Robin Harvan, EdD, EdM, (H)NAP, FACE, FIAME
Professor and Director of Health Sciences Programs
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Robin Harvan possesses a 40-year proven record of dedicated leadership, service, and accomplishments directly related to Interprofessional Education, Research and Clinical Practice. She has launched an academic department, centralized office, statewide education network, system-wide education and training directorate, and several national centers devoted to advancing interprofessional health professions education and clinical education. Dr. Harvan currently serves as Professor/Director of Health Sciences Programs and Co-Leader of the Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (CIPE) University-Wide Leadership Team at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She also serves as Harvard/UMass affiliate and Lead Evaluator for the National Center for Integration of Primary Care and Oral Health.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Interprofessional Education Through Standardized Patients (SPs) and Team Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (TOSCEs)
Background: Literature has shown that interprofessional team-based care and standardized patients (SPs) significantly improve students’ retention of knowledge and perceptions compared to other forms of simulation. To enrich student experience and foster student success, the aim of developing this piloted Team Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (TOSCEs) was to design and implement interprofessional, structured clinical encounters and examinations with facilitator, peer, and SP formative feedback.Methods: Five standardized, interprofessional patient-centered cases were written, peer-…