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Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Offers Professional Development Seminar, Feb. 8

There is a revolution going on in health care!  Patients and families are collaborating at every level of service delivery to improve health care delivery, health outcomes and patient and staff satisfaction. Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences, Office of Professional Development is offering The Leadership Institute in collaboration with the Interprofessional Education Committee and The Center for Academic and Professional Excellence (CAPE) titled, “Leading the Way – Incorporating Patient and Family – Centered Care into Interprofessional Practice and Education.”

This seminar will provide participants with the historical and legislative background of patient and family centered care.  Participants will hear how the South Broward Hospital District (Memorial Health System) has embraced Family – Centered Care (PFCC) at all levels of their organization through their partnership with patients and families. Presenters from the University of Arkansas Health Sciences will discuss their journey of integrating PFCC education into Interprofessional education/practice for their entire health professional student body.  Finally, a panel of patients/families will share their wisdom on educating future health professional students.  Please join us February 8, 1:00 – 4:00 pm in the Terry Building Chancellors Dining Room. Continuing Educating Units will be provided upon completion.

Seating for the Leadership Institute is limited so please reserve your seat today. Contact Robert McCalla at rmcalla@nova.edu , healthsciences.nova.edu/cape/index.html.