Value Statement
Working as part of an interprofessional health-care team, we aim to provide well-rounded and patient-centered care in the most efficient way possible. We hope to decrease the redundancy of health care and improve patient outcomes through our teamwork. 1) Provide Patient Centered Care 2) Work in Interdisciplinary Teams 3) Employ Evidence Based Practice 4) Provide Quality Information 5) Utilize Informatics
Course Info
The following courses are offered at Ohio University through Med TAPP: Interprofessional Rural Healthcare and Interprofessional Health T eams Each course is taught every semester, including during the summer session. All students are invited to take part in the Medicaid Technical Assistance and Policy Program (MEDTAPP) by simply getting in contact with one of the following individuals: Dr. Jeffrey DiGiovanni dig iovan@ohio.edu | Dr. John McCarthy  mccarthj@ohio.edu  | or Dr. Sherleena Buchman  buchmans@ohio.edu
Project Gallery
Click "Gallery" to view assignments that students complete while participating in the classroom-based MedTAPP course grouped by each of the 5 core competencies. Click on "Project Ideas" for assignment instructions centered on developing students' knowledge of the 5 core competencies. 

Providing Patient Centered Care

Clinical Scenario Client Name: Jack Summer Client Age: 4 years Jack is a 4 year old boy who has very recently been diagnosed with autism.  Jack’s mother reports that he has never received any previous therapies.  His mother also reports that Jack makes minimal eye contact, uses little to no …

Work in Interdisciplinary Teams

Jimmy has been in the intensive care unit for 5 days after suffering a TBI as a result of a motor vehicle accident. As of this morning he is breathing on his own but is demonstrating trouble understanding what anyone is saying to him (possible aphasia) and is unable to …

Employing Evidence Based Practice

Susan is 46 year old woman admitted to the emergency department (ED) with a diagnosis of a transient ischemic attack (TIA). The whole left side of Susan’s body has been affected causing her to present with left sided weakness in her extremities and facial drooping. The facial drooping has caused …

Focusing on Quality Improvement

Mary Stark is a 35-year-old African American female newly diagnosed with High Cholesterol, Hypertension and Diabetes. He places her on Lipitor 20mg daily for cholesterol; Hydrochlorthiazide10mg daily for hypertension (a water pill), and Metformin 500mg daily for her diabetes. Her family doctor will be managing all her medications but he …

Team Building Activity

For this activity find a partner to work with ! ( based on the  life of Jean- Dominique Bauby and his book The Diving Bell and the Butterfly ) “In December 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby, aged 43 and editor in chief of the fashion magazine ‘Elle’, had a brainstem stroke. He …