Angela Sampson, OTR/L
Angela Sampson, OTR/L, is the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator for the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at AdventHealth University.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Impact of IPE Activities and Durations on Occupational and Physical Therapy Student Interprofessional Socialization and Valuation
Interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practice (IPCP) can reduce medical error and improve healthcare quality and the patient experience. In addition, most academic accrediting bodies now require the integration of IPE within healthcare professions’ educational curricula to earn accreditation. This study's aim is to determine how much IPE is required and which types of instructional activities foster student progress, toward the IPEC Core Competencies. First-year OT (n=33) and PT students (n=22) together participated in two IPE activities one week apart. The first activity (“…