Sharron Rushton, DNP, MS, RN, CCM. CNE
Duke University School of Nursing
Sharron “Shari” Rushton is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing at Duke University School of Nursing. She is the faculty leader for the Population Care Coordinator Program and has taught in programs across the school. Clinically, she has worked in a variety of settings and positions. Her scholarly interests include care coordination of medical and socially complex populations, systematic review methodology, educational strategies, population health as well as interprofessional education. She is certified as a case manager by the Commission for Case Manager Certification and as a nurse educator by the National League for Nursing.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background: Clinical environments require providers to work within interprofessional teams to provide and improve clinical care. Future health care providers need to understand interprofessional (IPE) teamwork and quality improvement (QI), which are requirements of accreditation [1,2]. Clinical preceptors help students to implement clinically what they have learned in the classroom [3]. Preceptors utilize knowledge and educational strategies [4] in IPE [5] and QI [6] to guide their students’ clinical experiences. To address the need, the faculty aimed to: 1.) create and deliver a formal…