Nancy Krusen, PhD, OTR/L
Program Director
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Dr. Krusen is founding program director for a developing clinical doctorate program within the Division of Occupational Therapy Education at University of Nebraska Medical Center in the US. She received her PhD in occupational therapy from Texas Woman’s University. Her research interests include teaching and learning, qualitative methods of inquiry, and constructs of the Occupational Adaptation theoretical frame of reference. She currently serves in national organizations for accreditation and occupational therapy academic education, as well as the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Purpose: The purpose of the session is to optimize course development through a multifaceted interprofessional approach. Authors responded to a call for proposals related to global curricular engagement in higher education, receiving a grant for course development and delivery. The authors designed a course addressing interprofessional global health competencies. Authors defined the term interprofessional broadly, proposing a big tent encompassing many professions that are internal and external to healthcare. Objectives: Participants will identify Consortium of Universities for Global Health…