Beth Quatrara, DNP, RN, CMSRN, ACNS=BC
Assistant Professor
University of Virginia
Dr. Quatrara is an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia School of Nursing. She also serves as the Co-Director of the University of Virginia Center for Interprofessional Collaborations; which coordinates interprofessional education, practice, and research across the Schools of Medicine and Nursing. She brings a rich clinical background and experience as the director of nursing research at an academic medical center to her current roles. Dr. Quatrara has participated in several research studies involving clinical outcomes and interprofessional education.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Improving compliance with venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk stratification processes in perioperative patients requires a team approach and a formidable clinical learning environment (CLE). Using interprofessional (IP) teamwork and quality improvement (QI) training within an inpatient surgical setting, Surgery Residents (SR), and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) students can collaborate and become team leaders in clinical improvements. While participating in an individually-tailored and time-variable IP QI training program, the SR and ACNP students learned and immediately applied new…