Jeff LeBrun, MSc Nursing Candidate
Jeff LeBrun is a Research Coordinator with Dalhousie University’s School of Nursing and a Registered Nurse at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is a graduate student at Dalhousie University. His research is focused on interprofessional collaboration.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Escaping Stereotypes: An Escape Room Experience of Challenging Stereotypes to Advance Interprofessional Collaboration
Effective interprofessional teamwork and collaboration are essential to optimize quality and safety of care provision and health outcomes. Evidence suggests even before entering professional programs, students form stereotypical impressions of professional groups, which can set them in opposition to one another. An educational escape room experience was created based on the authors’ research which showed students interested in health professional careers are often socialized to consider the contributions of one profession over others at an early stage of career consideration. This perpetuates…