Jeannie Weston, EdD, MS, BSN
Emory University School of Nursing
Dr. Weston is Associate Professor of Nursing at Emory University School of Nursing. She is responsible for coordination of pediatric clinical and simulation experiences for undergraduate nursing students. Dr. Weston provides clinical instruction in acute care pediatrics and coordinates an interprofessional course in Pediatric Critical Care. Current research involves best methods for preparation of nurse clinicians for the role of clinical educator and the use of simulation to bridge the gap between classroom and clinical practice. Dr. Weston serves as chair of Interprofessional Team Training Events for Emory University.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Changing Attitudes Toward Teamwork After a Brief Educational Intervention Among First Year Health Provider Students
Background/AimsInterprofessional education has a significant impact on learners' attitudes, skills and behaviors towards teamwork. There is also evidence that IPE can improve clinical outcomes. Our ability to modify attitudes to teamwork using short educational interventions is limited. This is useful since many programs struggle with enough curricular time for comprehensive IPE programming. Our hypothesis was that first-year student attitudes towards teamwork would improve with our half-day IPE course. Design or MethodologyThe Interprofessional Team Training Day (ITTD) trained first year…
Innovative Approach Toward Interprofessional Team Training: Half Day Mixed-pedagogy Program for 1,200 Students
Background/Aims The Interprofessional Team Training (ITT) Planning Team was challenged with meeting the accreditation requirement for interprofessional education for three health sciences schools. Our task was to train students from the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and School of Public Health. This included 7 preclinical disciplines from Anesthesiologist Assistant (AA), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Genetic Counselor (GC), Physician Assistant (PA), and Public Health (PH) programs. We will describe the leadership…