Teamwork CPR

Modeling the values and competencies of effective teamwork and collaboration


Engaging healthcare professionals

Engaging diverse groups to advance interprofessional education, practice, and research

Disseminating interprofessional knowledge

Disseminating knowledge, tools, and strategies to build teamwork and collaboration capacity

Recent Articles

Interprofessional Voices: The Story Within the Story

January 9, 2020

The 2nd Annual AZ Nexus Conference, held in November 2019, focused on storytelling and narrative as a teaching and learning method for the application of interprofessional education and team-based care. Topics ranged from using medical improvisation to help with communication to storytelling and the sharing of narratives and how this approach helps not only patients, but care providers. Highlights from the 2019 conference are captured in a digital story.

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Team Care Connections – A New Approach to Team Training

November 12, 2019

Check out the premiere issue of Team Care Connections, a new way to deliver team care training for primary care teams. Team Care Connections is an interactive digital magazine designed in partnership with primary care teams caring for high risk patients with very complex care needs.

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Interprofessional Highlights from 2 Important Fall Conferences

September 12, 2019

Innovation abounds at the start of Fall conference season, with CAIPER and partners showcasing new interprofessional tools for team training in education and practice. Over the course of three very busy days, CAIPER and partners from Edson College of Nursing and AT Still University traveled to Minneapolis, Minnesota to attend the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education Nexus Summit 2019, and then immediately off to Chicago for the National Association of Community Health Centers Community Health Institute and EXPO (2019 NACHC-CHI). 

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At the Intersection of Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice: The Making of the Preceptor’s Guide to the Nexus

July 18, 2019

This is the story of the Preceptor's Guide, which supports the important role of practitioners across health professions who serve as preceptors for health professions students and teams. It honors their role in advancing learner competencies within clinical learning environments. The goal was to develop pilot interprofessional practice sites where health professions students from different disciplines and universities could learn to work together as members of high-quality collaborative teams.

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Getting Started in IPE – 5 Things You Can Do Right Now

April 29, 2019

Today, academic and clinical faculty are challenged to develop IPE that meets growing accreditation requirements as well as health system needs for students who are “collaboration ready.” Now more than ever, students need to exit health professions programs with the values and skills related to roles, communication and teamwork enumerated in the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) competencies. 

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Exclusive Interviews With College Executive Leaders On Importance of Interprofessional Education: “The future is here and IPE is the future”

April 17, 2019

Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation takes steps to infuse IPE across all majors and prepare graduates for team-based care. Exclusive interviews with the Edson College executive leadership tell a story of the changing landscape of healthcare today,  the critical role of interprofessional education, and vision for the future.

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Join the CAIPER Team!

February 7, 2019

The Arizona State University (ASU) College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI) invites applications for Director of the Center for Advancing Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (CAIPER) with a faculty position at the rank of professor tenured/tenure track.

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