Kelli Nielsen, PT, DPT, NCS
Assistant Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
St. Catherine University
Dr. Nielsen is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities where she received a BS in Kinesiology. She received her DPT degree from Mayo School of Health Sciences in 2012. She completed a neurologic physical therapy residency at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, WA in 2012 and became a certified neurologic clinical specialist in 2013. Dr. Nielsen teaches course content in applied neurologic rehab, acute care, pulmonary rehabilitation and ICU management. She also coordinates simulation within the DPT curriculum. Dr. Nielsen’s research interests include acute care safety, simulation and balance control in cancer survivors.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) Standards of Best Practice in Simulation (2016) are foundational to optimize innovative interprofessional (IPE) simulation-based learning. These are often perceived to be nursing focused in application and have not been more broadly disseminated across various healthcare professional disciplines. The St. Catherine University Henrietta Schmoll School of Health (HSSH) represents 28 Nursing and Health Science Programs with a focus on innovative interprofessional learning. Simulation-based learning is a method to…