Tedra Smith, DNP, CPNP-PC, CNE, CHSE
Assistant Professor/Pediatric Partnerships Program Director
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Dr. Tedra S. Smith is currently an assistant professor at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Her primary teaching responsibilities include coordinating the pediatric primary care courses and simulation experiences. She has been actively involved in simulation with undergraduate and graduate students for the past 8 years. In August 2013 and November 2018, Dr. Smith won the Innovation in Simulation Award for the School of Nursing at UAB. Dr. Smith’s simulation experience includes developing, implementing, and debriefing simulations. She is passionate about increasing interprofessional educational opportunities for nursing students.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

BackgroundInterprofessional team-based training (IPTT) promotes positive attitudes towards working in IP teams and helps to create a “collaborative practice-ready” healthcare workforce. The challenge is to integrate IPTT learning experiences into university-wide clinical courses to cross all four IP collaborative competency sub-domains (IP values/ethics, recognition of roles and responsibilities, effective IP communication and teamwork) while also introducing participants to the concepts of the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH). DesignBuilding on earlier versions of our IPTT activity we…