Gina Baugh, PharmD
Director of Interprofessional Education
West Virginia University
Gina M. Baugh, PharmD is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and the Director of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences at West Virginia University (WVU) School of Pharmacy and the Director of Interprofessional Education (IPE) for the WVU Health Sciences Center (HSC). As the Director of IPE, Dr. Baugh oversees the IPE efforts in the didactic, simulation, and clinical practice settings for all health professional students at the HSC. Her work in IPE has become the primary focus of her service and scholarship efforts, and she has been part of numerous funded grants and presentations in this area.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine has become a powerful tool in maintaining patient access to healthcare without the increased risks of an in-person visit. In order to prepare health care learners to this new type of patient encounter, an interprofessional educational opportunity was created using a model of an "IPE Huddle" and participation in a telemedicine based transitions of care clinic with focus on improved post-hospitalization outcomes. Teams of learners meet monthly for an "IPE Huddle" on-site at the University Health System's Transition of Care Clinic. During…
Objectives(1) Describe an interprofessional clinical practice experience in the transitions of care clinic setting (2) Discuss the outcomes from a clinical interprofessional experienceMethodology Interprofessional faculty members from dentistry, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, and physician assistant programs took part in an innovation challenge to create an interprofessional clinical practice activity from an existing simulation experience. Students from these disciplines had been participating in the InterDisciplinary Education Apartment Simulation (…