University of Southern Indiana

Interprofessional Collaboration and Practice

Interprofessional Collaboration and Practice:
Bringing It into Your Work and Precepting

Description of Program
This educational module reviews the fundamentals of the IPEC competencies and how these competencies may be implemented using TeamSTEPPS tools and techniques. The focus is on application to an office (ambulatory) practice and in teaching/training with students.

Who should enroll in this program?
This program is designed for English-speaking health professionals (Physicians, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, and Licensed Clinical Social Workers).  

Program Schedule
This independent study is available at any time. The participant will choose when to start and finish the program. 

Learning Outcome
Following this presentation, the learner will be identify the IPEC competencies and strategies to incorporate into their practice.

Delivery of Content
The learner will log into the program via the internet and work independently through the modules. The independent study provides an opportunity to learn while in the comfort of your own home and office.  Program staff are available during business hours by phone or email to assist participants with technical issues or concerns.

Contact hours
1.1 contact hours

The University of Southern Indiana Center for Health Professions Lifelong Learning designates this activity for 1.1 contact hours for nurses.   

The University of Southern Indiana Center for Health Professions Lifelong Learning designates this knowledge based Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) activity for 1.1 contact hours for completion of this program. Pharmacists who request to have their contact hours reported to the Certified Pharmacy Education Monitor (CPE) must indicate this request during registration and include the correct NABP e-PID# and Birthdate (mmdd).

The University of Southern Indiana Center for Health Professions Lifelong Learning designates this activity for a maximum of 1.1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this program does not guarantee expertise in the content. Clinical experience and judgment coupled with an understanding of the content are necessary to attain competency. Achieving certification is a means to demonstrate competency.

Criteria for Successful Completion

  • View Recording.
  • Submit registration and payment.
  • Review the content of the program.
  • Complete quiz.
  • Complete the program evaluation.
  • An email containing the certificate of completion will be sent immediately after completing the quiz and the program evaluation.  

Faculty Name and Credentials
We strive to provide interprofessional education by utilizing a variety of content experts, instructors, contributors, and reviewers.

Elizabeth Kalb, Ph.D., HSPP, MBA
Jane Swartz DNP, RN, ACNS-BC

Conflict of Interest Statement
There is no conflict of interest for anyone in a position to control content for this activity.

Expiration date: March 14, 2021.

Accreditation Statements

In support of improving patient care, University of Southern Indiana Center for Health Professions Lifelong Learning is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

State of Indiana
The University of Southern Indiana is an approved provider of continuing education for several professionals licensed in the state of Indiana, including social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and dental professionals.

State of California
The University of Southern Indiana is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #13378.

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