Sherry Fuller is a certified nurse practitioner, assistant professor, and skills and simulation lab coordinator at Loretto Heights School of Nursing at Regis University. She chairs the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions Interprofessional Education Committee. She coordinates and runs interprofessional simulations for students in the nurse practitioner and bachelor of science in nursing programs with physical therapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy and counseling/marriage family therapy programs. She holds a Doctor of Nursing practice from University of Northern Colorado, Master of Science in Nursing from Regis University, Secondary Education Certification from Wayland Baptist University, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Texas Austin.
Sherry Fuller, DNP, FNP-C, MSN, BSN, RN
Regis University, Loretto Heights School of Nursing
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Evaluating IPE Activities in Achieving IPEC Competencies Using the Chiba Interprofessional Competency Scale (CICS29)
The Chiba Interprofessional Competency Scale (CICS29), was designed to address how the IPE continuum improves an individual’s competencies in interprofessional (IP) collaborative practice, and how an increase in an individual’s competencies contributes to their team’s performance. While the tool assesses student behaviors in the clinic, the authors argue that the scale can be used to evaluate the degree of achievement of the learning objectives in fundamental education. Compared with other IP collaboration scales, the CICS29 was found to have subsumed the key concepts that should be…
Evaluation of an Interprofessional Care Conference Simulation for 1st Year Professional Students in the Achievement of IPEC Core Competencies
Interprofessional education (IPE) is often introduced early in the didactic curriculum for healthcare students, allowing for participation in their first professional year in these skills. However, understanding which Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) Core Competencies that are best addressed early on in the curriculum is unclear. A patient care conference through a paper case, which focuses on patient safety with students from nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, and occupational therapy in small group, interprofessional (IP) teams, was created and evaluated to better…