Erica Yu, Ph.D., R.N.
The University of Texas Health Science Center

Dr. Erica Yu is an Associate Dean & Department Chair of Undergraduate Studies, Margaret A. Barnett/PARTNERS Professor in Nursing. Dr. Yu also is an associate professor in the department, and she has been a Cizik School of Nursing faculty member since 2005.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background: As healthcare becomes more technologically complex, clinicians are using electronic health records (EHR) to optimize communication among interprofessional teams, in addition to a repository for patient data. Despite near ubiquitous use of EHRs in clinical settings, few clinical students utilize this technology during their training. In this study, we integrated students from administrative and non-clinical disciplines into traditional clinical simulations, with complex patient safety errors embedded in EHR technology and measured the effect on communication and teamwork. Methods:…