Kate Hickert, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist
JMS Burn and Wound Center - Doctors Hospital
Kate first became interested in interprofessional education while in the MSOT Program at UNC Chapel Hill. Kate now strives to incorporate interprofessional principles working as an occupational therapist in the JMS Burn and Wound Center. Kate believes the key to ensuring interprofessional practice is beginning with early interprofessional education, leading to better understanding of dynamic roles between professional students, and, eventually, better care for patients.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Winner of the 2022 Interprofessional Student Achievement Award Background: CO-TEACH is a compact telehealth curriculum delivered to 36 interprofessional students across ten health professions from Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 2020-21 academic year. Student leaders and faculty collaborators from both universities partnered to create this novel curriculum. Course objectives included conducting effective, multidisciplinary telehealth consultations and recognizing issues of access and equity in telehealth utilization. Many CO-TEACH students…