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Welcome to College of Health Sciences Interprofessional Education

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    Student Debriefing

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    Simulation Learning Activity

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    Client Education Simulation

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    IPE Research Conference

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    Patient Education Simulation

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    Standardized Patient

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    Simulation Learning Activity

  • students with manikin
    Simulation Learning Activity

Interprofessional Education Vision

“Learning about patient and client care together”

To effectively address the changing landscape of health care, the College of Health Sciences is dedicated to educating students with an interprofessional education (IPE) focus.   This is accomplished through understanding current health care issues and creating new solutions through shared leadership, education, service, and scholarship.

Interprofessional Education (IPE) Definitions

“When students from two or more professions learn about, from and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes.”

World Health Organization

“Interprofessional education involves educators and learners from 2 or more health professions and their foundational disciplines who jointly create and foster a collaborative learning environment. The goal of these efforts is to develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes that result in interprofessional team behaviors and competence.  Ideally, interprofessional education is incorporated throughout the entire curriculum in a vertically and horizontally integrated fashion.”

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