Stacy Carmel, PT, DPT, EdD-C
Assistant Professor, School of Physical Therapy
Regis University
Dr. Carmel has more than 14 years in full-time physical therapy practice and seven years teaching in physical therapy higher education. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 1997 and completed her post-professional Doctor of Physical Therapy from Western University in California in 2010. Dr. Carmel is presently a candidate for her Doctorate in Education from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in Florida. _x000D_ The many areas in which Dr. Carmel has experience instructing students in clinical settings include out-patient orthopedics, wound intervention, inpatient oncology, and acute care practice. Dr. Carmel has a significant interest in physical therapy clinical education. In addition to educating students in the clinical setting, Dr. Carmel spent six years instructing PTA students and now teaches and facilitates clinical educational learning experiences for DPT students. _x000D_ Dr. Carmel is APTA Level I and Level II Credentialed clinical instructor. As a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and as the chair of the Colorado Clinical Education Special Interest Group, Dr. Carmel seeks to expand excellence in clinical education.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: Current research suggests that students within healthcare education often lack understanding of the roles and responsibilities of other healthcare practitioners and have limited interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP).1 Students from programs that do incorporate interprofessional education (IPE) tend to lose their interprofessional values once they leave the classroom.2 This research aims to determine how other health care providers assess DPT students’ ability to work interprofessionally in different settings using the Interprofessional Professionalism Assessment (IPA).…