Dee Banta, BS
OKSAN Master Trainer and Self-Advocate Medical Educator
Dee Banta, B.S., received a degree in Education. She acquired a disability later in life. She is a Master Trainer in the Oklahoma Self-Advocacy Network (OKSAN) and coordinates OKSAN trainings. She is a former two-term President of Oklahoma People First (OPF) and currently on the OPF board. She is a member of the Developmental Disabilities Council of Oklahoma (DDCO). In 2013, Ms. Banta received the Partnership Award from Oklahoma UCEDD-LEND Consumer Advisory Committee. She is a member of the SAME-FAME Steering Committee, and participates in the development, teaching, and evaluation of the course.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Themes addressed: (themes 1, 2, & 3) When patient and families are engaged members of interprofessional health care teams, an elevated level of interprofessional clinical care is possible. To train healthcare professionals who are able to engage patients and families in patient-centered and family-centered health care teams, patient-family-caregivers must be partners in pre-service education (Theme 1). Simulated patient care experiences provide pre-service learners with safe and practical methods to gain knowledge, skills, and helpful attitudes toward patients-families-caregivers (Theme 3…