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Name: 2017 National Summit

Location: Minneapolis , Minnesota

Date: August 20–23, 2017

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Nexus Summit 2017: Provocative Ideas for Practical IPE

About Nexus Summit 2017

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural summit, the National Center team is excited to host Nexus Summit 2017: Provocative Ideas for Practical IPE. We are bringing together a community focused on advancing interprofessional team-based practice and education across multiple sectors within the United States. Together we will explore emerging ideas, apply practical skills and learn from role models – with a goal of affirming and advancing our collective commitment to interprofessional approaches to practice and education.

In the Nexus, we’re bridging the gap between how current and future health professionals create people-centered and outcomes focused teams to learn together and develop real-world skills. We’ve heard from you throughout the year and are building your ideas into the 2017 Nexus Summit program. You will see a special focus on: Nexus Summit 2017 is designed to provide an environment that fosters skill development, cultivates community and generates ideas that will advance interprofessional practice and education in your own environment while contributing to the national dialogue.

Interprofessional Continuing Education
This activity is being planned and implemented by the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education and the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative (AIHC). The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Nexus Summit 2017 Call for Abstracts
The National Center invites interested parties to submit abstracts for the 2017 Nexus Summit in three different areas: skills-based workshops, Nexus Fair presentations, and poster sessions. All abstracts will be submitted online.

Step One: Identify submission type

You may submit for more than one submission type. A new application will need to be completed for each submission type.
  1. Skills-Based Workshop
    90-minute active-learning, skills-based workshops by National Center affiliated programs that are collecting data to contribute to the collective IPE knowledge base. This submission is for National Center affiliated programs only.
  2. Nexus Fair Presentations
    An interactive, solutions-based learning environment designed to facilitate synergy of complex initiatives and organizations that share a deep passion and commitment to improved experiences, outcomes and costs in both health care and education. Two 60-minute presentation options include:
    • Showcase Presentations with Consultation Kiosk - Opportunity to share practical, skills-based information, tools and resources with a small group of up to 30 individuals. Audience interaction and Q&A is strongly encouraged.
    • Resource Exchange-A share session demonstrating interprofessional tools, educational modules, and other practical resources that may be of interest and value to your colleagues.
  3. Poster Session
    A new Nexus Summit opportunity this year for individuals or organizations to present data, outcomes, and evidence resulting from interprofessional practice and education initiatives in a 60-minute poster session.
Step Two: Review criteria for abstract submission

Step Three: Review presenter expectations

The presenting author/s must register and attend Nexus Summit 2017. Presenters are responsible for their own travel, accommodations and conference registration fees. If a presentation is selected, audio or video recordings may be made of the presentation. Your submission of an abstract constitutes your agreement that recording can be made and distributed. All correspondence (primarily through email) will be sent to submitting authors. Final versions of all accepted presentation materials (workshops, Nexus Fair and posters) are expected to be submitted in PDF format for inclusion in the post-conference online resource archive.

Presenters will be asked to identify any potential conflict of interest related to the content to be offered (e.g., commercial interest, affiliation with a vendor, and/or receipt of royalties) and affirm that their abstract presentations will not be used to sell a particular product or service.

Step Four: Submit your abstract(s)

The online abstract submission system will be live on Friday, January 13. Visit nexusipe.org/nexussummit for access to the submission portal. All abstract submissions will be completed online. The submission site will guide the applicant through the process. Abstracts are formatted automatically. Applicants may access the site as often as they like to modify the document until the final submission deadline, and have control over when the abstract is submitted. Applicants will be notified immediately after an abstract is submitted.

For questions about Nexus Summit 2017 abstract submission, contact ipceapps@umn.edu