Kathrin Eliot, PhD, RDN/LD, FAND
Associate Professor
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Kathrin A. Eliot, Ph.D., R.D.N., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Eliot’s primary area of teaching and research is in the area of interprofessional education and collaborative practice. She has published and presented nationally on interprofessional education topics ranging from course development to student learning assessment.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

• Interprofessional education experiences are essential to transition the IPEC competencies from classroom-based knowledge to actual patient care. Active learning opportunities offer an important progression in the development of health care professionals by allowing them to practice the IPEC competencies. Fully integrated interprofessional teamwork requires service delivery by the person most qualified to provide the needed care. This expectation raises underdiscussed issues regarding scope of professional practice. Traditional beliefs that specific skillsets belong to one profession fail to…
Transitioning from a grassroots team of interprofessional champions to a comprehensive program of interprofessional education, research, and service during an international pandemic, we were challenged with developing a logic model to bring order to our rapidly evolving interprofessional education (IPE) program. A logic model provides a visual map showing the relationships among resources, activities, outputs, outcomes and impact for a program (CDC, 2018). At the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC), IPE activities have been occurring informally as far back as 2012. In 2017…