Leading Initiatives

Interprofessional Education (IPE)

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Coming in 2016

IPEC is pleased to announce dates for the Spring 2016 and Fall 2016 faculty development institutes. Save the dates and stay tuned to www.ipecollabortative.org for more information!

Join the Wait List for Fall 2015 Interprofessional Education Institute

Registration for the October 7-9, 2015 IPEC Faculty Development Institute is now closed as the event has reached capacity. Place your team on the wait list.

Proposals Sought for Lifelong Learning in Interprofessional Education Program

AACN and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), in support of the AAMC/AACN Lifelong Learning in Interprofessional Education initiative, are soliciting proposals for educational resources that address the specific needs for teaching health care quality improvement and patient safety to learners from all health professions and across the educational continuum. Four proposals will be selected for a $2,500 award to support development and will be available through MedEdPORTAL®.

AACN Joins Roundtable Discussion on Professionalism

On April 8, AACN Director of Special Projects Kathy McGuinn participated in a roundtable discussion sponsored by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and moderated by Jody Frost, Lead Academic Affairs Specialist and Program Director, Education Leadership Institute Fellowship at APTA. The theme of the discussion was “Multidisciplinary Health Professionals Discuss Professionalism and Interprofessional Professionalism.” A link to the video discussion can be found on APTA’s Web site: www.apta.org/Educators/Curriculum/Interprofessional.

AACN Advances Nursing's Role in Interprofessional Education

Core Competencies for interprofessional Collaborative Practice

Team-Based Competencies, Building a Shared Foundation for Education and Clinical Practice

Press Release: AACN, Health Educators, Foundations Release Competencies and Action Strategies for Interprofessional   
May 10, 2011


Resource links:

Interprofessional Professionalism Collaborative - a coalition of eleven leading health professions organizations including AACN, maintains a Web site to share news and resources with faculty about the group’s ongoing work to assess and measure professionalism across all members of the healthcare team.