Cassandra Moffitt, MSN, RN, CDCES, PhD(c)
Clinical Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University College of Nursing
Cassandra Moffitt, MSN, RN, CDCES, PhD (c), is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Texas A&M University College of Nursing on the Round Rock campus. Her primary areas of practice are pediatrics and diabetes education. She promotes interprofessional education (IPE) as a TeamSTEPPS master trainer and also through teaching in the Patient Safety and Quality and Professional Issues courses. She received her Bachelor of Science from Texas Woman’s University, her master’s degree in nursing education from The University of Texas at Tyler, and is currently a PhD candidate in nursing at The University of Texas at Tyler.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice is addressed less frequently in the published literature than the other IPEC Core Competencies of Roles and Responsibilities, Interprofessional Communication, and Teams and Teamwork. This may reflect a dearth of efforts to fully integrate this competency into interprofessional curricula. Such a deficiency is problematic in that managing complex ethical situations while maintaining mutual respect and common values is a substantial challenge, particularly across professions. To address this, an interprofessional team from medicine, nursing, pharmacy…