Erin Mastin
Program Manager, School of Interprofessional Education
University of Toledo
Erin Mastin has been the Program Manager for the School of Interprofessional Education at the University of Toledo since July 2019. She effectively oversees and manages the first-year experience, a 2-semester IPE program required for over 650 students from 11 healthcare programs. She also manages the multiple faculty representatives and facilitators from each program. She is involved with the development and implementation of new ways to improve the first-year experience and assists with growing IPE longitudinally throughout the curricula of the other programs. She is an active member of various interprofessional organizations and consistently attends relevant conferences, meetings, and forums.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Interprofessional patient simulations enable students to learn with, from, and about each other while working together in a safe environment. Research indicates simulation experiences provide an opportunity for students to communicate effectively, apply professional roles, and increase their competency in patient care. Further, the ability to apply IPEC Core Competencies (CCs) in a simulated clinical setting prepares students for collaborative practice. Ultimately, the perspectives of students from multiple healthcare professions enable the team to focus on what matters most, the…