News from UT InterProfessional Education

Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Course: Bringing students together from Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work

IMG 4770The Foundations of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice course launched into Spring 2107 semester with a focus on application of interprofessional collaborative practice competencies. With 266 students from pharmacy, medicine, social work and nursing working on interprofessional teams, the 2nd semester of interprofessional education tackles clinical applications using team-based care. The topics include: Team Communication in Addiction Care, Applying TeamSTEPPS® Tools to Transitions in Care, Team Communication Palliative Care, and Team Error Disclosure. This dynamic, interactive ...

IPE Core Competencies Video Launch

Screen Shot 2016 08 17 at 3.35.56 PMThe Interprofessional Education team at The University of Texas is proud to announce the launch of the much anticipated "IPE Core Competencies" videos. The series, which includes four videos, offers in-depth examination of the Interprofessional Education Collaborative’s (IPEC) “Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice.” The four videos focus on a health care team working through family concerns as the patient transitions to palliative care, using this clinical scenario to illustrate the IPEC competencies. The videos, hosted by The University of Texas College of Pharmacy’s...

Highlights from Dr. Alan Dow's IPE Presentation

 America’s healthcare system faces distinct challenges: to improve health, to enhance the quality of care, and to reduce costs, all while serving a growing population that is medically underserved and sicker with multiple chronic conditions. Alan Dow, MD, MHSA, views these challenges as opportunities for higher education schools of health to work collaboratively and equip tomorrow’s healthcare providers with the skills to combat today’s challenges. On Thursday, February 11, Dr. Dow visited UT and presented “Building the Team Society Needs: The Present and Future of Interprofessional Pract...

IPEC Announces Expansion

IPEC.jpgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:FEBRUARY 22, 2016 Contact: Shelley This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.(202) 463-6930 ext. 269   Interprofessional Education Collaborative Announces Expansion Nine New Members Join Organization Dedicated to Improving Patient Care The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) has approved nine additional members through a new institutional membership category, expanding its representation of associations of schools of the health professions to 15. Established in 2009 by six organizations committed to advancing interprofessional le...

Dr. Alan Dow to speak about Interprofessional Education at UT-Austin on February 11

Dr. Alan Dow to speak about Interprofessional Education at UT-Austin on February 11
Join the UT IPE team and partner schools (College of Pharmacy, Dell Medical School, School of Nursing, and the School of Social Work) at UT-Austin's Blanton Auditorium next Thursday, February 11 at 5:30pm for the presentation, "Building the Team Society Needs: The Present and Future of Interprofessional Practice" with Alan Dow, M.D., M.H.S.A. of Virginia Commonwealth University. There will be a reception beginning at 5:00pm in the mezzanine. Please RSVP at https://utexas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8BsqykgisQd61lH. Dr. Dow will outline the challenges facing society and the healthcare system...