Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

Winter 1-2019


Interprofessional education has become a significant focus across healthcare disciplines noting the benefits that can be achieved through improving patient outcomes, increasing awareness for potential referral to other providers, and fostering collaboration.

The integration of simulation into established OT and PT curriculum was a less daunting task by using the backward design process. Continued growth and the addition of Speech Therapy, Nursing, and Physician’s Assistant programs will further necessitate use of backward design to integrate meaningful multidisciplinary activities for students.


Poster presented at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting in January 2019 in Washington DC.