Constance Swenty, DNP, RN, CWON
Interim Dean, College of Nursing and Health Professions
University of Southern Indiana
Dr. Swenty is interim dean for the College of Nursing and Health Professions at the University of Southern Indiana. Dr. Swenty served as the director of a HRSA NEPQR grant - Interprofessional Collaborative Practice. She led faculty to implement IPE student teams in primary care clinics and VA clinics. Dr. Swenty has participated in various interprofessional activities including implementation of medical records across disciplines; implementation of healthcare student teams in primary care; and teams to support patient transition of care. Her scholarship focus is wound care and leadership.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Interprofessional faculty peer mentoring fosters learning together in the nexus to address what matters most to advance and sustain interprofessional practice and education (IPE). Formal and informal programs utilizing faculty or expert patients as mentors exist for interprofessional students, residents, and fellows and intraprofessional pre-/post-doctoral students, early career faculty, and clinical and translational research learners. Few opportunities exist for health and health-related professions faculty to receive formal mentoring across rank and experience levels to advance and sustain…