Leroy Marklund, DNP, MPH, RN, CCNS, CNRN, CCRN-K, CEN
Assistant Clinical Professor
Texas A&M University – College of Nursing
Dr. LeRoy A. Marklund is a College of Nursing faculty member at Texas A&M University (TAMU). He teaches undergraduate Pathophysiology, Evidence-Based Practice, and Adult Nursing II. These courses apply principles of Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety (TeamSTEPPS) in order to deliver quality patient care. He joined the TAMU team in July 2018 after a 30-year career in the U.S. Army. In 2020, the U.S. Army recalled Dr. Marklund out of retirement for six-months. He supported the COVID-19 Pandemic mission in Landstuhl, Germany. His TAMU committee involvement includes Troops to College, University Honors, and Disaster Day.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Augmenting Interprofessional Education with Intersectoral Action for Health: Mitigating a Disaster Using Game-Based Learning
Texas A&M Health’s Disaster Day is the nation’s largest student-led interprofessional emergency response simulation. Since 2008, the annual event has grown to 800 students in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, psychology, athletic training, veterinary medicine, and the Corp of Cadets. Traditionally conducted at a world-class training facility for emergency responders, interprofessional student teams work to rescue survivors, manage communications/logistics, solve public health cases using patient-level clues, and diagnose/treat standardized patients. The goal is to produce…