2021 Spring Scholarship Symposium
The Office of Academic Affairs and the Faculty Development Committee cordially invite you to the 15th Spring Scholarship Symposium. This event is scheduled for Friday, May 14 at 9 AM. The 2021 symposium will feature online podium presentations.
The event will be recorded and made available to the SMU community.
Goals of the SMU Spring Scholarship Symposium
- Bring together SMU scholars from various professions
- Share innovative ideas and practices
- Promote collaboration between scholars
- Prepare for presenting at external professional conferences
- Develop scholarship of discovery, integration, teaching and learning, and application / service
- Nurture a community of scholarship within Samuel Merritt University
Continuing Education Units
The Faculty Development Committee is pleased to offer CEUs to nursing and occupational therapy professionals. If you wish to receive CEUs for attendance at the Spring Scholarship Symposium, please complete the “sign in” and “sign out” surveys for your respective professions. Your certificates will be emailed to you within 4 weeks after the event.
- The Nursing sign in and sign out links have expired. Contact your program chair for assistance with this.
- The OT sign in and sign out links have expired. Contact your program chair for assistance with this.
For your portfolio, please refer to the statement of goals provided above. Specific learning objectives for each session will be provided by the presenters during their respective sessions.
Please complete the Feedback Survey at the end of the symposium.
|9:00 - 9:10|
|9:10 - 9:25|
Virtually Ready: Understanding Pre-Clinical FNP Students’ Perceptions about Utilizing Virtual Standardized Patients in a Desktop Format Using a PCS Spark Avatar
|9:25 - 9:40|
Identity and Physical Activity Engagement in Black Older Adults
|9:40 - 9:55|
How People with Disabilities in Guatemala Make Healthcare Decisions: A Qualitative Study Focusing on Use of Primary Healthcare Services
Contributing authors: Mary Wickenden, PhD, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK; Hannah Kuper, PhD, International Centre for Evidence in Disability, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.
|9:55 - 10:05||BREAK|
National Study of Excellence and Innovation in Physical Therapist Education
Contributing authors: Gail M. Jensen, PT, PhD, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, and Dean, Graduate Studies. Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska; Elizabeth Mostrom, PT, PhD, Professor Emeritus. Program in Physical Therapy, School of Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan; Laurita Hack, PT, DPT, PhD, MBA, Professor Emeritus, Department of Physical Therapy, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Janet Gwyer, PT, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
Identifying Positive Deviants: Successful At-Risk Student
Contributing author: Carol Gilson, PhD, California School of Podiatric Medicine, Samuel Merritt University.
|10:35 - 10:50|
Best Practices in Anatomical Sciences Education
|10:50 - 11:00||BREAK|
|11:00 - 11:15|
Battery-Operated LED Microscope with a Built-In LCD Monitor for Use in Resource Limited Remote Clinics
|11:15 - 11:30|
Oxford Foot Model Marker Placement: Intra- and Inter-Rater Reliability
|11:30 11:40||Closing Announcements|
by Faculty Development Committee Co-Chairs
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