Bev Zabler, PhD, RN
Dr. Zabler was the Project Director with over 25 years of developing and managing collaborative partnerships in an academic nurse-managed health center. Her background integrates nursing research, education and practice; caring for at-risk families and communities with over 205 nursing, medical, and social work students for clinical learning. Her roots in Public Health included providing services for the 1980’s wave of Hmong refugees. This project continued her advocacy for refugee populations through developing and testing interprofessional practice and education models to improve access to and quality of refugee primary care, while continuing to educate future health care workforce.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Competencies and Refugee Health Care: Online Clinical Learning Modules
Project overview: The Teaching Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s America (TTSTA) project offered an innovative, interprofessional, culturally responsive approach to improving access to and quality of primary care for local refugee populations, while educating health providers and students for collaborative practice environments. Our interprofessional project team developed and tested two online clinical learning modules for asynchronous learning, titled: Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (IPCP) Competencies, and Refugee Culture and Health Resource and outcomes: The online TTSTA modules…