Ashleigh-Anne Au, PharmD., RPh
Marshall B. Ketchum University College of Pharmacy
Dr. Au is a clinical specialist in community pharmacy practice and the management of chronic diseases. She practiced in retail pharmacy for over 11 years. Currently, Dr. Au engages in an interprofessional collaborative practice at Ketchum Health. She integrates and emphasizes team-based clinical competencies to provide high quality and safe patient-centered care that improves health outcomes. Her current research interests include the impact of drug information communication in Limited English Proficiency (LEP) communities. Dr. Au was awarded the 2017 Teacher of the Year for the Department of Pharmacy Practice by the College of Pharmacy inaugural class.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background: The future of healthcare education includes the integration of interprofessional instruction and experiences to ensure all graduates are prepared to work in the collaborative, patient-centered environments of today’s healthcare system. Marshall B. Ketchum University piloted its first interprofessional education (IPE) patient simulation exercise involving approximately 200 students from OD, PA, PharmD, and RN programs. The purpose of the simulation was to allow students to apply the interprofessional skills gained during their education, and to formally evaluate their acquisition…