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  1. 1. Maurice S. Stallworth<br />PUBH 4850 – Field Experience<br /> Major: PUBH-Administration<br />Advisor: Matt Johnson<br />
  2. 2. Maurice’s Time-Line<br />Current Major : Public Health Administration<br />Current Minor: Sociology<br />Academic Advisor : Matt Johnson<br />Maurice S. Stallworth, BS<br />East Tennessee State University<br /><br />
  3. 3. PUBH Field Placement<br />Mountain States Health Alliance <br />(Not-for-profit health care system.)<br />Quality Department<br />Process Improvement<br />
  4. 4. Agenda<br />Review Preceptor Profile<br />Review MSHA 8th Annual Quality Awards Project<br />Review Germicidal Wipe Comparative Proposal Project<br />Review Environmental Assessment CSR Tracer Project<br />Recommendation for Future Students<br />Recommendation for Future Opportunities <br />Host Organization Added Value<br />Maurice’s Time-Line<br />
  5. 5. My Preceptor<br />MSHA Improvement Advisor 5yrs.<br />(Uses improvement tools to improve processes within the organization)<br />Worked for Mountain States for 8yrs.<br />Bachelors of Arts from the University of Northern Iowa<br />When asked what is the most rewarding aspect of your career? <br />“ being able to impact the patient life without having a clinical background.”<br />Sandy Lokey, BA<br />Improvement Advisor<br />423<br />
  6. 6. Project # 1MSHA 8th Annual Quality Awards<br />
  7. 7. MSHA 8th Annual Quality Awards<br />
  8. 8. 8th Annual Quality Awards<br />Student’s Involvement<br />Assisted with event set-up<br />Helped to set-up audio-visual equipment -PPT editor<br />Distributed certificates for project awards<br />
  9. 9. 8th Annual Quality Awards<br />Student’s Involvement <br />Judged Project awards <br />Attended quality awards meetings to understand the Four Pillars of MSHA<br />Participated in Quality Awards timeline collaboration<br />
  10. 10. Vice President of Process ImprovementQuality Department Mrs. Tamera Fields<br />
  11. 11. Project # 2Germicidal Wipe Comparative Proposal<br />
  12. 12. Germicidal Wipe Comparative Proposal<br />Purpose of Project:<br />To find a new way to provide patient care hygienically. <br />
  13. 13. Germicidal Wipe Comparative Proposal<br />Coordinator: Corporate manager of JCMC Infection Prevention Dept. Mrs. Rebecca Bartles, MPH, CIC<br />Student’s Involvement:<br />Found seven EPA registered tuberculocial disinfectants wipes.<br />EX: Caviwipes, Clorox Ultra Germicidal Wipes, PDI Wipes<br />Researched material on all of eleven levels <br />Inputted data collected into an excel spreadsheet<br />
  14. 14. Germicidal Wipe Comparative Proposal<br />Student’s Involvement: <br />Make recommendation for which wipe I thought was more effective in Terminal discharges rooms and Daily Cleaning rooms<br />Presented material to Mrs. Bartles.<br />
  15. 15. Winner PDI WIPES<br />Germicidal Wipe Comparative Proposal<br />
  16. 16. Project # 3Environmental Assessment CSR Tracer<br />
  17. 17. Environmental Assessment CSR Tracer<br />Coordinator: Rhonda Gentry, RN, BSN<br />Location: JCMC 5200/5300 Unit<br />Who Conducts a CSR? Patient Safety Coordinator.<br />What is a CSR? The CSR (Continuous Service Readiness) provides hospitals with education and an internal audit determining if the staff are meeting healthcare regulations and following policies for safety of the patient.<br />
  18. 18. Environmental Assessment CSR Tracer<br />
  19. 19. Environmental Assessment CSR Tracer<br />Student’s Involvement<br />Checked fire extinguishers for expiration dates<br />Checked doors for locking capabilities<br />Checked for obstructions preventing staff from seeing patient quickly.<br />(Ex: Doctors, Registered Nurses, and Transporters)<br />
  20. 20. Environmental Assessment CSR Tracer<br />Students Involvement<br />Checked for dust around light fixtures and wall paintings.<br />Checked to ensure medicine cabinets locking capabilities were working.<br />Checked to make sure patient’s charts and supplies were not on the same shelf with patient’s linens.<br />Checked expiration dates of medicine in the medicine cabinets. <br />
  21. 21. Recommendation for Future Students<br />Academic Side<br />Group work<br />Recognizing strengths/weakness<br />Communication<br />(Hint: Between Professors)<br />Professional Side<br />Learn organizations Culture<br />Asking Questions<br />(Hint: Hesitation will be a professional down fall)<br />
  22. 22. Recommendation for Future Opportunities<br />Emerging Tech coursework<br />Example: Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint<br />Major Courses<br />Objective- gives students a leg-up with how health care processes work.<br />Team Presentations<br />Networking<br />The COPH should offer more opportunities for job “shadowing”<br />
  23. 23. Professional Added Value <br />Teamwork<br />Professional Etiquette <br />Flexibility<br />Openness<br />Utilizing Resources <br />Facilitating Training<br />Observational Training<br />Effective Researching<br />
  24. 24. Host Organization added Value<br />From Student’s involvement<br />Positive Attitude<br />Professional Etiquette <br />Effective meeting behavior<br />Intuitive demeanor<br />
  25. 25. Recap Time-Line<br />Current Major : Public Health Administration<br />Current Minor: Sociology<br />Academic Advisor : Matt Johnson<br />Future Goal: Health Care Management Graduate Certificate 2012<br />Maurice S. Stallworth, BS<br />East Tennessee State University<br /><br />