Campbell launches team-based health sciences learning

More than 300 first-year health sciences students at Campbell received a head start on teamwork as they embarked on the University’s first interprofessional education (IPE) seminar today.

IPE is a growing training model at universities across the nation developed to prepare students for the emerging patient centered medical homes where health care professionals work in teams on complex issues to provide better outcomes for patients.

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Campbell University Health Center opens to public

Campbell University’s Health Center has opened its doors to the public. Once known as Campbell’s Student Infirmary, the Health Center located on the university’s main campus in Buies Creek now boasts a full medical staff and an in-house pharmacy.

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Public Health, PA host free dental and medical clinic for Harnett County children

Nearly 100 underserved children from Harnett County received free dental and medical care on Saturday, Feb. 2, at a clinic organized by Campbell University’s Public Health and Physician Assistant programs.

The one-day event set up twelve dental chairs in the Harnett County Commons Area in Lillington, N.C., providing free exams, cleanings, sealants, and fluoride treatments for children who do not have dental insurance or receive Medicaid funding.

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Team-based health education to expand at Campbell

Campbell University’s health science students will soon have the opportunity to train alongside each other in the classroom and during clinical rotations.

A pilot project for the new Interprofessional Education Program was held at the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences last week. Over fifty pharmacy, physician assistant and public health students worked together in teams to interview a standardized patient, identify the diagnosis and create a treatment plan.

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Adams named first assistant dean of graduate and interprofessional education

Michael L. Adams, PharmD, PhD, was recently promoted as the first assistant dean of graduate and interprofessional education at Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences.

In his new role, Adams is responsible for developing an interprofessional education program to integrate a team-based training component into the College’s academic programs. He will also administer policies and requirements for all current and future graduate programs at CPHS.

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