Stephanie Crist, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCGP
Mercy Clinics

Dr. Crist has recently transitioned her role from an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at St. Louis College of Pharmacy (STLCOP) to working in the outpatient clinics full time. Dr. Crist provides direct patient care, including comprehensive medication management, in outpatient family medicine and internal medicine clinics in Saint Louis, Missouri. After receiving her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at St. Louis College of Pharmacy, she completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency and a PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacy residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. She is dual-board certified in ambulatory care and geriatric pharmacy. Her professional interests include geriatric and interprofessional education curriculum development, care transitions, immunizations, and management of geriatric syndromes.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
We are excited to share our ongoing pilot implementation of incorporating student pharmacists in a dental clinic. An unlikely interprofessional pairing has created a rich exposure to two health professions that would not likely pair up in real practice. The goal of this activity for the students was created to increase knowledge of medication history-taking skills and expand knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of each other's training and profession. The ultimate objective is to help both dental and pharmacy students realize the potential of how future collaboration could enhance…
Students that participated in this interprofessional ethical principle and dilemma activity augmented their baseline knowledge of each other's roles and responsibilities. Establishing the importance of how medical ethics transverses settings that the pharmacy and nursing students will encounter each other in, bolsters their understanding of providing not just excellent patient care, but helps to expand on how to improve patient safety. At the center of this activity, the goal is to help demonstrate to the nursing and pharmacy students, how going beyond their knowledge of medical ethical…