JoAnn Peterson, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, WHNP-C
University of Kansas School of Nursing

Dr. JoAnn Peterson is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Kansas School of Nursing where she is the Coordinator of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program. In addition to teaching, she is a practicing certified family nurse practitioner and a certified women's health nurse practitioner. Dr. Peterson earned her undergraduate degree in nursing from Kansas Newman University, her master's in nursing degree from Graceland University and her doctorate of nursing practice from the University of Kansas. Dr. Peterson is a Duke Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program Alumna. Through her teaching and practice, she has been involved in IPE experiences and has practiced in IP teams.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Optimization of the interprofessional clinical learning environment and alignment of education and practice for workforce transformation and health system change requires intentional preparation of health professions students for future interprofessional practice. Advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) and masters-level social workers (MSW) often practice with underserved populations in community health centers where integrated care is the standard. Finding opportunities for this type of interprofessional education can be challenging due to scheduling and limited interprofessional…