Shelley Bhattacharya, DO, MPH
University of Kansas Medical Center
Dr. Bhattacharya is the Curricular Lead for Interprofessional Education and Practice for the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She co-leads an interprofessional practice clinic, the Geriatrics Interprofessional Teaching Clinic, with pharmacy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, social work, dietetics and medicine students and facilitators. She will present their evaluation rubric, which was implemented in 2016, and is used by learners and faculty alike to assess team dynamics and patient centeredness in the GITC.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Workshop Description: During this workshop, we will demonstrate methods that optimize the interprofessional clinical learning environment (primary theme) by sharing an assessment tool that prioritizes patient and family integration in interprofessional practice (secondary theme). Interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) is essential to addressing the healthcare needs of the growing older adult population. Effective interprofessional (IP) practice models and team behavior assessment tools are needed to successfully implement IPCP. The Geriatric Interprofessional Teaching Clinic (GITC)…