Heidi Sanborn, DNP, RN, CNE
Director, RN-BSN & CEP Program
ASU Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation
Heidi Sanborn is Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the RN-BSN and Concurrent Enrollment Program (CEP) in the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University. She has leadership experience in both the clinical and academic settings. She serves as Vice President of the Arizona Nurses Association and is on the Nominations and Elections Committee of the American Nurses Association. She is a Quality Matters Peer Reviewer and earned designation as a Certified Nurse Educator. She focuses her scholarship on interprofessional leadership, education, and practice through publications and presentations in a variety of national and international forums.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The Finding Ease in Caregiving Project lays the foundation for a unique interprofessional collaboration delivered by multiple professions including a musician, case manager, two nurses and a socio-environmental gerontologist. This novel intervention highlights the critical role of interprofessional teams working together to develop multifaceted patient-centered strategies to improve health outcomes. One in ten Americans over age sixty-five has Alzheimer’s Disease or a related dementia (ADRD)- over five million individuals. While many caregiver’s express satisfaction in their role, they also…
IntroductionThe use of interprofessional education (IPE) to drive collaborative practice (CP) is an area of evolving focus, with recent work turning to leadership skills as an imperative force to meet the Quadruple Aim goals. While leadership practices have been called out as one small part of interprofessional competence to optimize teams and teamwork, there is currently no nationally accepted set of leadership behaviors that can be taught across all health care programs. For this to happen, these behaviors must first be defined so they can guide the future development and delivery of IPE.…