Tracy Cleveland, EdD, MS, PA-C
University of South Dakota
Dr. Cleveland earned her MS in Physician Assistant Studies from Southwest Missouri State University (now Missouri State University) and EdD from the University of Missouri in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. Her clinical practice experience inludes both family medicine and orthopedic surgery. She is currently a Professor and Academic Coordinator for the University of South Dakota Physician Assistant Studies Program.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Complexity of the healthcare system continues to grow, in part due to the multifaceted approaches among various health professionals, the need for preventative and health management efforts, and an increased emphasis on clinical and community-based services. Breakdown in communication can have negative implications on health outcomes. The public seeks highly coordinated and effective healthcare teams who communicate to provide the best possible outcomes responsive to critical health issues. Interprofessional education (IPE) experiences, as described in this session, help ensure health…
Background: In this synchronous learning activity students from 6 professions in the SHS at a university in the Upper Midwest were asked to devise a mitigation strategy for a SARS-COV-2 outbreak. Due to policy restrictions, this Interprofessional team activity had to be delivered remotely. Problem Statement: In order to minimize morbidity and mortality as well as social and economic impacts of SARS-COV-2/COVID-19, students working as interprofessional teams in the USD SHS were asked to devise a community mitigation strategy. Aims: 1. Work as a healthcare team that interacts remotely to…