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Nancy Testerman, MS
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
School of Nursing
Clinical Instructor, Family Medicine
School of Medicine
Other LLU Classes Outside Of Schedule 
6/2007 - 6/2011 Screening for Domestic Violence for Junior medical students
7/2005 - 6/2011 Behavioral Medicine Seminar
Monthly 1 and  seminar for LLU Family Medicine Residents PGY 1,2,3. Covers psychosocial issues relevant to family medicine physicians. The presentatons come from family medicine faculty, residents, community speakers and myself. Seminars I presented: 7/27/04 Health Literacy 9/26/06--Health Literacy and Patient Care; 3/28/06 --Nat''''l Study: Caring for Young Caregivers of Ill Family Members and Stages of Change- The Physicians'''' Personal Reflections. 7/15/05--research: Gratitude and the Effects on Health Effects. 8/23/05 and 9/27/05--Adult Development I and II Video and Discussion. 8/23/06--Connors'''' ADHD Orientation. 7/06/05 PGY I Orientation to Abuse Reporting and Smoking Cessation Resources. 10 hours.
Clinical Supervision
6/2009 - 6/2011 Nrsg 217 Teach theory classes and 9-hour weekly clinical lab at the LLU Behavioral Medicine Center                 for sophomore nursing students.
9/2007 - 6/2009 Co-course coordinator for NRSG 217 Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing.
Interactive Teaching
3/2011 - 6/2011 Motivatonal Interviewing-beginning skills /monthlyJunior medicial students during Family Medicine rotation
8/2006 - 9/2007 Medicine and Religion
This is my third year as a small group facilitator seven freshman medical students. They discuss scripture in applying it to practice. It meets two hours per week for six weeks..
7/2005 - 6/2006 Blackboard Teaching ACGME
I updated the material and interacted over a 2-week period with LLUMC residents during the Blackboard online teaching of Patient Adherence and Motivational Interviewing.
7/2005 - 6/2009 Co-counseling with Family Medicine Residents
I am available to see scheduled Family Medcine Center clinic patients with their residency physician. This could be an individual or family problem, sexual counseling or abuse reporting. ADHD/ADD evaluation. It occurs one or more times a month.
7/2005 - 6/2011 DVD reviews or direct observation of Family Medicine Residents
As part of the RRC requirements we have a quarterly evaluation of a Family Medicine Center patient encounter. This is done either by my directly observing the interaction (in the exam room)or by a DVD recording with the patient''''s signed consent. When possible one of the attending faculty will join the review. I review about 6 residents monthly. It takes about six hours for the setting up viewing and reviewing.
7/2005 - 6/2009 Evaluate Domestic Violence OSCEs for junior medical students
I review the domestic violence OSCEs of junior medical students in the Family Medicine rotation. There are twelve plus students.This OSCE occurs six times year and takes about six hours per month to evaluate the OScES. On occasion I substitute for Dr. Linda Deppe and present the lecture--about 2 1/2 hours.
7/2005 - 6/2006 Participate in In-patient Whole Person Care Rounds
I attend and on occasion lead the Thursday morning Whole Person Care rounds at the East Campus hospital. This occurs during the residents'' internal medicine rotation. Family Medicine residents are on their internal medicine rotation. Dr. Alexander, a resident or faculty or I interview a patient or family member; afterward the medical group adjourns to the chapel and debriefs. When I lead , then I also meet with the two or three medical students who are taking the Whole Person Care two-week rotation. There may be up to twelve residents, students: medical,physician assistants, graduate psychology and pharmacy. It takes about 45 minutes/week.
7/2005 - 6/2011 Precepting:Behavioral Medicine Issues
I am available in the chiefing room or clinic for any behavioral questions or needs of the faculty or residents. I work 20 hours per week so any time I am in the clinic, I am available.
Administrative Teaching Roles
7/2005 - 6/2011 Coordinate Psychiatry Noon Conferences for LLU Family Medicine Residents
I arrange speakers from Dept. of Psychiatry for bimonthly Psychiatry Noon Conferences 25+ faculty, residents, medical students are generally present.
7/2005 - 6/2011 Interview Applicants for Residency
Interviewing involves not only seeing individual applicants but evaluating them in a 30 minute group interaction around "ethical" issues" to evaluate their group interaction skills.
7/2005 - 6/2007 Liaison for Graduate Psychology Students
I facilitate plans that we make or discussion of problems that might arise between the Graduate Psychology Department and the Loma Linda University faculty and resident clinics. Amount of time spent is episodic. At the beginning of the school year it takes more time getting psychology students introduced and oriented to clinics and system. There are 5-7 students and 2 supervising faculty.
7/2005 - 6/2009 Scheduling of Residents for DVD Evaluations
Each resident is evaluated every quarter in relation to our observing an actual clinic interview. I arrange the schedule with clinic schedulers and then print out a schedule and post it and give one to each resident to be evaluated that month. I arrange for six residents per month to be evaluated. Monthly it takes about an hour.