Core Project Team Roles & Responsibilites

LaVerne Manos, DNP, RN-BC

Faculty School of Nursing Graduate Informatics
Director of Nursing Informatics, Center for Health Informatics
Health Informatics Graduate Program Director
Email: lmanos@kumc.edu  

Project Lead

  1. Administer the grant, coordinate all grant activities, work closely with the Project Manager and Project Officers.
  2. Attend project meetings and formulate interim and final reports.
  3. Direct and oversee all activities necessary to implement and evaluate the project.
  4. Provide leadership to the interprofessional collaborative team.
  5. Foster collaboration within and among organizations to enhance resources for integrating simulation in education and practice.
  6. Assure evaluation of outcomes of the program and dissemination of project process, content and outcomes to a wider audience.

Kristy Johnston

Interprofessional Project Director
Email: kjohnston3@kumc.edu

Project Manager

  1. Collaboratively work with the Project Team to plan, conduct, and evaluate the program.
  2. Recruit and mentor prospective second phase inpatient teams for the 2nd year and coordinate program in subsequent years.
  3. Serve as a member of the Core Project Team to provide strategic decision- making and direction for the Project.
  4. Work with local partners to facilitate their ongoing participation in the simulation and team-based learning experiences.
  5. Serve as liaison to the Center for Professional Education and Simulation planning team.
  6. Coordinate with Team STEPPS trainer to Implement team training for all pediatric unit staff.
  7. Provide the project with direction from the Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) for Educational Resources and Interprofessional Education

Tony Paolo, PhD

Director of Assessment and Evaluation
Email:apaolo@kumc.edu  

Program Evaluator

  1. Develop an evaluation plan that measures grant goals and performance outcomes.
  2. Collate and analyze data for submission of quarterly reports and updates throughout the progression of the grant period.
  3. Lead the team in the dissemination of the outcomes of the program evaluation.

Allison Malicoat, BSN,RN

Pediatric Nurse Manager
Email:amalicoat@kumc.edu

Kellie Hartman, RN

Pediatric CNS
Email:khartman@kumc.edu  

Nurse Lead on Unit

  1. Provide project leadership for the Pediatric collaborative practice team Work with the Project Director and Medical Lead to insure development of educational simulation and TeamStepps training associated with the project.
  2. Develop a TeamStepps training plan that builds on the teamwork performance outcomes.
  3. Work with case manager to assign appropriate patients/families to interprofessional transitional care team.
  4. Interact with project team and lead to insure the attainment of all project outcomes and responsibilities.
  5. Serve as a liaison for future ICAP teams and inpatient unit coordinators as ICAP expands to other areas of the hospital and clinics.

Mitzi Scotten, MD

Pediatric Medical Director
University of Kansas, School of Medicine
Email:mscotten@kumc.edu

 

 

Michael Lewis, MD

Assistant Professor
University of Kansas, School of Medicine
Email:mlewis@kumc.edu

 

 

Medical Lead

  1. Collaboratively work with the Project Team to plan, conduct, and evaluate the program.
  2. Recruit and mentor prospective staff and students for the first year and coordinate simulation education program components and patient care.
  3. Serve as a leader of the medical team to provide decision-making and direction for the program.
  4. Work with local partners to facilitate their ongoing participation in the simulation education and practice activities.
  5. Responsible for the students and inpatient unit staff and promote the program to outside teams.
  6. Work collaboratively with future inpatient units and physicians to promote program activities and outcomes

Steve Jernigan, PT, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas, School of Allied Health Professions
Email:sjernigan@kumc.edu

Allied Health Professionals Coordinator

  1. Provide leadership and support for the colleagues from the School of Health Professions.
  2. Recruit and mentor prospective staff and students for the first year and coordinate simulation education program components and patient care.
  3. Work with the simulation team to assure that the appropriate allied health professionals are included in the simulations.
  4. Work with the Project Evaluator to assure that appropriate outcomes are assessed.
  5. Work with School of Health Professions faculty to develop learning objectives and teaching strategies for students participating in the ICAP experience.

Lisa Ogawa,  PhD, MSN 

Clinical Assistant Professor
School fo Nursing Faculty
Email: logawa@kumc.edu

Student Education Coordinator

  1. Collaborate with Dean of SON and SHP as well Associate Vice Chancellor for Educational Resources and Interprofessional Education to enhance development of E competencies.
  2. Collaborate with KU Hospital leadership to promote the ICAP project and to expand Interprofessional Clinical Practice and transitional care models in the hospital. .
  3. Coordinate with other core team members to integrate clinical experiences for all health professional students who engage in clinical learning activities at KU Hospital Pediatric Unit.
  4. Work with faculty in SON to integrate TeamSTEPPS and transitional care throughout the curriculum, as appropriate.
  5. Coordinate with project evaluator on activities related to student evaluation of ICAP project.

The University of Kansas Medical Center

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UD7HP25056 and Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, And Retention - Interprofessional Collaborative Practice project: Interprofessional collaborative acute care practice: Pediatrics (ICAP-Peds) for grant amount $997,000.. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.


Manos, E. L. (2012 - Current). Interprofessional collaborative acute care practice: Pediatrics (ICAP-Peds). Grant funded by Health Resources & Services Administration. Grant Number UD7HP25056. University of Kansas School of Nursing. Kansas City, KS.
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