Share what you’ve learned! Call for abstracts

It’s time to submit your abstract for the 2015 Health Care Education Association conference in Indianapolis, IN, October 15 – 17, 2015. The deadline for online abstract submissions is March 19, 2015.

The 2015 program is focused on patient engagement and how educators and healthcare workers can make a difference in the health care experience. The conference is organized around three key aspects:

• Foundation – Share your ideas on practical processes and systems you use in your organization to engage and teach patients/clients, families and staff. Topics in the category may include:
o Health literacy
o Integrating patient education into daily patient care
o Motivational interviewing
o Teaching non-native English speakers

• Strategies – Share the strategies you have used to:
o Effectively move patients and families through the continuum of care, such as teach back, coaching, decision aids, activation
o Impact or change practice at your organization
o Integratetechnologyintoteaching,eitherforpatients,families or staff

• Innovation – Have you done any quality improvement work or research to drive your practice to new heights? This category may include such topics as:
o How to implement teaching techniques in your organization
o Evaluation tools used to assess teaching effectiveness
o Lessons learned related to all aspects of patient engagement
o Integrating evidence into your work related to health education

Learn more here:

http://www.hcea-info.org/docs/HCEA2015Abstracts.pdf

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