Amanda Brown, MSN, RN
Director of Interprofessional Education
Chapman Unviersity
Amanda Brown is a Registered Nurse with a clinical background in the Intensive Care Unit. She obtained her BSN from Seattle University and MSN in Nursing Education from New York University. She has experience in the areas of nursing education, quality, and leadership. Amanda has worked in multiple healthcare organizations that involve interprofessional teams and collaboration. She currently is the Director of Interprofessional Education at Chapman University School of Pharmacy. In this role, she spearheads all interprofessional experiences, including interprofessional specific courses, integration of interprofessional education within pharmacy program courses, and interprofessional supplementary/co-curricular experiences.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Interprofessional education (IPE) has established itself as an integral component in the design of many health profession programs. The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) competency domains form the pillars to IPE. Of these domains, there is sparce literature in values/ethics domain, especially on a virtual platform, a platform that academia has heavily utilized since the pandemic. We explored virtual interprofessional collaboration utilizing guided questions and a COVID-19 case discussion to introduce the interprofessional domains of roles/responsibilities and values/ethics, to…
Education through a virtual platform has expanded tremendously during the pandemic. While most of these education activities have centered on didactic learning, the need for an active approach to patient care is essential. We explored using a virtual platform to provide a simulated patient care experience with standardized patients for a total of 146 medical and pharmacy students . Students were assigned to interprofessional teams of four to five students, with at least two students representing each profession on each team. Teams interacted with a standardized patient with aspiration…