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From the Diamond State to the Desert...Dr. Barret Michalec Joins CAIPER

September 9, 2020

“Let me get this straight. Your family is moving across the country to the desert, in the middle of a global pandemic, and in the middle of summer?  That’s your plan?  Only you, Michalec.” 

These were the words of ‘encouragement’ from a trusted colleague and friend over a virtual happy-hour in mid-June.

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The Mark of an Interprofessional Leader – Our Team’s Experience

August 17, 2020

In a candid article, the CAIPER team shares their first-hand experience of interprofessional leadership as Founding Director, Dr. Gerri Lamb, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, transitions from center director to focus on interprofessional research and new leadership initiatives.

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Creating Synergies: Connecting Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research

July 27, 2020

The Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation's Interprofessional Guiding Coalition returns with lessons in integrating IP Practice, Education and Research into programs and colleges across ASU.

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3 Quick Icebreakers for the Virtual Interprofessional Classroom

May 20, 2020

Doing virtual icebreakers with classes working and learning about interprofessional education and practice has been a fun way to connect, learn and reduce stress. Here are three quick icebreakers you can do in a virtual classroom.  

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Moral Distress During COVID-19: Listen For It, Support Each Other

May 13, 2020

I began writing this blog some weeks back. At the time, we all were just beginning to grasp the magnitude of what we would experience with COVID-19. The stories coming from the front lines of health care were powerful and concerning. Health care workers were stepping forward in the face of huge risks: If I go to work today, will I put my family at risk? If I don’t, will I fail my patients, my team?

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Students At the Front Lines of the Pandemic – A Nurse's Perspective On Teamwork and Unity During COVID-19

May 6, 2020

Teamwork, or unity, among nurses is the basis of nurse sustainability, especially during this COVID-19 pandemic period. Having a kind and compassionate heart comes first in nursing. However, COVID-19 is escalating the fear and stress in nurses.

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Students At the Front Lines of the Pandemic – Quality, Safety and Teamwork During COVID-19

May 5, 2020

As an Infection Preventionist, I perform compliance audits and coaching for frontline teams about hand hygiene and transmission-based precautions every day. When the impact of COVID-19 hit my hospital, the Infection Prevention team took center stage as subject matter experts and guides in a chaotic new reality.

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