Geraldine Terry, MD MSN
Grand Valley State University
Geraldine J Terry MD MSN BSN RN is an Associate Professor at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in the Kirkhof College of Nursing (KCON). Her contributions include teaching undergraduate pediatric nursing, pathophysiology and developmental theories in children and adolescents to graduate students. She has offered service and leadership in developing and evaluating curriculum for the KCON as well as the University._x000D_ Dr. Terry has 10 years’ experience as a nurse including the education for a MSN-prepared PNP and 20 years of clinical practice as a pediatrician in primary care. This unusual healthcare career pathway was recognized as an asset to teaching IPE since she can offer insights from both Nursing and Medicine. The origin of her interest in IPE stems from professional experience concerning nurse-nurse relationships, nurse-physician relationships, person-centered care, and shared decision-making. Her IPE faculty champion work began as a member interdisciplinary faculty team that developed one of the ten learning units of the foundations IPE course for healthcare professional students at GVSU and Ferris State University established in 2013; which lead to her teaching and coordinating the course._x000D_ Dr. Terry’s focus on the delivery of the content from the foundational IPE course as an Open Education Resource (OER) originates out of the removing barriers to access to content on interprofessional practice competencies to students in healthcare professionals as well as providers in practice. The IPE teaching and learning community has long been recognized as one for information sharing of best practices and OER is one such model.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background. This poster presents a Open Education Resource (OER) that sustains the material implemented in a foundational IPE course. The initial collection of material was developed by 14 interdisciplinary faculty teams. The framework for the content was based on the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) sub-competencies of Values/Ethics, Roles/Responsibilities, Interprofessional Communication, and Teams/Teamwork as well as leadership, shared decision-making, conflict, and design thinking. The delivery of the course has evolved from in-person to "remote learning" during Covid-…