Anne Mitchell, PHD ANP-BC FGSA
Assistant Professor
Thomas Jefferson University
Anne Bradley Mitchell PhD, CRNP, FGSA is a nurse practitioner and undergraduate educator at the College of Nursing at Thomas Jefferson University, and has been the Co-faculty Lead of the Jefferson Health Mentors Program for the past five years. Dr. Mitchell received her doctorate in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania, her Master's degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from UCLA and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. She is currently pursuing her MPH at Jefferson College of Population Health.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Lightning Talk Description: This presentation describes the development of a virtual reality (VR) case scenario that engages interprofessional student teams in exploring an older adult’s (Ms. K) living environment through an Escape Room to identify the 4Ms of Age-Friendly Health Systems: What Matters, Medication, Mentation and Mobility. An additional component consists of videos illustrating interactions between Ms. K. (portrayed by a simulated patient) and her care team (actual healthcare providers) providing transitional care after a recent hospitalization. The VR case scenario is being…
The 4Ms (What Matters, Medications, Mobility, and Mentation) constitute a framework for caring for older adults advanced by the John A. Hartford Foundation and Institute for Healthcare Improvement to guide healthcare systems to become "Age-Friendly" to meet the needs of an aging population. This framework provides an opportunity to train healthcare students in principles of age-friendly care. The Jefferson Health Mentors Program is a required, experiential, interprofessional program that involves student teams from 11 professions who engage with a Health Mentor—a community dwelling adult with…