Jill Forcina, PhD, RN, CNE, CNL, OCN
Associate Director
Jill Forcina, PhD, RN, CNE, CNL, OCN is the Associate Director of Continuing Professional Development, Interprofessional Education, and Nursing at the NC Area Health Education Centers (NC AHEC) Program. Dr. Forcina is PhD- prepared nurse, a Clinical Nurse Leader, and a Certified Nurse Educator. She also serves as Chair of the NC Interprofessional Leaders Collaborative.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The purpose of this lightning talk is to discuss the need for academic-practice partnerships that support the education, training, and development of students, faculty, and healthcare workers in interprofessional education and practice (IPEP) opportunities. Presenters will discuss the collaborative vision among Area Health Education Centers (AHEC), the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative (AIHC), and the National Association for Interprofessional Health Mentorship, Education, and Service (NAIHMES), describing the value in forming a nationwide partnership among students, faculty,…