Debra Bakerjian is an associate adjunct professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. Bakerjian’s teaching and research interests include improving the quality of care for aging populations and enhancing interprofessional team-based care. She is currently the PI for a study on the impact of Music and Memory on older adults with dementia in nursing homes and for a HRSA funded project on interprofessional education and collaborative practice in primary care. Dr. Bakerjian is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the Gerontological Society of America.
This workshop will provide a brief overview of using simulation for education and walk participants through the process of incorporating interprofessional elements into simulation scenarios within their organization. Participants will leave this workshop with a basic framework of how to better incorporate interprofessional practice in simulation.