Georgianna Sergakis, PhD, RRT, FAARC
Program Director & Associate Professor-Clinical
Ohio State University College of Medicine Department of Respiratory Therapy - School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Georgianna Sergakis, PhD, RRT, AE-C, FAARC is an Associate Professor- Clinical and Program Director of The Respiratory Therapy Program within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (HRS), division of Respiratory Therapy, at The Ohio State University. She is a founding member of the Eclipse Group (Education for Clinical Interprofessional Simulation Excellence) and serves as the Chair of the IPE Committee for HRS.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Safe and effective healthcare requires the collaborative effort of numerous healthcare professionals, yet this need is not consistently addressed during student professional training. It is not only necessary to follow best practices in educating students in effective interprofessional (IP) communication and collaborative behaviors; it is essential that collaborative behaviors and patterns of communication are practiced during professional training. The Education for Clinical Interprofessional Simulation Excellence (EClIPSE) program at the Ohio State University provides a prime opportunity to…