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University of Nebraska Medical Center Heartland Interprofessional Education Conference

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Objectives: Interprofessional education (IPE) involves collaborative learning among students from different professions. While acceptance of these types of activities is increasing, there are opportunities to expand the number of health care professions involved in IPE. The purpose of this study was to explore student perceptions and outcomes after participation in a Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) and Medical Nutrition Education (MNE) interprofessional education activity centered around a clinical case study on fetal growth. Subjects & Methods: The IPE activity was administered to four student cohorts from academic years to 2015-2016 to 2018-2019. Participants included 66 students (n=39 DMS and n=27 MNE). Data was gathered through pre- & post-tests based on a patient case-study and evidence-based search skills knowledge and a post-activity survey. Assessment sessions were held on the first day and on the last day of the activity. Results: There was a statistically significant difference in the mean pre-and post-test scores for the group overall, (p=


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Following the Growth of Sarah's baby: An IPE Activity for Medical Nutrition & Diagnostic Sonography Students