Rania Massad, PT, DPT, NCS
Assistant Professor
Nova Southeastern University
Rania Massad received a BA in Biology and History & Sociology of Science from University of Pennsylvania, and her DPT from Nova Southeastern University. She is the coordinator of the NSU Neurologic PT Residency, and a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy and an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor. Her work experience includes clinical and management positions in inpatient rehab. Dr. Massad’s interests include neurological rehabilitation, interprofessional education, and clinical education.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: Interprofessional education and collaborative practice are recognized as means to reduce medical errors, improve quality of care, improve health outcomes, and manage healthcare costs. Multiprofessional colleges lend themselves to creating opportunities for interprofessional education to develop the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) core competencies and satisfy accreditation standards. The aim of this study was to assess whether Interprofessional Education (IPE) activities increase student perception of their competencies and their actual observed competency in…