Dusti Annan, EdD
Medical University of South Carolina
Dusti Annan-Coultas is Assistant Professor and Director of Operations in the Office of Interprofessional Initiatives at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Annan’s background is in the area of education and instructional technology, and her teaching and research interests include teaching innovations, interprofessional education, interprofessional collaborations in the study of effective teaching and use of instructional technology in higher education, and effective faculty professional development strategies. Dr. Annan-Coultas leads and directs interprofessional courses required of over 900 students at the Medical University of South Carolina to teach introductory concepts related to interprofessional education and collaborative practice.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
2:00 pm, September 4, 2013. A conversation with an interprofessional (IP) health care team provided a wake-up call to the Office of Interprofessional Initiatives at the Medical University of South Carolina. While our students entered practice settings well-prepared in their content knowledge and skills, they lacked skills in working in an IP team, reflecting the fact that there was no continuum of learning shared between the hospital and the university. Plans were immediately put in motion to give students opportunity to become strong IP team players. TeamSTEPPS�(R) was selected as the…