Stacy Carmel, PT, DPT, EdD
Director of Clinical Education
Regis University
Dr. Carmel has 14 years in physical therapy practice and earned her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Mississippi Medical Center, post-professional Doctor of Physical Therapy from Western University, her Doctorate in Education from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. As the Director of Clinical Education at Regis University, Dr. Carmel seeks to maximize the student’s clinical education opportunities and experiences. Dr. Carmel is APTA Level I and Level II Credentialed clinical instructor. As a member of the APTA, and a recent chair of the CO CE SIG, Dr. Carmel seeks to expand excellence in clinical education.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Interprofessional education is an essential component of every health care professional’s training.1 Since 2016 when the Commission of Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) added interprofessional education to required elements in Physical Education, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students have been training in this to contribute their own profession’s specialized knowledge as well as be a part of a team that ultimately improves patient outcomes.2 The Interprofessional Professionalism Assessment (IPA)3 has been a tool used to assess DPT students’ competence in this area. Gaps…