Kathryn Sabo, MS, RN
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Kathy Sabo joined the MGH Institute School of Nursing faculty in 2006. She has taught clinical practicums in acute care and community health, the didactic portion of the Community Health course and coordinated the preceptorship experience for the prelincensure program. Currently, she teaches clinical practicums at the Ruth Sleeper Nursing Center, partnering with the National Parks Service of Boston in developing a work wellness program. Sabo engages in interprofessional activities at the Impact PracticeCenter, such as the faculty lead for the Client Wellness Group. Research interests include health promotion in older adults with chronic illness and nursing education.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: The Dr. Charles A. and Ann Sanders Impact Practice Center (IPC) at MGH Institute of Health Professions bringstogether students from across health professions to learn and practice in teams and to deliver essential free care to the community. TheIPC affords students interprofessional clinical practice experiences that engage clients with aphasia due to a stroke in healthmaintenance strategies. Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability in the US and more than 795,000 people in the US suffer astroke every year. Stroke survivors live with many co-morbidities and the stroke…
The IMPACT Practice Center (IPC), a pro bono clinic with five uniprofessional centers providing student clinical experiences, operates with a collaborative goal of integrating interprofessional education in an evolving collaborative practice environment. The IPC opened in the Fall of 2017 with each center moving its clinical activities to a new shared space and modified its organizational structure in 2019 adding a part-time IPC Director to the existing Directors of the five uniprofessional centers and Practice Manager. This structure created an interprofessional leadership model that…