Holly Wenger, NP
Duke University School of Medicine
Holly Wenger, NP graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with her MSN and focus in Adult Gerontology. She holds a certificate in Public Health Concepts and a BA in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a diploma in Nursing from Watt's School of Nursing. She works in primary care as a nurse practitioner at a continuing care retirement community.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The complexity in caring for older adults necessitates interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP). To enhance competence in geriatrics and IPCP, a team comprised of MD, NP, PA, and DPT students provided annual wellness visits (AWV) and follow-up visits for older adults in a half-day hybrid telehealth/in-person clinic over 4-to-21-week blocks with direct interprofessional (IP) faculty observation with a focus on mobility, mentation, medications, multi-complexity, and what matters most to patients (the 5Ms). Student evaluation tools included: (1) pre-post self-assessed readiness for IPCP (…