PA and TCOM students collaborate in interprofessional education training

January 18, 2024 • SHP News

Sim Lab 2198In one room, a patient was suffering from hypovolemic shock due to her ectopic pregnancy. In another, a patient was dealing with cholangitis — an infection of the biliary system. In both cases, a group of physician assistant and medical students from The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth diagnosed and treated the ailing patients during a recent interprofessional education, or IPE, exercise at the university’s regional simulation center.

The training was hosted by the School of Health Profession’s Physician Assistant Studies Program and the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Students from both schools worked in teams to assess their patients in these real-world scenarios.

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