Debra Bakerjian, PhD, APRN
University of California Davis Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
Debra Bakerjian is a clinical professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. Her areas of interest include improving the quality of care for aging populations, quality and safety, and enhancing interprofessional team-based care. She is currently the PI for a HRSA funded project on interprofessional education and collaborative practice in primary care. Dr. Bakerjian is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the Gerontological Society of America.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The SPLICE initiative developed a collaborative practice curriculum for a wide range of types of students, residents, and clinical staff in ambulatory care settings. In addition to providing educational curricula, we have facilitated interprofessional clinical rotations at a local FQHC with a focus on optimizing the interprofessional experience in the clinic setting for both clinic staff, medical and pharmacy residents, and advanced practice and medical students. We worked collaboratively with the clinic leaders and faculty to ensure that learners’ experiences were appropriate for their…
Taking Simulations Outside of the Simulation Suite: How to Adapt Simulations for Primary Care Environments
Workshop Description:Clinical simulation has been shown to teach teamwork and improve clinical skills, support healthcare professionals in working at the top of their licenses, and optimize team-based care. The primary care (PC) outpatient setting is ideal for interprofessional, simulation-based learning as it offers a wide variety of professions who are available at the same time. Unfortunately, most simulation scenarios have been designed for educational or hospital teaching settings and are often acute care and task focused. Most PC settings, including ambulatory care clinics not connected…