Shannon Duncan, RN, BSN
Texas Woman's University
Shannon Duncan moved from Brooklyn, New York, to Dallas, TX, where she received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Texas Woman's University. In addition to serving on the Interprofessional Leadership Committee, Shannon discovered her passion towards advocating against sexual violence and women's rights issues, penning Caught in a Web of Confusion: Assessing the Readability of University Webpages for Victims of Sexual Assault as well as presenting numerous posters as numerous nursing conferences. Shannon continues to volunteer as a victim advocate at a sexual assault crisis center and works towards fostering an environment that values diversity and equality.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background: Teamwork and interprofessional collaboration are paramount to preventing medical errors and improving patient safety alongside health outcomes. Interprofessional education (IPE) develops students’ skills in preparation for the clinical environment and collaborative practice. However, IPE activities have been described by some students as “irrelevant” or “unengaging” in post-evaluations. The aim is to design an IPE activity that can engage students and increase knowledge of interprofessional competencies for utilization in the clinical setting. Design: A student-run group…