Barbara Doucet, PhD, LOTR
Barbara M. Doucet, PhD, LOTR, is an occupational therapist and clinical researcher with over 35 years of clinical experience. She received her PhD in Human Movement Science from The University of Texas at Austin, where her focus was neuromuscular physiology. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at LSUHSC-NO where she instructs courses in neurological intervention and clinical research. She is involved in research related to methods that facilitate motor recovery in persons with chronic stroke and how this physiological recovery translates to changes in occupational performance.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Similar to clinical skills education, interprofessional education (IPE) should occur within classroom/laboratory and clinical settings, to allow students time to practice their collaborative skills in a real-world setting with supervision. The majority of IPE research has focused on measuring student perceptions, knowledge and skills within classroom, simulation, community or clinic settings. However, there remains a gap in client or patient perceptions of students’ abilities to demonstrate interprofessional collaborative practice skills (Umland, et al., 2016). Occupational and Physical…