Collaboration across the colleges: Healthcare Theatre maximizes interprofessional partnerships

Universities get an inside look into the University of Delaware’s one-of-a-kind Healthcare Theatre Program in a recent article published in Clinical Simulation in Nursing. Capitalizing on the talent in the Department of Theatre, the program puts healthcare students and outside professionals into simulated “scenarios,” which teach everything from delivering bad news to culturally competent care.

With invaluable feedback from the patients’ perspective, this pedagogical tool has proven extremely effective in teaching patient care as well as how to handle difficult situations. Rave reviews across campus gave the University of Delaware authors the impetus to write the article. Read more

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