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7th Annual Community Service Learning (CSL) Conference

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE WINNER!

The 3rd Annual People's Choice Award Winning Poster from the CSL Poster Session is:

HIV/AIDS Hypertension Awareness Raising Team (HHART): An Interprofessional Community Outreach Serving Invividuals Living with HIV/AIDS in Bexar County

 

CONFERENCE LOCATION

The location of the conference is the School of Nursing, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas, 78220.

PARKING

If you are a student or employee of UT Health Science Center San Antonio, please park in your usual space.  If you are joining us from off campus, please click here for parking directions and map.


CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES

1. To share best practices and scholarship in community service learning with a focus on ways to improve the health literacy of community members.

2. To bring together an inter-professional group of UT Health Science Center students, faculty, and staff from across the state with community partners to foster service learning collaborations.

3. To highlight existing UT Health Science System community service learning projects and future opportunities with community partners.

4. To recognize and reward excellence in community service learning within the UT Health Science System.

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

To view the conference program book, click here.
 

CONFERENCE AGENDA

8:15 am

Registration Begins / Visit Community Partner Tables

Hurd Auditorium Foyer / Room 1.102

9:00-9:15

Welcome / Opening Remarks

  Ruth Berggren, MD, FACP, Director, Center for Medical Humanities & 

  Ethics, UT Health Science Center San Antonio

  Robert Ferrer, MD, MPH, Professor and Vice Chair for Research , UT   

  Health Science Center San Antonio

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Hurd Auditorium 1.104

9:15-10:30

Keynote:  Low Health Literacy: The Hidden Risk Factor

  Barry Weiss, MD, Professor, University of Arizona College of   

  Medicine, Author of AMA’s Health Literacy Manual for   

  Clinicians

Hurd Auditorium 1.104

10:35-11:35

Workshop A Breakouts *choose one session to attend*

 

Health Literacy and Medication Management

  Oralia Bazaldua, PharmD,  Associate Professor, UT Health Science Center  

  San Antonio

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Room 1.206

Teach Back:  Making this Health Literate Best Practice Work for You

  Kath Anderson, Effective Health Communications

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Room 1.202

Interpreters: The Vital Connection to Communicating Effectively Across Language, Literacy, and Culture

  Jacque Burandt, MEd, Sr. Director, Center for Learning Excellence, 

  University Health System

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Hurd Auditorium 1.104

11:35-12:00

Visit Community Partner Tables

Room 1.102

12:00-1:00

Lunch: Panel Presentation of Outstanding CSL Projects

Featured student panelists with their mentors and community partners   

  Moderator: Megan Kromer, PhD, MBA, Independent Consultant

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Hurd Auditorium 1.104

1:00-1:15

Break   / Visit Community Partner Tables

Room 1.102

1:15-2:15

Workshop B Breakouts *choose one session to attend*

 

Health Literacy and Medication Management

  Oralia Bazaldua, PharmD, Associate Professor, UT Health Science Center

  San Antonio

Room 1.206

Teach Back:  Making this Health Literate Best Practice Work for You

  Kath Anderson, Effective Health Communications

Room 1.202

 Incorporating Health Literacy Scholarship into CSL

  Moderator: Pegeen Seger, MA, MLIS, Head of Outreach Services,  

  UT Health Science Center San Antonio Libraries

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Hurd Auditorium 1.104

2:20-3:20

Workshop C Breakouts  *choose one session to attend*

 

Health Literacy Tips from the Field

 

Dental and Dental Hygiene:  Vidal Balderas, DDS, MPH and Carol Nguyen, RDH, MS

Hurd Auditorium 1.104

Medicine:  Denise Dahm, MD

Room 1.222

Nursing:  Adelita Cantu, PhD, RN and Emiko Dudley, BSN, RN

Room 1.206

Occupational Therapy:  Bridgett Piernik-Yoder, PhD, OTR

Room 1.226

Pharmacy:  Jodie Gee, PharmD, BCACP

Room 1.202

Physician Assistant:  Barbara Quillin, MPAS, PA-C and Brent Shriver, PhD

Room 1.122

Respiratory Therapy:  De De Gardner, MSHP, RRT, FAARC

Room 1.120

3:20-3:30

Break

 

3:30-4:30

Forum Theatre:  Health Literacy

  Facilitators:  Michelle Rae and John Sullivan, UT Medical Branch

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Hurd Auditorium 1.104

4:30-4:50

Conference Wrap-Up / Call to Action

  Ruth Berggren, MD, FACP, Director, Center for Medical Humanities &  

  Ethics, UT Health Science Center San Antonio

Hurd Auditorium 1.104

5:00-6:30

CSL Poster Presentations / Reception
  Remarks by Jeanne Russell, Chief Strategist, SA2020 and Janitzio Guzmán  

  Medina, Medical Student and Student Government Association

  President, UT Health Science Center San Antonio

Texas Star Café

THANK YOU TO OUR CONFERENCE SPONSORS:

BBVA Compass Bank

 

UT Austin College of Pharmacy

 

UT Health Science Center Houston School of Public Health, San Antonio Regional Campus

 

UT Health Science Center San Antonio

  • Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics
  • Office of the President
  • Office of Student Life
  • School of Medicine
  • School Medicine Alumni Association