Brandon Morehead, PA-S II
University of Kentucky
Brandon Morehead is a second year physician assistant student at the University of Kentucky. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Murray State University in Biology. Brandon is from Paducah, Kentucky and after graduation plans to practice in primary care in that area. Interprofessional Collaboration became an interest of Brandon's after observing its efficacy first hand while doing pre-clinical work in the intensive care unit.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

BACKGROUND: With the highly specialized medical resources available today, patients obtain care from multiple providers. Numerous studies outline the risk for communication breakdown among providers and related implications for patient care and satisfaction. Effective interprofessional collaboration and care have been identified as critical to overcoming many barriers of health care including quality of care, patient satisfaction, provider burnout, cost of care, and clinician education. Health professionals practicing in rural settings often have blurred lines in disciplinary boundaries due…