learn from fellow PA educators who have designed domestic and international medical service projects. Topics will include partnership development, needs assessments, establishing learning objectives, securing financial support, and more. Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
2:00 PM - 3:50 PM
2017-10-28 14:00:00 2017-10-28 15:50:00 America/Denver PACKRAT Item Writing Workshop Good item writing for examinations is a difficult and sometimes challenging task for PA educators, especially new faculty members. The PACKRAT Exam Development Board will discuss the characteristics of good test items, and then participants will break into groups to review and rewrite sample questions and discuss item development challenges. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

PACKRAT Item Writing Workshop

S115 ● Workshop ● Plaza Ballroom A ● 2 CME Hours
PACKRAT Exam Development Board

Good item writing for examinations is a difficult and sometimes challenging task for PA educators, especially new faculty members. The PACKRAT Exam Development Board will discuss the characteristics of good test items, and then participants will break into groups to review and rewrite sample questions and discuss item development challenges.

2017-10-28 14:00:00 2017-10-28 15:50:00 America/Denver PACKRAT Item Writing Workshop Good item writing for examinations is a difficult and sometimes challenging task for PA educators, especially new faculty members. The PACKRAT Exam Development Board will discuss the characteristics of good test items, and then participants will break into groups to review and rewrite sample questions and discuss item development challenges. Plaza Ballroom A PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Student Recruitment & Admissions
2017-10-28 15:00:00 2017-10-28 15:50:00 America/Denver Noncognitive Attributes Needed for Success from Matriculation to Clinical Practice The 2017 PAEA Presidents Commission will share the results of its research on the noncognitive attributes — compassion, resilience, emotional intelligence, etc. — that are most predictive of success for PA students from matriculation through clinical practice. This work has significant implications for admissions policies in PA programs. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Noncognitive Attributes Needed for Success from Matriculation to Clinical Practice

S116 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 12 ● 1 CME Hour
Anthony Brenneman, MPAS, PA-C, University of Iowa
Karen Hills, MS, PA-C, Duke University Medical Center
Constance Goldgar, MS, PA-C, University of Utah
Stephane VanderMeulen, MPAS, PA-C, Creighton University
Jennifer Snyder, PhD, PA-C, Butler University

The 2017 PAEA Presidents Commission will share the results of its research on the noncognitive attributes — compassion, resilience, emotional intelligence, etc. — that are most predictive of success for PA students from matriculation through clinical practice. This work has significant implications for admissions policies in PA programs.

2017-10-28 15:00:00 2017-10-28 15:50:00 America/Denver Noncognitive Attributes Needed for Success from Matriculation to Clinical Practice The 2017 PAEA Presidents Commission will share the results of its research on the noncognitive attributes — compassion, resilience, emotional intelligence, etc. — that are most predictive of success for PA students from matriculation through clinical practice. This work has significant implications for admissions policies in PA programs. Governor's Square 12 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Student Assessment & Remediation
2017-10-28 15:00:00 2017-10-28 15:50:00 America/Denver Failing to Fail: Are We Really Graduating This Student? This session will explore results from a survey of PA faculty regarding PA educators not failing students on evaluations despite having reservations about the student's competence or abilities. Current literature will be reviewed, survey results will be discussed, potential consequences will be considered, and possible solutions will be explored. Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Failing to Fail: Are We Really Graduating This Student?

S117 ● Spotlight ● Governor's Square 15 ● 1 CME Hour
Amanda Moloney-Johns, MPAS, PA-C, University of Utah
Jennifer Coombs, PhD, MPAS, PA-C, University of Utah

This session will explore results from a survey of PA faculty regarding PA educators not failing students on evaluations despite having reservations about the student's competence or abilities. Current literature will be reviewed, survey results will be discussed, potential consequences will be considered, and possible solutions will be explored.

2017-10-28 15:00:00 2017-10-28 15:50:00 America/Denver Failing to Fail: Are We Really Graduating This Student? This session will explore results from a survey of PA faculty regarding PA educators not failing students on evaluations despite having reservations about the student's competence or abilities. Current literature will be reviewed, survey results will be discussed, potential consequences will be considered, and possible solutions will be explored. Governor's Square 15 PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2017-10-28 16:00:00 2017-10-28 17:00:00 America/Denver Closing Reception This reception will provide a wonderful opportunity for all Forum attendees to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2017 Education Forum and close out the event in style. The PAEA Education Forum time capsule will be sealed until 2067! Note: sessions will appear on your calendar in your local time zone. http://forum.paeaonline.org Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org

Closing Reception

● Plaza Ballroom BCEF

This reception will provide a wonderful opportunity for all Forum attendees to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2017 Education Forum and close out the event in style. The PAEA Education Forum time capsule will be sealed until 2067!

2017-10-28 16:00:00 2017-10-28 17:00:00 America/Denver Closing Reception This reception will provide a wonderful opportunity for all Forum attendees to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2017 Education Forum and close out the event in style. The PAEA Education Forum time capsule will be sealed until 2067! Plaza Ballroom BCEF PAEA forum@PAEAonline.org
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