Research and Scholarship
- Clinical Education
- Geriatric Physical Therapy
- Interprofessional Education and Simulated Healthcare Education
Brooks MJ, Holm SE, Thomas S, Rich AJ. (2017). Addressing Opioid Misuse and Abuse through Interprofessional Engagement and Education. The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. 16(1), Article 9.
Thomas SM. (2017). Defensible Documentation. Advanced Competency in Home Health. APTA Home Health Section. http://www.homehealthsection.org/?page=AdvCompetencyHH
Thomas SM. (2016). Interprofessional Learning in the Workplace: A Mixed Methods Approach in Physical Therapy Clinical Education [dissertation] Omaha: Creighton University.
Thomas, S & Myers K. Challenges to Acute care Clinical Education and Beyond. Colorado Acute Care and Rehab Special Interest Group with Clinical Education Forum. Denver, Colorado. January (22,) 2015.
Rich, AJ, Thomas, SM. Promoting Change in Perceptions of the Interprofessional Healthcare Team for the DPT Student through Engagement and Education about the Opioid Crisis. To be presented at the American Physical Therapy Association NEXT conference, Orlando, FL. June, 2018.
Thomas, SM. Interprofessional Education during Clinical Internships. Northwest Intermountain Conference. Nov 2017.
Brooks MJ, Holm SE, Thomas SM, Rich AJ. Addressing Opioid Misuse and Abuse through Interdisciplinary Intervention. Health, Wellness & Society International Conference. October 2017.
Davis, AM, Thomas, SM, Myers, K, Bilyeu C. Inter-University Exploration of the Collaborative Model in Physical Therapy Clinical Education: the Impact on the Clinical Instructor Experience. Educational Leadership Conference. June 2017.
Thomas, SM. Catalysts for and detractors from interprofessional learning during physical therapy internships. Educational Leadership Conference. June 2017.
Thomas SM, Brooks MJ, Holm SE, Rich A. Utilizing Interprofessional Engagement to Address Opioid Misuse and Abuse. Presented at the National Academies of Practice. Philadelphia, PA. March, 2016.