Friday, September 30
Registration Check-in, Light Breakfast Bar
Welcome & Announcements - Richard Oliver, PhD, FASAHP, Dean Emeritus and Associate Professor, School of Health Professions, University of Missouri
Keynote Your Brain on Story: Using the Neural Science of Story to Persuade, Inspire, Influence, and Teach - Kendall Haven, PhD, Story Consultant, Author, Master Storyteller
- Review recent key findings from neural story science (including the Neural Story Net and its Make Sense Mandate) and their significance for medical services.
- Identify the extent to which the Neural Story net and its Make Sense Mandate control and distort incoming information and personal experience. This includes demonstrating the implications of for patient interactions.
- Describe the Eight Essential Elements of effective narrative structure and show their application to patient services.
Plenary I - Health Ethics and Storytelling in a Digital Age
Panel Discussion: What ethical obligations exist for the storyteller?
Panelists (invited): Joseph Sobol, PhD, Storyteller, Music-maker, Folklorist, Author; Professor, East Tennessee State University; Jon Stemmle, MA, Associate Professor, School of Journalism, University of Missouri; Lise Saffran, MPH, MFA, Director, Master of Public Health Program, University of Missouri; Diana Keough, Founder and CEO, ShareWIK, Atlanta, Georgia
- Review media stories and discuss implications related to fidelity.
- Explore how digital media can promote or inhibit communication between providers and service recipients.
- Discuss ethical implications for use of digital storytelling and media which may result in exploitation, personal gain, and manipulation of vulnerable populations.
Plenary II - Dying Wishes
Dying Wishes is an intimate look at the end of life decisions and the difficult balance between caring and curing.
Shane Brethowr, Founding Principal, Overflow Storytelling Lab, Kansas City, Missouri; Overflow Storytelling Team- Diana Keough, Lea Brandt
- Discuss the film’s background and production intent.
- Explore the power of patient stories in film and other digital media.
Keynote How Virtual Reality Will Change Us - Sarah Hill, CEO and Chief Storyteller, StoryUP, Columbia, Missouri
- Define Virtual Reality.
- Discuss Virtual Reality uses for storytellers.
- Identify when Virtual Reality should be used.
- Describe the ethical implications for VR storytellers.
- Compare VR video stories as opposed to fixed frame stories.
Breakout Session I
- Teaching Students to Deliver Patient-Centered Care through Computer-Based Simulations - Clint Johnson, MA, CCC-SLP, CHSE, Vice-President, SimuCase Education, West Palm Beach, Florida
- Identify six benefits of computer-based simulations.
- Explain the components of a computer-based simulation.
- Describe how to design and implement computer-based simulations that enhance inter-professional education practices for clinical training.
- Relate examples of how computer-based simulations may be used in clinical education to enhance counseling skills and improve ethical decision-making.
Promoting Public Health and Research Through Video News Releases - Kent Faddis, MPA, Senior Strategic Communications Consultant, Strategic Communications and Media, University of Missouri; Diamond Dixon, MA, Strategic Communications and Media, University of Missouri
- Explain how short news release videos are catching the media’s attention across the country and spreading the news of medical breakthroughs and research.
- Discuss how short videos are used for social media engagement and for internal communications to improve employee engagement.
Breakout Session II
- Using Stories to Teach Learners About Stigma - Melissa Warne-Griggs, PhD, Professor, MU School of Medicine; Rachel Brown, Associate Dean for Student Programs and Professional Development, MU School of Medicine
- Describe how stories can be used to help students explore a patient’s point of view
- Discuss issues and concerns with story writing around sensitive topics
- Identify useful components of an online tool designed to facilitate writing and discussion -
- Molly’s Story - Richard Oliver, PhD, FASAHP; Molly Rolan, Student, University of Missouri; Madison Brophy, Student, University of Missouri
- Outline the negative consequences of when shared decision making is not achieved in dealing with a chronic or acute disease diagnosis.
- Describe the importance of the patient story (and the collective knowledge gained from personal experiences and from being directed to trusted resources) when used to educate others.
- Discuss how allowing a patient to tell their story can result in creating a sense of empowerment for the patient and better empathy and understanding from the health care team.
Saturday, October 1
Welcome & Announcements - Lea Brandt
Plenary III- University of Missouri Digital Stories - Susan Hollingsworth, Director, Academic Support Center, University of Missouri
- View digital media created by Mizzou Media Productions.
- Explore how this digital media is being used to promote health messages.
Plenary IV: Developing a Content Market Strategy for a Health Care System: Insights from a Summer Project - Brian Hensel, PhD, MSPH, Assistant Professor, Health Management and Informatics, University of Missouri; Olivia Picht, Student, University of Missouri
- Describe goals, processes, key considerations, challenges, and opportunities in content marketing strategies for health care organizations.
- Describe benefits and challenges of real-time capture of stories in health care organizations.
Panel & Discussion: Social Media Ethics Consultation Cases
Moderator: Win Phillips, PhD, MBA, Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Health Management and Informatics, University of Missouri
Panel: David Fleming, MD, MA, FACP, Chairman, Internal Medicine; Professor, Clinical Medicine; Co-Director, MU Center for Health Ethics; Clayton Clark, MSN, RN, Instructor, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri; Theresa McDonald, Social Worker, Care Connection, University of Missouri; Glen Cameron, Professor, School of Journalism, University of Missouri
- Review clinical ethics cases which have been influenced by digital media
- Discuss how stories can impede or improve shared-decision making.
- Identify ethical concerns related to the influence of social media on health decisions