Karen Lehehan, BS
Karen Lenehan is the Academic Assistant for MCPHS University School of Pharmacy – Worcester, MA/Manchester, NH. Karen has worked in the high tech, medical, and higher education industries. She manages data collection and analysis for many research projects, coordinates and manages electronic testing, collaborates on projects and events across the Colleges within the University. She also initiates process and database creation and reporting.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Assessment of Cultural Competence Among Healthcare Students Before and After: University-wide Interprofessional Education Activities
Background: Our client population is becoming increasingly diverse. Cultural competence is an important skill set for health care providers to serve this diverse client population, improve healthcare outcomes and engage in collaborative work with colleagues. Interprofessional education (IPE) activities for healthcare students provide a vehicle to develop and enhance cultural competence. In this study, we sought to investigate the effect of university-wide interprofessional activities on cultural competence among students from four health care programs and explore student characteristics.…