Tonya Ricklefs, PhD, MSW
Washburn University
Tonya is an Assistant Professor at Washburn University. She teaches Social Policy, Conflict Resoution and other social work classes. Tonya Ricklefs is also a State Approved Domestic Mediator.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Interprofessional education is foundational to creating a health care team prepared to improve patient outcomes, however, patients and families are often absent from the educational setting. Faculty from the School of Nursing, Department of Communication Studies, School of Business, and Department of Social Work collaborated to create a Poverty Simulation designed to engage students from all programs, residents from public housing, and academic-practice partners. The five-part simulation experience includes: 1) collaboration with diverse faculty to build the simulation experience, 2)…