Sarah Blaylock, Ph.D., OTR/L
Dr. Blaylock received her Master’s in Occupational Therapy and PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Jacksonville University. Her research interests include interprofessional education, low vision rehabilitation, and improving health literacy among older adults.
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…