Accelerating - Webinar Series

Real Stories with Real Impacts:
What Worked for Accelerating Initiative Teams

For two years, 16 schools of nursing and their universities have partnered with community-based organizations to deliver new models of healthcare and education to benefit the people served, students, and systems.  Now the results of these successful partnerships have been released and are available to you!

Learn more about this initiative by joining us for a series of webinars in 2019-2020.

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Webinar presenters are:

  • Barbara F. Brandt, PhD, EdM, FNAP, Director and Associate Vice President, National Center,
  • Carla Dieter, EdD, MS, RN, Coordinator of Accelerating Initiative and Coordinator of NexusIPE© Programs,
  • Theo Leeman, PhD, Research Consultant at Harder+Company Community Research,
  • Accelerating Initiative NexusIPE© Team members.

Webinars will feature site leaders who will provide insight into how selected sites addressed the gap between health professions education and health care delivery in a community setting. These are real stories with real impact.

  • What had to change in order for them to be successful?
  • How are they doing things differently?
  • What matters most and what made a difference to their patient population?
  • How did the National Center’s NexusIPE© Learning System tools support the Nexus Team’s success?

Click on the titles of the webinar below for more information about each webinar. Then click on the registration link below for this webinar series. Continuing Education is available for an optional fee. View Continuing Education Statement.


Title of Webinar
Education-Community Partners
Date: October 8, 2 PM Central
Partners: National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
Harder+Company Community Research
Date: October 30, 2 PM Central
Partners: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Ambassador Health of Omaha
Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation
Azria Health Midtown
Date: November 6, 2 PM Central
Partners: University of Utah
Housing Authority of the County of Salt Lake (now Housing Connect)
Date: December 10, 2 PM Central
Partners: Oregon Health & Science University
Klamath Health Partnership
Cascades East Family Medicine
Date: January 22, 2 PM Central
Partners: Creighton University
Catholic Health Initiatives (now CHI Health)
Creighton University Medical Center
Date: February 26, 2 PM Central
Partners: University of Pittsburgh
UPMC Staying at Home Program
Associates in Family Health Care
Date: March 3, 2 PM Central
Partners: Arizona State University
Northern Arizona University
Crossroads, Inc.
Date: April 21, 2 PM Central
Partners: Washburn University
Topeka Housing Authority
Date: May 13, 2 PM Central
Partners: University of Rochester
State University of New York
Lifespan of Greater Rochester
Partners: University of Colorado
Sheridan Health Services

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Objectives for each webinar in the series:

After completion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss how the NexusIPE© team was able to implement an academic-community practice partnership, called the “Nexus”.
  2. Describe how a team of students and health professionals actively learned and worked together with people to improve health and wellbeing in the community while addressing the social determinants of health.
  3. Discuss key lessons learned from the NexusIPE© team’s work.
  4. Describe the application of at least one NexusIPE© Learning System tool supporting the success of the NexusIPE© program.