Jeannie Weston, EdD, RN
Emory University School of Nursing
In the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, I am responsible for coordination of pediatric clinical and pediatric simulation experiences for undergraduate students. In this position, I provide clinical instruction in acute care pediatrics and coordinate an interprofessional course in Pediatric Critical Care. Current research involves best methods for preparation of nurse clinicians in the role of clinical educator and the use of simulation to bridge the gap between classroom and clinical practice. I currently serve as chair of the Interprofessional Team Training events for the Woodruff Health Science Center and have enjoyed this position for the past five years.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background/Aims Interprofessional education (IPE) can have a significant impact on learner attitudes and ultimately improve clinical outcomes. The recent pandemic has likely negatively impacted our ability to teach IPE content. At our institution we converted our in-person IPE program to remote which incorporated on-line educational modules with small group sessions. While attitudes towards teamwork likely take years of education and experience, we had some initial evidence that our in-person program could improve attitudes; however it was unclear if a fully remote program could exhibit the…
Background/Aims Interprofessional Education (IPE) is an essential cornerstone of health care enabling health professionals to learn and practice collaborative care to improve healthcare outcomes. Our task was to train students from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health amid a pandemic. We describe the program that leveraged our in-person IPE experience, existing on-line modules, and was adopted to create a longitudinal remote, small-group educational experience. Design or Methodology First-year students from Anesthesiologist Assistant, Genetic Counselor, Doctor of Medicine,…