Carrie McDermott, PhD APRN ACNS-BC
Corporate Director Professional Nursing Practice
Emory Healthcare
Carrie is the Corporate Director of Professional Nursing Practice for Emory Healthcare and is responsible for the leadership of Emory Healthcare’s Nursing Residency Programs.Carrie received her PhD from the University of Colorado Denver, College of Nursing, her MSN from the University of Missouri in Kansas City, and her BSN from the Rockhurst University/Research College of Nursing in Kansas City, MO. Carrie is also an adjunct faculty at Emory University Nell Hogson Woodson School of Nursing and with the University of Colorado Denver, College of Nursing.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

COVID-19 required innovative approaches to educating health professions students who could no longer attend in-person classes or clinical rotations. Interprofessional education (IPE) activities were similarly impacted. To replace an in-person IPE activity slated for this spring, nursing and medical students with similar levels of clinical experience came together to attend a synchronous virtual session focused on discharge planning. Twenty-eight nursing students and eleven medical students attended a 90 minute session via Zoom. Students received pre-readings, the day’s agenda, learning…