Teresa Bisson, PT, DPT, NCS, ATP
University of Minnesota Division of Physical Therapy
Dr. Bisson is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota. She has been a Neurologic Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association since 2008. Her clinical expertise includes rehabilitation for people who have experienced stroke, TBI, SCI, multiple sclerosis, and lower extremity amputation. Her current research is focused on the assessment and treatment of impaired selective voluntary motor control after upper motor neuron injury. Dr. Bisson also has a passion for serving and improving access to healthcare services in low-resource settings both here at home and internationally.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Engaging Community Volunteers Through Quality Interprofessional Learning: A Collaborative Examination with Physical Therapy and Speech-language Pathology Students (#40)
Background: Though the field of interprofessional education (IPE) is growing in its research and peer-reviewed literature, there remains a lack of best-practice recommendations for IPE content and delivery. To address this gap, the Health Professions Accreditors Collaborative and the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education recommended recently, that quality IPE experiences possess four distinct characteristics. However, because the development and implementation of such activities can be a challenge, the dissemination of successful IPE models that include these…