True Grit: Promoting Student Resiliency Through Interprofessional Education (IPE)

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Submitted by California Inte... on Jun 4, 2015 - 2:40pm CDT

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Health professional students must learn how to be resilient.  Today’s global society is increasingly diverse and complex requiring resiliency to successfully navigate challenges in the workplace.  Healthcare students learn core knowledge, skills, attitudes and values and are asked to quickly apply learning to a clinical or functional setting.  Their ability to move from receiving direct instruction to clinical practice is facilitated through supervised interprofessional training in simulation, experiential opportunities, and co-curricular settings that develop practitioner resilience, or grit, which predicts long term success better than GPA or IQ.  This poster presented two universities’ experiences and outcomes with Interprofessional Education (IPE) that involved three healthcare disciplines: Nursing, Speech-Language Pathology and Pharmacy.

Nassrine Noureddine, Ed.D., MSN, RN
Darla Hagge, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Debra Brady DNP, RN, CNS
William Ofstad, Pharm.D., BCPS, CDE