Elizabeth Walters, DNP, CPNP-PC, RN, CIC
Director of IPEP: UNC School of Nursing
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Elizabeth Miller Walters DNP, CPNP, RN is the Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPEP) for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Nursing and an assistant professor in the School of Nursing. She is active in interprofessional practice having led many teams in quality improvement initiatives. She is a pediatric nurse practitioner and practices in adolescent specialty care, juvenile justice and primary care. She focuses her quality improvement work on IPEP, adolescent specialty care and antibiotic stewardship. She received her BSN from Salisbury University and her DNP from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
(CONNECT): Creating Interprofessional Opportunities for Navigating, Networking, and Engaging Patients, Students, and Communities in Telehealth
This session focuses on an ongoing effort to proactively embed sustainable interprofessional telehealth education opportunities into existing health professions' curricula. The use of telehealth – the delivery of health care services using electronic audiovisual technology – has grown significantly, particularly since the Covid-19 pandemic required changes in healthcare delivery. Telehealth was used as a coping strategy during the pandemic; however, it offers the potential for high-quality, sustainable care. As team-based care has been shown to support the Quadruple Aim, team-based telehealth…