Mixing it Up: Creating an Interprofessional Education Workshop (Certificate) Series
The intended learning objectives for attendees are:
- Determine a theme that reflects a current cause or initiative at your institution or home state.
- Generate topic ideas related to the theme
- Identify collaborative partners to support the development of the topics
- Discuss strategies to promote the development of interprofessionalism among the student participants.
- Draft an IPE co-curricular event for further development with collaborators.
This seminar session was borne from the development of a co-curricular Interprofessional Education (IPE) Workshop Series related to substance abuse concerns in Indiana and the need to capitalize on educating students on Naloxone administration. The initiative was designed to address opioid addiction and abuse in Indiana by training students who become members of Indiana’s frontline workforce from health, social science, and education professions. In addition, the initiative was to prepare students to use a systems approach to working within and across professions and sectors to recognize and address opioid and substance concerns through prevention, treatment and harm reduction with appropriate referrals and effective pain management.
During this seminar, attendees will learn how the IPE Workshop Series was initially developed, implemented, and is sustained (presently ongoing for 2 years) through collaborative efforts of faculty, community partners, and experts. The facilitators will assist attendees with the process to create a co-curricular or curricular IPE Workshop Series that reflects a current cause or initiative at their institution or home state. Then, further exploration of a theme will produce topic ideas to conceive a draft structure for the IPE Workshop Series at their institution.
Attendees will engage and discuss with each other and the facilitators about which health, social science, and education schools/departments and community members are best collaborative partners for their themes and topics. The attendees will also decide how to deliver the IPE event (i.e., synchronously, asynchronously, or both; in-person, virtually, or hybrid).
Attendees will leave the seminar session with a draft structure, collaborative strategies, and approaches to promote interprofessional education among the faculty, presenters, students, and community members related to their chosen them.
The seminar will be outlined as follows:
- Introduce the Interprofessional Co-curricular Certificate Series (10 minutes)
- Development, implementation, and sustainability
- Describe how to create a theme and topic ideas (10-minutes)
- Curriculum Inventory
- Gaps in health science, social science, and education curricula
- Consideration of presenters (i.e., faculty, community partners, content experts)
- Attendees self-select break-out rooms to initiate development of the IPE program and share ideas with facilitators and other attendees for development of a draft structure (20-minutes)
- Debrief as a large group to review themes and topics (10-minutes)
- Summary and Q&A (10-minutes)
The participants will explore a process and techniques to create an interprofessional education co-curricular event and create a draft with input from other participants and the facilitators.
Large group engagement, Small group discussions in break-out rooms with facilitators, Large group debriefs, Hand-outs for step by step creation will be employed for the seminar session.
In support of improving patient care, this activity is planned and implemented by The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education Office of Interprofessional Continuing Professional Development (OICPD). The OICPD is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
As a Jointly Accredited Provider, the OICPD is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The OICPD maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive continuing education credits.
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
Physicians: The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education designates this live activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physician Assistants: The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Nurses: Participants will be awarded contact hours of credit for attendance at this workshop.
Nurse Practitioners: The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME and ANCC.
Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians: This activity is approved for contact hours.
Social Workers: As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the National Center is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The National Center maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive continuing education credits.
IPCE: This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change