School for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (IPE)

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IPE Program Curriculum

Interprofessional Patient Care

Interprofessional Aprroach to Patient Care (IPE) is a semester long module that has been designed to provide a variety of interprofessional learning activities and educational experiences. Students are assigned to interprofessional teams and have the opportunity to collaborate with students from other health care professions.

Interactive interprofessional sessions including clinical skills training, small group (team) work, interprofessional simulations in the Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center, standardized patient interviews, and interprofessional case- based scenarios and discussions.

Topics Covered
  • Team formation 
  • Vital Signs
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Interviewing & Interprofessional Communication
  • Interprofessional Care Planning
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Patient Safety 



Spring Semester

The spring semester offers various interprofessional activities for students to participate in including:

  • Interprofessional Simulation
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Emergent Evacuation
  • Patient Interviewing
  • Patient Safety
  • Human Trafficking
Last Updated: 6/28/17