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
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.