Amy Crocker, PT, DPT, OCS, FNAP
Director of Social Accountability and Experiential Learning
University of the Incarnate Word
Amy F. Crocker is the Director of Social Accountability and Experiential Learning and an Associate Professor in the School of Physical Therapy at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. In 2010, she became a Board-Certified Specialist in Orthopedics and is currently pursuing a PhD in Education. She is a member of the Nominating Committee for the National Interprofessional Education Consortium (NIPEC) of the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT), an Ambassador for the National Center, a member of the Texas Interprofessional Education Consortium, and a Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow of the National Academies of Practice.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Best Practices for Creating an Interprofessional Student Run Pro Bono Clinic: Fostering the Development of Master Adaptive Learners
Background To be prepared for the ever-changing healthcare environment, provide safe practice in interprofessional teams, and solve unique and complex problems, healthcare providers need to be adaptive learners prepared for future learning, and develop adaptive expertise.1,2 Adaptive expertise is the ability to solve familiar and unfamiliar problems with flexibility, innovation, and creativity.2,3,4 Health professions educators must be prepared to develop master adaptive learners. Student run pro bono clinics (SRPBC) are an important component of the US healthcare system, providing care for…