Ashley Fecht, OTD, OTR/L
Touro University Nevada
Ashley Fecht is an Assistant Professor at Touro University Nevada's School of Occupational Therapy. She is also a practicing pediatric occupational therapist in the Las Vegas area with experience in early intervention, clinic and school-based settings.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Recent updates to health care education accreditation standards and best practice guidelines suggest that health care practitioner education needs to evolve to provide meaningful interprofessional education (IPE) opportunities for students. As a university, Touro University Nevada took on this challenge using a unique and creative approach, the creation of an accessible carnival for children with developmental disabilities. This IPE experience provided future graduates with the opportunity to serve marginalized children, to lead the way in creating an IPE activity that directly benefits both…