Katharine Bloom, LMSW-PIP
Western Michigan University
Katie Bloom, LMSW-PIP is an adjunct Instructor for the Interdisciplinary Health Services in the College of Health and Human Services, at Western Michigan University. Bloom is a graduate of Yeshiva University, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, New York, and holds a degree of Master of Social Work. She is a licensed certified social worker with private independent practice status. Her teaching and research interests include inter-professional education, advanced care planning and end-of-life issues.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Care Seminar (IPC), held in the Midwest, involves students from disciplines of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work, and chaplaincy. The curriculum of the seminar incorporates asynchronous and synchronous didactic presentations, experiential learning through group exercises and discussion, along with home visits by students in interdisciplinary dyads. The purpose of this study was to determine if students’ participation in a three-week interdisciplinary palliative care seminar would positively influence their socialization and value of interprofessional collaboration with the ultimate…