Kristy Brandon, PT, DPT; EdD student
CHI Health; Creighton University
Kristy Brandon, PT, DPT is a physical therapist in our interprofessional outpatient academic primary care model. In this role she serves as a clinician, educator in the classroom, as well as in the clinical learning environment for Creighton’s orthopaedic physical therapy residency as well as for Creighton’s School of Medicine- Family Medicine Department. Kristy is pursuing her Educational Doctorate (Ed.D) in Interdisciplinary Leadership through Creighton University. She is a champion for optimizing the clinical learning environment in the areas of interprofessional collaboration, education, and practice, leadership, as well as the integration of prevention, wellness, and care of musculoskeletal conditions and pain in primary care.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Workshop Description:Interprofessional team development requires time and commitment at many levels. In 2015, the IOM introduced the Interprofessional Learning Continuum (IPLC) for designing and implementing interprofessional education and practice. The IPLC model describes the education-to-practice continuum that is essential for movement of interprofessionalism into health care. In 2019, the National Collaborative for Improving the Clinical Learning Environment published a report, Achieving the Optimal Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environment, challenging health care organizations on…