Renee Broughten, DC, PhD
Professor, Department of Interprofessional Education
St. Catherine University
Renée Broughten, DC, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Interprofessional Education at St. Catherine University. She obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University and her PhD in Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development from the University of Minnesota. Her research explored the impact of trust on the success of collaborations in health care education. Her professional interests include evidence-based practice, interprofessional education, and teamwork.

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…