Elizabeth Coleman, MSN, CRNP, CPNP-PC
Instructor, School of Nursing
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Mrs. Coleman has always had a passion for teaching and helping children. She earned her first bachelor’s degree in religion at Pepperdine University. She then taught English at a University in China for three years, while taking trips to rural orphanages in nearby provinces. She then earned her BSN in nursing at Loma Linda University and became a NICU nurse. While working in the NICU for five years, she obtained her MSN also at Loma Linda University. Since then she worked as a PNP in Riverside. She enjoys helping the underserved and improving health outcomes through education and health promotion.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

BackgroundInterprofessional team-based training (IPTT) promotes positive attitudes towards working in IP teams and helps to create a “collaborative practice-ready” healthcare workforce. The challenge is to integrate IPTT learning experiences into university-wide clinical courses to cross all four IP collaborative competency sub-domains (IP values/ethics, recognition of roles and responsibilities, effective IP communication and teamwork) while also introducing participants to the concepts of the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH). DesignBuilding on earlier versions of our IPTT activity we…