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IPE IP Interprofessional REACH

University of Colorado Denver
 

IPE Programs


IPE Day Orientation - Phase I

This is a one-day experience where students are introduced to the introprofessional team they will work with for two years and the key concepts of teamwork and interprofessionalism that they will apply over the course of their Interprofessional Education and Development coursework in coming semesters.

Interprofessional Education & Development (IPED) - Phase I Cont.

The Interprofessional Education and Development (IPED) course is a two semester course required of health professions students from the anesthesiology, dental, medical, MPH,  nursing, and pharmacy, physical therapy, and physician assistant programs on the Anschutz Medical Campus. It has developed from our long-standing Ethics in the Health Professions’ course and recent experiences with interprofessional education through the Josiah Macy Jr. funded REACH initiative. The course is longitudinal and takes place over eight sessions in the spring of year 1 and eight sessions in the fall of year 2. Sessions are 2 hours in length, involve active learning teams using a team-based learning (TBL) method and are preceded by (1 hour of work. Both learners and teams are assessed and the course is pass/fail. 

Clinical Transformations (CT) - Phase II

The Clinical Transformations​ is a 4-hour learning experience conducted at the CAPE (Center for AdvancingProfessional Excellence) and will be a collaborative simulation in health care mimicking real life scenarios in a learning, structured and safe environment. The CAPE team will be utilizing TeamSTEPPS to improve team communication skills. TeamSTEPPS stands for: Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance andPatient Safety which is a teamwork system designed specifically for health care professionals.TeamSTEPPS is an evidence-based program which optimizes performance among teams of healthcare professionals, enabling them to respond quickly and effectively to whatever situations arise.


Clinical Rotations (CR) - Phase III

All health professions students will have a meaningful educational experience in a clinical setting where they explore indepth clinical care or practice improvement from an interprofessionla perspective.


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