Erin McGoff, DProf, MSc, BSc, PGCE, MCSP, HCPC, SFHEA
Director of Simulation
University of Texas Medical Branch
Dr. McGoff is a Dual citizen of the US and United Kingdom. She has accomplished background in non-human and human simulated learning. Dr. McGoff is a trained Physical Therapist, has a MSc in Sports & Exercise Medicine, received a Diploma in Orthopedic Medicine from the Society of Orthopedic Medicine in the UK. She also received a Post Graduate Certificate in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (PGCE LTHE) from University of Central Lancashire, and a DProf. Professional Doctorate where conducted Research related to Interprofessional Practice at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. Dr. McGoff works across all Health Professions.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The University of Texas Medical Branch has worked to integrate interprofessional education into our curricula across health professions student early learners. Through our strategic planning process , we identified the approach called T.E.A.M.S. (Team–Based Care & Interprofessional Education, Engagement with Stakeholders, Advanced Simulation–Based Education, Modern Technology & Innovation, Sustainability). We have applied these strategies in development of our core IPE curriculum. This curriculum will describe an approach and model that could be used by others to enhance…
Utilizing Virtual Standardized Patient Encounters in Education for Enhancing Interprofessional Collaborative Care
All in-person Standardized Patient (SP) activities were suspended throughout the height of COVID-19. UTMB still had a large student body who needed simulation and clinical experiences. This provided the Health Education Center (HEC) & the School of Health Professions (SHP) an opportunity to utilize virtual SP encounters in education for enhancing interprofessional collaborative care. UTMB HEC and SHP used an innovative strategy to bring 5 disciplines together to perform a full patient interview, formulate an interprofessional plan of care and deliver this information back to the patient;…