Kathleen Beccavin, SPT
student physical therapist
Kathleen Beccavin is a 3rd year doctor of physical therapy student at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. She was the Spanish Service Care Coordinator for the student-managed Interporfessional Care Clinic from 2019-2020 and two-year president of the DPT Class of 2021. Her previous research includes investigating differences in diagnoses between uniprofessional and interprofessional student groups.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background: Interprofessional education (IPE) at our institution extends outside of a typical classroom environment through an annual student-led IP health fair that benefits members of the community who might not have adequate access to health care services. During the health fair, student volunteers from different health professions programs collaborated to provide education regarding common health issues and preventative measures for conditions including hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and balance deficits. The purpose of this quality assurance study was to assess existing…