Nicholas Hudak, PhD, MPA, MSEd, PA-C
Assistant Director, Associate Professor
Duke University
Center for Interprofessional Education and Care
Dr. Nicholas Hudak is an associate professor in the Duke University School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, a faculty member in the Division of PA Studies, and an Assistant Director in the Duke Center of Interprofessional Education and Care. Dr. Hudak earned his PhD in educational leadership, policy, and human development from North Carolina State University. He has authored/co-authored 18 peer-reviewed articles, including on interprofessional education, and has several research-related achievements in PA education.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Lightning Talk Description: We will discuss the development and implementation of a virtual, asynchronous, modular “Clinical Essentials of Telehealth” curriculum pilot designed for interprofessional health education students. Its current iteration includes eight modules focused on teaching the logistics of performing a telehealth visit and performing a systems-based virtual assessment. Existing modules include: A Practical Approach to Performing a Telehealth Visit: Pearls and Pitfalls, General Assessment, Head and Neck Assessment, Cardiopulmonary Assessment, Musculoskeletal Assessment-…
Background: Physician Assistant (PA) education must ensure new graduates acquire collaborative practice skills. In our program, extant student performance evaluations for supervised clinical experiences have had one item related to collaborative practice skills. Our faculty identified one item was not sufficient to verify student acquisition specific collaborative practice skills. This lightning talk will describe our program's approach to address this deficiency and the outcomes of the pilot curriculum innovation. The purpose of this curriculum improvement project was to better measure…