Jody Delp, MEd, RRT, CPFT is the Director of Clinical Education and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Respiratory Therapy at the University of Southern Indiana. Mrs. Delp is a registered respiratory therapist and certified pulmonary function technologist with practice including clinical educator, adult and pediatric critical care, pulmonary diagnostic procedures, and emergency airway management. She coordinates all clinical rotations for the respiratory therapy program and is an active member of the interprofessional committee. She teaches Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support through the American Heart Association. Jody received her Master of Science in Education at the University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN.
Jody Delp, MEd, RRT, CPFT
University of Southern Indiana
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background, including statement of problem, and aims: Respiratory therapists must be proficient in therapeutic and diagnostic skills. Students must also be competent communicating and participating in a team-based approach to patient care. An increased need for therapists to possess these important non-technical skills was coupled with the need for the establishment of interdisciplinary teamwork. Design or methodology: An Interprofessional Clinical Practice (IPCP) experience was developed partnering with a Midwest university and three community health centers to address the needs of…