Semester: Spring

Programs: Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Therapy and Undergraduate Nursing

Description: Developed in 2014 with the traditional undergraduate nursing and occupational therapy programs, this simulation included patient safety as related to patient transfers with multiple medical lines.  In 2017, the respiratory therapy program was included and the focus expanded patient safety aspects as related to respiratory therapy equipment.

Faculty Contacts: Kelly Alig, Ellen Beyer, Katherine Carter, John Zamjahn

Publication: Zamjahn, J.B., Beyer, E.O., Alig, K.L., Mercante, D.E., Carter, K.L., & Gunaldo, T.P. (2018). Increasing Awareness of the Roles, Knowledge, and Skills of Respiratory Therapists Through an Interprofessional Education Experience. Respiratory Care, respcare-05869.

Jacobs, R., Beyer, E., & Carter, K. (2017). Interprofessional simulation education designed to teach occupational therapy and nursing students complex patient transfers. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice6, 67-70

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