Tanya Shaw, M Ed in Curriculum and Instruction
Education Program Support
Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
Ms. Shaw is the Education Program Assistant for the Penn State College of Medicine’s Office for Inter-professional Collaborative Education and Teamwork. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She has over ten years of experience in developing curriculum, learning objectives and tracking student outcomes in an educational setting. She is an integral team member in all IPE initiatives at our institution.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Small groups of IP learners (completing clerkship/clinical/field experiences) participate in monthly student-run care conferences discussing Neurology Intensive Care Unit patients. Learners formulate priority lists, ask clarifying questions, and discuss profession-specific perspectives to determine additional information and interventions necessary for successful discharge. Immediately following the care conference, students provide feedback regarding what was learned and indicate one behavioral change they commit to immediately implement to improve collaborative practice during clinical…