Karen Snyder, PhD, OTR/L
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Dr. Karen Snyder earned her PhD in Education from Walden University in 2014, Master of Science in Health Sciences from the University of Central Florida in 1992, and Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Florida International University in 1985. Over the past 30 years, she gained both management and clinical experience in a variety of settings specializing in orthopedic, neurological, cognitive, emotional, and pediatric disorders. In addition, Dr. Snyder authored materials presented at various international and national conferences and published articles in occupational therapy premiere journals. She is a member of the interprofessional education team at USAHS.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Leveraging simulation to create comparably-effective interprofessional learning experiences for distance education students in the healthcare professions: moving the F-2-F case study to an online simulation (#22)
Interprofessional collaboration (IPC) and effective teaming in healthcare is built on many attributes that are commonly fostered through face-to-face (F-2-F) interactions in the workplace. However, it is common for clinicians going back to school for advanced degrees to seek online, distance education programs. Can these programs provide online activities that effectively promote IPC? Educational simulation for online post-professional healthcare professions students poses a unique challenge when university centers for simulation and innovation are historically geared to prepare pre-license…