Jennifer Jessen, EdD, RN, CNOR
Assistant Professor
Creighton University College of Nursing
Dr. Jennifer Jessen EdD, RN is Accelerated Faculty Chair on the Omaha Campus at Creighton University College of Nursing. Dr. Jessen has been in nursing education since 2011, teaching foundational nursing, spiritual and cultural care, advanced medical surgical nursing, and senior preceptorship. Dr. Jessen’s practice area includes perioperative nursing with the majority of her nursing practice career spent in intraoperative nursing. She represents Creighton University’s Center for Interprofessional Education and Research (CIPER) as the Director of Assessment. Dr Jessen’s research interests include perioperative nursing education and its intersections with interprofessional team dynamics

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Interprofessional education (IPE) programs and centers have erupted in the last decade to respond to the adoption of collaborative practice standards and to meet accreditation standards (Bodenheimer & Sinksy, 2014; WHO, 2010). Although the prevalence of IPE is increasing, research measuring competency achievement in IPE is underdeveloped (MacDonald et al., 2010; Shrader et al., 2017). Interprofessional assessment tools are plentiful, but most rely on student self-report of their abilities rather than performance data. As evaluation of program objectives is an integral component of…