Jennifer Richert, OTR/L
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Jennifer Richert is an occupational therapist by background, and is currently in the role of Associate Director, Internal Staff Development at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. In this role, she is responsible for internal staff education and mentoring. She has been with this organization (formerly known as the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) for 15 years. She previously worked as the Clinical Manager of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Pain Management Center, where she led an interdisciplinary team working with individuals with chronic pain. Prior to this role, she served as staff therapist and later allied health manager for the inpatient pediatric unit.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Learner Outcomes:This workshop is firmly anchored in the Nexus 2019 conference theme “Quality Interprofessional Education and Accreditation.” After participating in this workshop, participants will develop new knowledge and skills to help their home institutions, design innovative, high-quality foundational interprofessional educational curriculum. Specifically, participants will be able to: 1. Determine appropriate tools for student assessment;2. Judge effective strategies for collaborating with clinical practice settings;3. Design curriculum that meets the best practice accreditation goals…