Lawrence Ramiscal, PT, DPT
Assistant Professor
Augusta University
Lawrence Ramiscal, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, COMT, FAAOMPT is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedics and Musculoskeletal content at Augusta University, Department of Physical Therapy in Augusta, GA. He earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA with a specialty track in Orthopedics. He is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist and Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. He has more than 20 years of outpatient orthopedic clinical experience in which 11 years as owner of a successful private practice. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Applied Health Science at Augusta University.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: Interprofessional education (IPE) is getting its long due attention in being included and even mandated in health care education curricula such as physical therapy. Researchers have investigated the usefulness of IPE in their respective health care fields. One commonly used IPE survey is the Curran’s Attitudes Towards Interprofessional Education (CATIE). It comprises 29 Likert-scale items divided into three sections. The most common reason for not completing the survey or complaint among respondents is that the survey is lengthy. Here we analyzed the items in the survey for…