Kae Livsey, PhD, MPH, RN
Associate Director
Western Carolina University
Dr. Livsey’s teaching expertise includes creating and developing community based learning experiences nursing students with particular emphasis on use of community based service learning experiences, innovative simulations and working with underserved populations. She has special expertise in program performance and is currently has serving as PI on a four year NEPQR grants focused on preparing RNs for practice in primary care settings, including a novel post BSN RN residency program. As Director of Community Relations and Scholarship for the WCU School of Nursing, she is heavily engaged with regional partners to support high impact learning experiences and regional service engagement.

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…