Liz Valdes, MMSC, PA-C
Emory University School of Medicine
She serves as a clinical educator in the Emory Physician Assistant Program. She serves on the Interprofessional Team Training Days working group.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
In the fall of 2018, approximately 600 students from across several disciplines at Emory University participated in a team training event. The purpose of the event was to provide education for the use of SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation) as a communication tool to improve healthcare outcomes. The overarching aim of the study was to assess whether the education and small group practice using SBAR improved communication among various disciplines. Additional goals were to determine whether students (1) collaborated more effectively in planning patient care, (2)…