Mark Fisher, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
University of Oklahoma College of Nursing
Mark J. Fisher, PhD, RN is an Assistant Professor in the Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing with the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He received Bachelor’s degrees in management and nursing, a Master’s degree, and a PhD in Nursing Science. He has more than 18 years experience in didactics and clinical settings with students in Nursing, Allied Health, and Public Health. As an OKLEND intern, he worked with a dynamic team of parents, self-advocates, and pre-service professionals who shape his work today: collaborating with parent advocates to co-design genuine family-centered research projects and education activities.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Themes addressed: (themes 1, 2, & 3) When patient and families are engaged members of interprofessional health care teams, an elevated level of interprofessional clinical care is possible. To train healthcare professionals who are able to engage patients and families in patient-centered and family-centered health care teams, patient-family-caregivers must be partners in pre-service education (Theme 1). Simulated patient care experiences provide pre-service learners with safe and practical methods to gain knowledge, skills, and helpful attitudes toward patients-families-caregivers (Theme 3…