Title: GVSU Scribe Academy—Insight into the Role of the Scribe
Presenters: Jean Nagelkerk, PhD, FNP, and Ryan Cook, MBA
Date: October 20, 2015
Time:11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET
CE Credits: 1 PD
Healthcare documentation specialists have both foundational knowledge and skills to transition to new roles in healthcare documentation, such as the scribe. In order to learn more about the role scribes play, our presenters will talk about the Scribe Program at from Grand Valley State University (GVSU) and how it is designed to train individuals to assist healthcare providers in local emergency departments (EDs) by documenting patient care in an electronic medical record. Students at GVSU participate in training in the classroom, online, and in the ED.
This presentation will provide an overview of how the program focuses on the scribe role and basic information that a scribe will need to know in order to effectively document care by a provider, including HIPAA & BBP, basic introduction to the ED, medical terminology, common medications, body systems review and pathophysiology, common ED equipment, common procedures, basics of the medical note, basics of medical coding and billing, introduction to Cerner/PowerNote, and clinical documentation and clinical scribe training in an ED.
1. Discuss the Scribe Program partnership between Grand Valley State University, Emergency Care Specialists, and Spectrum Health.
2. Provide a comprehensive description of the Scribe Program.
3. Provide a theory and clinical description of the Scribe Program.
Jean Nagelkerk has worked as Professor of Nursing, Director of Medical Surgical and Ambulatory Care Services, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs and now serves as the Vice Provost for Health at Grand Valley State University (GVSU). GVSU’s annual enrollment is over 25,000 students with over 9,000 students pursuing a health-related degree. Jean’s role includes providing leadership for and coordinating health-related initiatives for the University, developing and strengthening community partnerships, developing a strategic plan for health, administering health compliance and health contracts for the University, overseeing the Simulation and Learning Resource Center, hosting health-related university events and leading the Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research Center.
Ryan Cook works as Vice President for Clear Energy focusing on structured transactions within the wholesale power markets and project leader for the ECS Scribe division. Previously, Ryan worked for a private equity firm where he held several positions, from part of the deal team, consulting on operational issues for the firm’s holdings to management positions within portfolio companies. Ryan completed his graduate work in the top half of his class with an MBA in Finance and Quantitative Analysis from Indiana University and a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration from Hope College.
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