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respiratory care and athletic training

Asthmatic Athlete Scenario Respiratory Care and Athletic Training Students

Interprofessional Education Teaching Grant


To support the development and implementation of Interprofessional Education Learning Activities (LA) within the COHS.

Teaching Grant Application Process

Pre-Application Phase

  • Faculty Team will need to complete an IPE faculty development module from Arizona State University, Center for Advancing Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research. follow link for module here: Core Interprofessional eLearning Module link

Step 1: Application (Learning Activity Development)

In your application please address the following statements:

  • Identify two or more disciplines/programs that will participate in this LA.
  • Identify Faculty Team involved in the LA (include contact information).
  • Identify specific courses (if applicable) and semester/date in which the LA will take place.
  • Provide information of when and where the LA will take place (e.g. syllabi or announcement).
  • Describe the necessary resources or funding needed to accomplish the LA. (e.g. simulation time, manikin usage, equipment expenses etc.)
  • Describe the LA goals/objectives including matched IPE Core Competencies (see below).
  • Describe the overall LA methodology (e.g. case-study, simulation scenario, white page development, patient-client advocacy activity, OSCE, laboratory experience, mock scenario).
  • Provide a brief description of the student interaction and roles in the LA (e.g. case study or simulation narrative).
  • Submit 3 student questions to evaluate the effectiveness of the LA.
  • Submit related course syllabi for LA.

LAs should be matched or linked to 1 or more of the following IPE Collaborative Core Competencies:

  • Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice: Work with individuals of other professions to maintain a climate of mutual respect and shared values.
  • Roles/Responsibilities: Use the knowledge of one’s own role and those of other professions to appropriately assess and address the health care needs of patients and to promote and advance the health of populations.
  • Interprofessional Communication: Communicate with patients, families, communities, and professionals in health and other fields in a responsive and responsible manner that supports a team approach to the promotion and maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease.
  • Teams and Teamwork: Apply relationship-building values and the principles of team dynamics to perform effectively in different team roles to plan, deliver, and evaluate patient/population-centered care and population health programs and policies that are safe, timely, efficient, effective, and equitable.

Submission: Please submit application and including course syllabi (if applicable) in a PDF document by September 14th to

Step 2: Application Review and Decision

  • Based on IPE Committee review, Faculty Team will notified by email letter indicating approval, re-submission or denial information.

If approved for funding, the faculty team will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Faculty Team will demonstrate basic IPE knowledge and understanding via completing a knowledge quiz based on the Core Interprofessional eLearning Module (ASU). Core Interprofessional eLearning Module link
  • Faculty Team will provide information for type of funding disbursement (i.e. local academic account or faculty stipend pay).

Step 3: Follow-UP Evaluations

  • Faculty Team will submit student participation contact information document including student email to IPECOHS  for distribution of IPE LA Evaluation Survey (survey will be developed and conducted by IPE Committee).
  • Faculty Team provides feedback summary of the overall effectiveness of LA to IPECOHS.

Additional Information


Up to $800.00 stipend will be awarded per LA (Faculty Team). Four stipends are available for the academic year (funding is subject to final COHS approval).


Please submit application (Step 1) in a PDF document to

IPE Committee will begin reviewing applications for IPE Teaching Grants starting September 14th, 2018.

*Application requirements are subject to change.

Teaching Grants Awarded


Topic: “Encouraging Multi-dimensional Wellness Promotion among Health Science Professionals”

Student Groups: Social Work and Nursing

Recipients:  James Beauchemin PhD, LCSW and Rachel Finnell MSN, RN


Topic: “Asthmatic Athlete”

Student Groups: Respiratory Care and Athletic Training

Recipients:  Samantha Davis MS, RRT-NPS and Phil Ford PhD, LAT, ATC, PES, CES


Topic: “Anatomy Lesson”

Student Groups: Kinesiology and Health Sciences (LLC)

Recipients:  Caile Spear PhD, MCHES, FAAHE and Stephanie Hall PhD


Topic: “Business of Health Care”

Student Groups: Nursing and Business

Recipients:  Renee Walters PhD, RN, CCRN, FNP-BC and Shelle Poole PhD