Sharon Muller, RN, BSN
Duke University Hospital
Sharon L Muller, RN, BSN, works as a registered nurse for the Emergency Department at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC. She has 10 years’ experience in emergency and trauma medicine and is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association. For the past four years she has served as RN faculty for the Duke Interprofessional Education Clinic and serves as a preceptor/mentor for new graduate nurses and experienced nurses. In addition, she is the chairperson for the Duke Emergency Department’s Staff Interview Committee, and is an instructor for non-violent crisis intervention.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: The Duke Interprofessional Education (IPE) Experience allows multiple pre-licensure professional programs, including MD, PA, DPT, BSN, and NP, to provide team based care to patients in the emergency department (ED) during weekday evenings. All care is provided with direct MD faculty supervision. Registered nurse (RN) faculty help facilitate patient care, supervise their program’s students, and educate all students in clinic (not just nursing students). Like all clinical faculty that participate in this experience, this position is voluntary but compensated. The RNs are current ED…