Beth Turrentine, PhD, RN
Associate Professor
University of Virginia
Beth Turrentine PhD RN is the Administrator for Quality and Outcomes Research in the Department of Surgery, the Program Coordinator for the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program and the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, and Associate Professor at the University of Virginia._x000D_ She has completed Bachelor Degrees in Biology and Nursing; Master Degrees in Critical Care Nursing and Clinical Research Public Health Sciences; and a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing._x000D_ Dr. Turrentine has published 71 peer-reviewed articles and has been awarded multiple institutional grants. She currently chairs the Virginia Surgical Quality Collaborative.

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…