Jody Thompson, BA
Project Manager & Communications Specialist
Center for Advancing Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research- ASU Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation
Jody Thompson, BA, is the Project Manager & Communications Specialist at the Center for Advancing Interprofessional Practice, Education & Research (CAIPER) at the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. She manages the Center’s social media platforms and guides the digital audience strategy, marketing communications, product launches and outreach initiatives. She has worked with multiple elements of interprofessional education and practice since 2012. Before joining CAIPER, she provided direct case management for homeless and vulnerable populations, and is now pursuing her Master of Science degree in Digital Audience Strategy from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
An Interprofessional Approach to Finding Ease in Caregiving: Team Collaboration Using Improv to Reduce Stress Among Caregivers
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…
The expansion of our digital audience and brand has been critical in matching the Center’s growth in recent years. CAIPER has expanded its network and connections to national and international IPE centers, professional, academic and research organizations while seeing daily growth on each of its four social media platforms. We will share interprofessional practices for presence on social media and what we do to grow our target audiences.In this poster, we will:1.) demonstrate what makes CAIPER’s social media presence unique and interprofessional; and2.) illustrate practical and useful…