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One_Health_2015_1The UNCsim, North Carolina State University (NCSU) College of Veterinary Medicine, and Banfield Pet Hospital team submitted one of the fifteen cases selected for the One Health Inter-professional Education Initiative by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC), the Association for Prevention, Teaching and Research (APTR), and the Healthy People Curriculum Task Force (HPCTF) collaboration. The team’s case focused on chronic carbon monoxide poisoning in an adult male veteran with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and his dog Siri. The recognition of the team’s accomplishment was announced in the AAVMC February 2016 Vet-Med Educator newsletter today.

The One Health initiative links human health, animal health, and ecosystem health education programs to provide a meaningful learning experience.

Team members for this project included:
Dr. Brewer (Lead author), NCSU Clinical Veterinary Pharmacy Residency, and now “One Health Scholar”;
Dr. Rost (Lead author), NCSU Clinical Veterinary Pharmacy Residency;
Dr. Cozart, Veterinarian at Banfield Pet Hospital in Augusta, GA;
Dr. Davidson, NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine Faculty;
Dr. Durham, Professor of Nursing at the UNC School of Nursing and Director of the Education-Innovation-Simulation Learning Environment (EISLE) Program;
Mr. Hobbs, Clinical Instructor and Associate Director of Simulation at the UNC School of Medicine and Department of Pediatrics;
Dr. Joyner, Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at UNC, Clinical Director of the Clinical Skills and Patient Simulation Center as well as Associate Professor in the UNC School of Medicine and Department of Pediatrics;
Dr. Scolaro, Clinical Assistant Professor at the LECOM Bradenton School of Pharmacy and former Director of Pharmaceutical Care Labs in the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education at UNC School of Pharmacy.

Brewer E, Rost E, Cozart R, Davidson G, Durham C, Hobbs GW, Joyner BL, Scolaro KL. A Veteran and His Dog. Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC)/ Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) One Health Interprofessional Education Initiative. One Health Scholar Project. February 5, 2016

The selected cases can all be found on the AAVMC web site.

Other announcements of this work can be found on the UNC School of Nursing web page, UNC School of Pharmacy web page, and an article by Adam Davis entitled “One Health strives to unite human, animal medical care” that was published in the NCSU Technician.

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