Shane Schellpfeffer, EdD
USD Sanford School of Medicine
In addition to his directorship position, Dr. Schellpfeffer is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosciences at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine. He received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Augustana College, a master’s degree in education from Texas Christian University, and a doctorate in educational administration from the University of South Dakota. He has worked in medical education since December 2014. Previously he worked full time and as a graduate assistant in higher education administration. He has presented his research on various topics within medical education at national and international medical education conferences.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background: Medical schools are beginning to implement courses in Interprofessional Education (IPE) to prepare students for the interprofessional team-based patient care model which is becoming a standard of practice in many healthcare facilities. Students often have little exposure to multidisciplinary rounds prior to residency, and fast paced low-capacity healthcare environments such as operating rooms and intensive care units, necessitate providers be competent and efficient in working within interprofessional teams. Design: The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine (USD…
Medical schools are beginning to implement courses in Inter-Professional Education (IPE) to better prepare students for the inter-professional team-based patient care model which is becoming the standard of practice in many healthcare facilities. Traditionally, course design processes include a needs assessment, identifying pre-requisites, developing content, teaching method, sequence of educational events, creating an assessment instrument, measuring outcomes, and transfer of knowledge and skills to patient care. Since IPE involves students from various specialties teaching each other and…