Cohort III: UNTHSC Interprofessional Education and Practice Faculty Development

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Interprofessional Education and Practice Faculty Development: Certificates of Recognition and Distinction – Cohort III

COHOT IV: Coming in Fall 2020, save the session dates: Fridays, Sept 11 & 25, Oct 9 & 23, Nov 13 and Dec 11. To be out on the waiting list for Fall 2020, please email 

To earn the IPEP Certificate:

  1. Attend and participate in all six 1.5-hour interactive sessions held at UNTHSC from 11:30 am – 1:00 PM (lunch provided).
  2. Complete pre-work Canvas and IHI online modules for each in-person session, which includes no more than 2 hours of preparation.
  3. Complete the Team Based PSA project.

To earn the IPEP Distinction:

An IPEP Faculty Distinction will be offered to faculty who have:

  1. Completed the IPEP Faculty Development Certificate of Recognition requirements (1-3 above).
  2. Partner with at least one other faculty member from a different profession to design, develop, implement and assess an approved interprofessional learning experience with students or trainees of two or more professions. A proposal for this is submitted via Canvas.
  3. Demonstrate additional scholarship by sharing the outcomes of their IPEP learning experience at professional conferences or through publication of an educational research article.

Click on the + accordion buttons to expand and read more about each session, or use this Printable Version of IPEP Faculty Development. Registration is below.

Session One: Intro to IPE Faculty Development Program and Projects, Sept 6, 2019
Session One 09.06.2019
Intro to IPE Faculty Development Program and Projects
  • Canvas Module 1: What is Interprofessional Practice and Education?
  • PSA Team Homework
Session Objectives

1. Demonstrate the knowledge, attitudes, and skills of dynamic interprofessional collaborative teamwork through creation of an innovative interprofessional education and practice public service video.

2. Promote and encourage student and faculty awareness of interprofessional collaboration in education and practice through a public service video to be shared with faculty and students.

Agenda 11:30 – 11:45 11:45 – 12:00
12:00 – 12:50
12:50 – 1:00
Get lunch and meet new interprofessional team exercise.
Program Brief
Team PSA Video Design
Session Debrief
Session Two: TeamSTEPPS Tower Training, Sept 20, 2019
Session Two 09.20.2019
TeamSTEPPS Tower Training
  • Canvas Module 2:
  • IHI Module – PS 101: Intro to Patient Safety
Session Objectives

1. Leadership, communication, situation monitoring, and mutual support tools and strategies will be utilized to improve team performance across four teamwork solutions.

Specific strategies include:

    • Effective leadership and effective team member characteristics
    • A shared mental model, task assignments, briefs, huddles, and debriefs
    • Closed loop communication
    • Situational awareness, situation monitoring, and cross monitoring

2. The SBAR, CUS, and Two Challenge Rule will be introduced to aid in effective team communication.

Agenda 11:30 – 11:45
11:45 – 12:50
12:50 – 1:00
Get lunch and meet with team for PSA project
Team Tower Training
Session Debrief
Session Three: IPEscape Room, October 4, 2019
Session Three 10.04.2019
  • Canvas Module 3:
  • IHI Module – PS 104: Teamwork and Communication in a Culture of Safety
Session Objectives
  1. Solve clues and puzzles related to interprofessional education and practice and patient safety.
  2. Apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes of collaborative IPEP to solve an IPEP escape room within a set time limit.
  3. Use TeamSTEPPS skills (consider making it so that each team is reliant on the other teams in order to break out.)
Agenda 11:30 – 11:45
11:45 – 12:00
12:00 – 12:40
12:40 – 1:00
Get lunch and meet with team for PSA project
Escape Room Brief Room
Escape Room Team Exercise
Game and Session Debrief
Session Four: Game of Roles, October 18, 2019
Session Four 10.18.2019
Game of Roles! (and Responsibilities)
  • Canvas Module 4: Interprofessional Roles and Responsibilities
Session Objectives 1.  Develop a foundation of mutual respect and collaboration as faculty learn from each other by sharing roles and responsibilities of their professions and seeking clarity about the roles and responsibilities of their interprofessional colleagues.
Agenda 11:30 – 11:45
11:45 – 12:00
12:00 – 12:50
12:50 – 1:00
Get lunch and meet NEW team.
Roles and Responsibilities Brief
Game of Roles!
Session Debrief
Session Five: IPEP Facilitation Skills, Nov. 15, 2019
Session Five 11.15.2019
IPEP Facilitation Skills
  • Canvas Module 5:
  • IHI Module – GME 205: A Roadmap for Facilitating Experiential Learning in Quality Improvement
Session Objectives

1. Model effective facilitation strategies through interprofessional team scenarios.

2. Give and receive feedback on interprofessional team facilitation strategies.

Agenda 11:30 – 11:45
11:45 – 12:00
12:00 – 12:50
12:50 – 1:00
Get lunch and meet with team.
Facilitation Skills Brief
ImProvE Facilitation
Session Debrief
Session Six: Integrating Collaborative Practice into Existing Courses and Clinical Experiences and Celebration, Dec. 13, 2019
Session Six 12.13.2019
Integrating Collaborative Practice into Existing Courses and Clinical Experiences + Celebration
  • Canvas Module 6: Integrating IPE into Your Curriculum
Session Objectives

1. Address challenges and rewards for integration interprofessional education into courses and clinical work.

2. Learn about faculty distinction projects.

3. Watch and score PSA projects.

Agenda 11:30 – 11:45
11:45 – 12:00
12:00 – 12:15
12:15 – 12:30
12:30 – 12: 45
12:45 – 1:00
Get lunch and meet with team.
Address integrating IPE into the exciting curriculum
Hear (Q&A) about past distinction projects
PSA Premieres
Certificates Awarded
PSA Winner Announced/Superlatives and See You Later!