Kate Martens-Stricklett, MS
Program Manager - Center for Interprofessional Practice
Creighton University
Kate Martens Stricklett is the Program Manager for the Center for Interprofessional Practice Education and Research (CIPER). Ms. Martens Stricklett implements the interprofessional IPE Passport to meet accreditation standards across Health Sciences programs with the IPE Passport Co-Directors and other program managers. She manages a section of CIPER’s interprofessional education learning portfolio by facilitating a menu of interprofessional case studies, clinical, community engagement, didactic, health humanities or simulation activities for students and scholarly projects with CIPER faculty facilitators across Creighton University’s Health Professions.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

This presentation aligns with the theme of Centering IPE around people/patient, families, caregivers and communities because it addresses a global health problem that affects people in all walks of life - the opioid epidemic - and seeks to prepare health professions students with an understanding of the complex nature of the opioid use disorder, its impact on individuals, patients, families and the community, and solutions to this crisis in order to improve outcomes. This IPE activity was developed as an interprofessional initiative and engages students in medicine, dental, nursing, EMS, and…