Lana Sargent, M.S.N., RN, FNP-C, GNP-BC, clinical instructor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, was part of the panel of interprofessional judges (medicine, nursing, health administration and social work) who reviewed six interprofessional team presentations at the recent VCU Interprofessional Case Competition. A VCU Nursing student was part of the team that won the CLARION case competition. Courtney Justice of the VCU School of Nursing, along with teammates David Aguero of the School of Pharmacy, Parth Modi of the School of Medicine and Nikhil Singal of the School of Allied Health, will advance to the National Interprofessional Case Competition April 19-20 in Minneapolis, Mn.  The team will present along with nine other schools for the chance to win the Premier Richard Norling Scholarship Award. CLARION is a student organization dedicated to improving health care through interprofessional collaboration, enabling students to achieve a 360-degree perspective on patient safety in today’s health care system and how it might be improved. The CLARION Interprofessional case competition is an opportunity for students to develop a clinical and operational knowledge base while encouraging communication among disciplines.


Pictured left to right are  Nikhil Singal, David Aguero, Courtney Justice and Parth Modi.

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