Jan 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NU 395 - Interprofessional Education (IPE)

0 lecture hours 0 lab hours 0 credits
Course Description
This course is a one time or series of interprofessional educational (IPE) engagement opportunities where students from two or more health care professions learn about, from, and with each other. IPE activities are designed to provide opportunity for students to deliberately work together with other health professionals to develop leadership qualities and mutual respect for one another’s knowledge and skill sets. Student participation in the IPE activities facilitate a climate of mutual respect and shared values necessary in today’s complex health care environment to achieve the common goal of improving patient outcomes.  (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Develop knowledge of the core competencies for interprofessional collaborative practice
  • Explore the educational preparation, roles, responsibilities, and scope of practice of different health care professions
  • Apply the knowledge of one’s own role and those of other health care professions to assess and collaboratively address the health care needs of patients and significant others
  • Organize and communicate information with patients, families, and other health care professionals in an understandable, responsive, and respectful manner that supports a team approach
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in patient care through collaboration and teamwork within and between health care teams
  • Evaluate team performance and provide suggestions for individual and team improvement

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Course Topics
  • Topic varies with each IPE event

Dr. Jane Paige

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