Jill Forcina, PhD, RN, CNE, CNL, OCN
Associate Director of Continuing Professional Development, Interprofessional Education, and Nursing
North Carolina Area Health Education Center
Jill Forcina is the Associate Director of Continuing Professional Development, Interprofessional Education, and Nursing at the NC Area Health Education Centers (NC AHEC) Program. Dr. Forcina is PhD- prepared nurse, a Clinical Nurse Leader, and a Certified Nurse Educator. She also serves as Chair of the NC Interprofessional Leaders Collaborative.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The purpose of this lightning talk is to discuss the need for statewide interprofessional education to improve team based health care delivery, facilitate partnership across the health professional schools, strengthen the relationship between state health professions educators and the North Carolina (NC) AHEC program; and share best practices and lessons learned from efforts to be inclusive, gain buy-in, develop structure, and preserve momentum for advancing IPE. With approximately 60 health professions programs in NC and increasing initiatives to incorporate interprofessional training into…