Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
at Washington University Medical Campus

Standardized Patient Team Experience

This session is a hands-on experience with multiple healthcare professions (medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, pharmacy and physical therapy). Students practice novel ways a healthcare team might function in order to effectively and efficiently care for a hospitalized patient/client. IPE student teams determine how to work together to take a history and physical and develop a care plan for a standardized patient; the experience is then debriefed by an IPE faculty team. The goal for this session is to develop an integrated, interprofessional treatment plan that reflects the roles and strengths of each member of the care team as well as the needs of the patient. This experience initiated in 2009 with medicine and nursing students and has since been expanded and adapted based on feedback from participants and the curriculum team. Further development and placement of this experience will be informed by the integrated, longitudinal interprofessional curriculum being developed by the Curriculum and Assessment Committee.

Membership:

Teri Boyd, EDD, MSN, RN, Goldfarb School of Nursing

Stephanie Crist, Pharm.D., BCACP, CGP, St. Louis College of Pharmacy

Heather Hageman, MBA, Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education

Dehra Harris, MD, MD Program, Washington University School of Medicine

Angela McConachie, DNP, RN, FNP-C, Goldfarb School of Nursing

Monica Perlmutter, OTD, OTR/L, Program in Occupational Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine

Jamie Pitt, Office of Education, Washington University School of Medicine

Judith Smith, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC, Goldfarb School of Nursing

Jennifer Stith, PT, PhD, LCSW, Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine

Susan Tucker, MSOT, OTR/L, ATP, Program in Occupational Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine