Yvonne Colgrove, PT, PhD
University of Kansas Medical Center Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science Department
Colgrove earned her physical therapy degree from Rockhurst University and PhD in Cell Biology from University of Kansas Medical Center. In her role as Director of Clinical Education, she has her foot in both academic and clinical worlds, and routinely addresses student learning during clinical rotations and annually manages hundreds of student clinical rotations having developed close and collaborative relationships with preceptors. She is a founding member of the LEARN-PT Lab. Her primary educational research interest is in clinical education where she is investigating predictors of clinical performance and interprofessional learning in practice opportunities for students during clinical experiences.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Using the Kotter Model for Change as our framework, we will present our University of Kansas Medical Center case study. We implemented interprofessional learning in practice hot spots in 8 clinics/hospitals over three years by creating partnerships with a variety of local and state community-based practice partners. Through this process we have had varying successes and failures that will be highlighted as lessons learned. Pulling together interprofessional health professions learners in the same locale requires concerted effort amongst the academic institution and clinical partners.…