Patricia Slattum, PharmD, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University
Dr. Slattum is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science and Adjunct Professor in the Virginia Center on Aging at Virginia Commonwealth University. She is co-founder and one of the core-faculty of the Richmond Health and Wellness Program (RHWP). For amost ten years, RHWP has served as a site for practice-based interprofessional education and seeks to continuously improve through evaluation and action.
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…