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UMB IPE Day Imparts Teamwork Across Disciplines

April 12, 2019

IPE Day 2019 Group Photo

Center for IPE director Jane M. Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of UMSON, led a debriefing in which students were asked to comment on how they had been able “to learn with, from, and about one another.” She also helped field a question about acronyms, or “mumbo-jumbo,” which a good team member is urged to avoid.

“ADLs are activities of daily living,” said Kirschling, giving examples such as showering in the morning and fixing lunch. And a CNL, she explained later, is a student with a university degree in a non-nursing field who is earning a Master of Science in Nursing in UMSON’s Clinical Nurse Leader program.

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