MarySue Ingman, PT, DSc
Assistant Director of Clinical Education, Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
St. Catherine University

MarySue Ingman, PT, DSc is an Associate Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at St Catherine University. Her physical therapy Bachelor’s Degree as well as her Master of Science Degree are from the University of Minnesota. She received her Doctor of Science degree in Health Promotion and Wellness from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. She completed her Health and Wellness Coach training through Wellcoaches®. Her research interests include the role of physical therapists in health promotion in clinical practice. She has taught regionally and nationally in the area of physical therapists' roles in health promotion and wellness.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

This interactive seminar will address optimizing the interprofessional clinical learning environment, and clinical practice, through the principles of improvisational theatre. The skills utilized by improvisational actors demonstrate their ability to accept uncertainty and ambiguity. Health care providers require these same skills to effectively practice in an intrinsically unpredictable environment. Improvisational actors count on their fellow actors to expand on ideas as they create a scene on stage. They listen carefully while observing body language, paying attention not only to the words…