Discussions Train Student Focus on Interdisciplinary Approach to Patient Care

Published 11.22.2013

Nursing & Health Sciences
Physician Assistant
Student News

Jessica L. Bower, simulation laboratory coordinator in nursing education, guides a discussion.Health Sciences students and faculty fill Penn’s Inn with discussion groups.The School of Health Sciences hosted an Interdisciplinary Professional Event for students in select courses in its Physician Assistant, Nursing, Radiography, Occupational Therapy Assistant and Fitness Specialist programs Friday. About 150 students participated in two sessions that examined case studies and allowed students from the varying health care disciplines to discuss with one another their unique roles and interactions with the same patient.