Shannan Grant, PDt MSc PhD
Assistant professor Department of Applied Human Nutrition
Mount Saint Vincent University
Dr. Shannan Grant is a Registered Dietitian with 15 years experience working in clinical, industrial, and community-based settings in practical and research roles. Currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Professional Studies, Department of Applied Human Nutrition, Mount Saint Vincent University, and Affiliate Scientist at IWK Health Centre. Her research program focuses medical nutrition therapy evaluation and development and evaluation of Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Programming for underrepresented groups (e.g. Indigenous, African Nova Scotian, Women).

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Simulation-based education (SBE) has been used to augment and/or partially substitute clinical learning as it provides a controlled setting with natural, realistic, and relevant practice experiences, without risk of injurious patient consequences. Interprofessional SBE (IP-SBE) provides a platform for students to learn about, from, and with one another to develop and practice interprofessional collaborative (IPC) competencies. However, socio-historical hierarchies that are predominant in healthcare cultures often emerge in simulation, negatively impacting interprofessional learning. Creating…