Kimberly Lemmons, PT, DPT, NCS, CSRS
Assistant Professor
Wingate University
Kimberly Lemmons, PT, is a Board-Certified specialist of Neurologic Physical Therapy and a Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specalist. She is currenyly the Education Chair of the Neurologic Special Interest Group in the North Carolina chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association. Her scholarly interests include recovery strategies for acute neurologic conditions, functional neurologic disorders in high-level athletes and clinical simulations in educational practices. Dr Lemmons is passionate about bringing her extensive acute care experiences into the academic setting during her faculty postings around the country. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Poster Description: Background: Preparing students in healthcare programs for the complex acute care hospital setting has many challenges including proving competency with high-technology equipment and working within multidisciplinary teams while managing medically-complex patients. Early development of interprofessional competencies is supported by feedback from students and clinicians (Sheldon et al, 2012). Healthcare programs utilize interprofessional education (IPE) to facilitate learning between professionals, prepare students for clinical education, and focus on four core competencies…