The third component of the IPE experience at CU also occurs at different times for each student dependent on the needs of their program and their clinical placements.
This component involves:
Multiple settings including: hospitals, clinics, dental clinics, home visits, transitions in care, palliative care, special needs, etc.
CU IPE Open Campus Program- One
Book One Campus
The mental health theme is relevant to all
health professionals. Though the book does not primarily emphasize
Interprofessional collaboration, it highlights the power of supportive environment
and should be a good stepping off point for a number of related activities and
discussions. In addition there will be a number of other Interprofessional
events this fall that will highlight mental health issues and health care
The CU Center for Interprofessional Practice
and Education in partnership with your programs and many campus entities has
launched ‘One Book One Campus’ at
AMC. We have selected An
Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison. It is a
well written first-hand account of bipolar illness written by a psychologist. The
book is relatively short and a quick read. This initiative is one offering of
the CU IPE Open Campus Program.
Book One Campus initiative will be optional during this pilot year. Our
efforts will primarily target students across programs but all members
of the AMC community should be invited to read the book and encouraged to
Upcoming CU IPE Open
Campus Program activities with capacity for additional participants
In person on
Wednesday October 18, 2017 (11:45am – 1:15pm) in the Education 2 South - L28-2306 room. Facilitated by Lilian Hoffecker from the AMC Health Sciences Library and
Abbie Beacham from the Department of Psychiatry (Pizza will be provided.) Sign
up for the October, 18th
Online facilitated by Christi
Piper from the AMC Health Sciences Library to be launched in October.
This will mirror questions and discussion from the in person book club for anyone
who wants to participate online. Enroll
(For additional readings and related content go to http://hslibrary.ucdenver.edu/oboc)
Virtual Reality Experience: October 11, 2017 (8:00am - 3:00pm) 1-hour sessions include three simulations;
relax with the mindfulness and meditation experience of Tai Chi, go
on a microscopic adventure through the human body, and get an inside
look at pain distraction through VR immersion that can reduce the
need for opioid medication in painful procedures followed by a
brief discussion on the potential impact VR could have on health
care. In AMC
Health Sciences Library Reading Room. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084ba9ab23a6fb6-virtual.
Author Kay Redfield Jamison visit to
campus in Spring 2018, details TBA
Don't forget! (1st
year IPE students)
Complete your post-activity
evaluation (see CI-1 module for instructions on IPE Home 2017 in
CANVAS). Use the custom menu item option to evaluate new menu items
recently added and any create-your-own options.