Kimberly Battle, PhD, FNP-BC
Dr. Battle is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing in the VCU School of Nursing. She teaches in the undergraduate and graduate programs, specifically, the Family Nurse Practitioner. The major areas of her teaching focus on community health, interprofessional education, and social determinants of health.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Bridging the Transition from Learner to Practitioner: Unpacking Interactions Among Student Teams in Practice-Based IPE Settings
Background. In many healthcare settings, teams change composition regularly, so healthcare students must be trained to function effectively in dynamic teams before entering the workforce. At our institution, learners from various health professions participate in varied scheduled clinics in low-income housing communities for older adults. While this is a longitudinal IPE experience for learners, program schedules vary so team composition is dynamic. These dynamic student teams meet with clients for care coordination, health and wellness assessments, and assistance in setting and achieving…