Vicki Case, MSEd, OTR/L
Vicki Case, MSEd, OTR/L, is an Associate Professor and the Program Director of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at AdventHealth University in Orlando, Florida. Vicki has thirty years of clnical experience as an occupational therapist and has been an educator for the past twenty years. She specializes in mental health and treatment for the older adult.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Impact of IPE Activities and Durations on Occupational and Physical Therapy Student Interprofessional Socialization and Valuation
Interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practice (IPCP) can reduce medical error and improve healthcare quality and the patient experience. In addition, most academic accrediting bodies now require the integration of IPE within healthcare professions’ educational curricula to earn accreditation. This study's aim is to determine how much IPE is required and which types of instructional activities foster student progress, toward the IPEC Core Competencies. First-year OT (n=33) and PT students (n=22) together participated in two IPE activities one week apart. The first activity (“…