Jill Forcina, PhD, RN, CNE, CNL
Director of Education
North Carolina Area Health Education Center
Jill Forcina is the Director of Education and Nursing at the North Carolina (NC) Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program, overseeing the student services and continuing professional development service lines. She is a PhD-prepared nurse with a clinical background in oncology and end-of-life care. She is a Certified Nurse Educator and Chair of the NC Interprofessional Leaders Collaborative.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Lightning Talk Description: Training in interprofessional collaboration and leadership skills in health professions education has been inconsistent, thus leading to poor collaboration and communication in clinical settings which can translate to poor patient outcomes. Health care is delivered in a team-based format, necessitating that health professions students receive quality, team-based training. This lightning talk will focus on the implementation and outcomes of an interprofessional simulation, IPE Peak Performance, aimed at improving collaborative practice and leadership skills among…