Roland Paquette, PA-C
UT Health San Antonio
I am an Assistant Professor/Clinical, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Department of Physician Assistant Studies. I am the associate academic coordinator for our department, the course director for multiple courses, an emergency medicine physician assistant (PA), and I am also in the process of completing a PhD.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Currently, students have few opportunities for interprofessional education (IPE) in the basic sciences, with related curricula largely carried out in school-specific silos. We hypothesized that basic anatomy education, exposure to IPE competencies and hand sensibility testing (HST) may require interprofessional collaboration from students in medical (MED), occupational therapy (OT), and physician assistant (PA) programs to improve patient outcomes in their future health profession careers. Select cohorts of MED, OT, and PA students were recruited to form student IPE teams after receiving IRB…