Interprofessional Education

Semester: Summer, Fall and Spring

Programs: Medicine, Nurse Anesthesia and Respiratory Therapy

Description: Established via a HRSA grant in 2014, this IPE experience has been sustained since the 2017-18 academic year.  Medical (required - 4th year), nurse anesthesia (required - 2nd year) and respiratory therapy students (required - 2nd year) use a high-fidelity simulation environment to practice Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). This interprofessional experience includes an initial experience, a debriefing session and a resimulation. Faculty use the debriefing sessions to enhance student learning in clinical, teamwork and TeamSTEPPS® communication skills.

Faculty Contacts: Laura Bonano, Justin Meunier, John Zamjahn

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