University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Patient Assessment

Bruxism Oral Appliances

The learner will be able to reinforce their knowledge about signs and symptoms of bruxism. By using animation, interactive quizzes and patient case scenarios the learner will understand the different characteristics of intraoral appliances associated with bruxism, their designs and indications. Based on complexity of signs, symptoms and/or initial treatment outcomes, the learner will be able to differentiate the need for specialty referral.  

Apr 12, 2021

Prenatal Screening

This module highlights routine prenatal screenings done throughout the three trimesters of pregnancy.

Apr 12, 2021

Interprofessional Team Based Care of a Patient with Cardiovascular Disease

In this module, students will follow a patient that experiences a heart attack. Students will learn from nine healthcare providers that work as a team to successfully manage and treat this patient’s condition.

Apr 12, 2021

A physicist’s primer for effective patient communication

This module presents a brief justification for physicist-patient consultations in Radiation Oncology in addition to essential strategies and skills physicists will need for effective patient communication. Sample physicist-patient interactions are demonstrated for the learner to critique, and an interactive simulation allows the learner to practice and see the impact of their communication strategies on patient […]

Apr 12, 2021

Digital Design – Occlusal Splint

Students can use chair side technologies to create a digital impression, or instead take a conventional impression/stone model to start the orthotic process.  With an extraoral representation of the patients dentition, the data is transferred to a Computer Aided Design (CAD) software where the orthotic is designed.  Once the design is completed, it will then […]

Apr 12, 2021

Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) and Pressure Injury (PI) Prevention

This module provides a brief overview of non-invasive ventilation (NIV) and the risk for pressure injury (PI) development. This module reviews risk factors for PI development and provides current evidence-based practice recommendations for preventing PIs in this population.

Apr 9, 2021