Ashley Reed, PhD, ATC
Associate Professor, Clinical Education Coordinator for Masters' Athletic Training Program
Wayne State University
Ashley Reed, PhD, ATC is an associate professor within the Wayne State University Athletic Training Program which earned initial accreditation in 2020. She has over 13 years of experience teaching in higher education and has served as clinical education coordinator for 9 years. In addition, Dr. Reed spearheads the Wayne State’s University Interprofessional Team Visit which brings students from various disciplines together to collaborate and provide multidisciplinary patient care in the community through telemedicine. Dr. Reed’s areas of expertise and research include: curriculum and instruction, student engagement, preceptor/student relationship, and clinical education instruction and assessment.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: Participation in interprofessional education (IPE) during formal education is necessary to properly prepare students to collaborate with various disciplines in their clinical practice. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated room capacity restrictions and social distancing recommendations have made it challenging for educators and institutions to continue the implementation of IPE activities. The safety of students and patients/clients is necessary when providing IPE opportunities in our current pandemic climate. Therefore, telehealth modality was implemented to…
Background: In response to COVID-19, regulations governing Telehealth were relaxed providing new opportunities for patient care delivery. Training students to deliver Telehealth became essential. We developed an interprofessional curriculum to deliver Telehealth education with a focus on recognizing and addressing health disparities. Methodology: The curriculum was delivered through asynchronous modules, a synchronous virtual orientation, and a Telehealth simulation. Students were assigned in interprofessional teams of 3-5 disciplines. Prior to orientation each student received a case to…