Carol Durham, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, FSSH
Director Education-Innovation-Simulation Learning Environment
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing
Carol F. Durham, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, FSSH is Professor and Director, Education-Innovation-Simulation Learning Environment University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has made significant and sustained contributions in IPE and is a leader in preparing faculty to integrate quality and safety into their teaching. She is engaged with the Global Network for Simulation in Healthcare to develop strategic integration of simulation, engaging teams around stories to improve patient outcomes. She is the recipient of many awards/recognitions for her contribution to healthcare education and simulation and has numerous publications and presentations.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Communication challenges including microaggressions occur frequently in healthcare among team members and even from patients. These events impact not only the targeted individual but also the team and may affect the quality and safety of patient care. Bystanders who witness these incidences are often uncertain how to respond. The purpose of this lightning talk is to discuss the design, implementation, and evaluation of an interprofessional activity designed to engage interprofessional students in a series of scenarios focused on microaggressions and communication conflict resolution, with…
Embedded within UNC’s Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice, Relational Leadership at Carolina is an interprofessional, cross-generational learning community focused on building skills to support “an inclusive mindset and community” to thrive through authentic connection. Relational Leadership at Carolina was founded in 2018 and launched its first pilot program in Spring 2019. Participants are introduced to the skills of Relational Leadership through the Relational Leadership Institute (RLI), a multi-day program focused on Psychological Safety, Narrative Leadership, Identity,…