Mary Hudson, PhD, CCC-A
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Mary A. Hudson, PhD, CCC-A is an Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC). She serves as the Coordinator of the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) Program and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A). Her interests include amplification (i.e. hearing aids) and interprofessional education. Dr. Hudson serves as a member of the Curriculum Committee as part of a campus-wide interprofessional initiative known as the OUHSC Interprofessional Educators’ and Practitioners’ Association (IEPA).
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Exploration of Professional Boundaries as Future Community-based Practitioners Engage in Interprofessional Teamwork
• 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…