Allison Naber, OTD, OTR/L, CLT-LANA
University of South Dakota
Allison Naber, OTD, OTR/L, CLT-LANA is an Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy at the University of South Dakota. She teaches content related to upper extremity rehabilitation, environmental influences, and professional identity content. Her research interests include the use of meaningful occupations to promote occupational performance among adults, interprofessional education, and occupational therapy education.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Designing and Implementing Interprofessional Education Experiences Responsive to Critical Healthcare Issues
Complexity of the healthcare system continues to grow, in part due to the multifaceted approaches among various health professionals, the need for preventative and health management efforts, and an increased emphasis on clinical and community-based services. Breakdown in communication can have negative implications on health outcomes. The public seeks highly coordinated and effective healthcare teams who communicate to provide the best possible outcomes responsive to critical health issues. Interprofessional education (IPE) experiences, as described in this session, help ensure health…
The Farm Show, an event that highlights agricultural equipment and products, provided an opportunity for interprofessional education and collaboration with a rural healthcare focus on serving the farming community. The Farm Show experience was comprised of three learning opportunities. A pre-event meeting allowed students and faculty from medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and communication disorders to learn with, from, and about one another through exploration of their roles in caring for this population and developing mentorship skills through interprofessional…