Katrina Meyers, LMSW
Learning Systems Coordinator at the OU-Tulsa Simulation Center and Clinical Skills Education Center
University of Oklahoma
Katrina Meyers, LMSW, currently serves as Learning Systems Coordinator in a dual role for the OU-Tulsa Simulation Center and Clinical Skills Education and Testing Center in Oklahoma City. She served in the role of Social Simulation Coordinator at the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work from January 2019 to May 2021. She formerly assisted and managed the OU SBIRT Collaborative grant which the Center for Social Work in Healthcare received from SAMHSA from 2016-2019. She received her MSW from OU and has specialized education in integrated healthcare and interdisciplinary teamwork.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Few healthcare caregivers receive formal training about end-of-life (EOL) communication skills. Given the growing population of patients with chronic and life-limiting illnesses, caregivers in all professions need to be comfortable at leading a difficult conversation. Historically, EOL conversations have been led by physicians. Other healthcare professionals including nurses and psychosocial providers bring a unique perspective to these conversations but are often excluded. Not only do these providers have diverse understandings about the patient and family based on their training and role in…