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Designing Interprofessional Education for Providers: Learning From, With and About Primary Care Teams

September 26, 2018

About a year ago, we decided to try our hand at preparing educational materials that would help primary care providers work more effectively with the complex and vulnerable populations they typically serve. We started with a few premises – like whatever we developed needed to be real, practical, and useful.

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Back by Popular Demand! Design Thinking for Interprofessional Care at Nexus Summit 2018

June 27, 2018

Join us in July at the Nexus Summit 2018 for Design Thinking 2.0, an interactive workshop on using design thinking to come up with creative solutions to challenging problems in interprofessional practice and education.

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Arizona Interprofessional Practice and Education Conference: Teamwork and Collaboration for a Healthier Arizona

March 20, 2018

In April 2018, Arizona is getting its first ever conference dedicated to interprofessional healthcare practice and education. Hosted by the Arizona Nexus, the two-day conference on April 20-21, brings to together practitioners, administrators, educators, researchers and students with the shared goal of creating a healthier Arizona through collaboration and teamwork.

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What You Need to Know to Advance Team-Based Care and Return on Investment: Integrated Care and Care Coordination

February 1, 2018

CAIPER and the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (NCIPE) have partnered to offer a very active three-day workshop March 28-30, 2018. Participants will learn and practice strategies and tools for high performance teamwork in care coordination and integrated care, and how to translate team roles, activities and outcomes into dollars.

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eLearning Meets Interprofessional Competencies and Team-Based Primary Care

January 16, 2018

How do we provide practical, competency-based interprofessional team training to students and practitioners from a myriad of health professions whose schedules are so varied and busy that in-person group training is difficult, if not impossible, to coordinate?  And - How do we bring together IPEC® competencies with primary care practice in ways that are relevant to students and capture clinical practice in an authentic way?

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From I to We: The Magic of Teams

December 12, 2017

I was asked to speak at the first advanced IPEC Institute in October this year. Academic-Practice teams come to IPEC workshops from all over the US to work on growing their interprofessional programs. The topic for my talk was integrating IPEC competencies in interprofessional learning. I set out to involve everyone in CAIPER who wanted to be involved in crafting the IPEC presentation. It’s not that I haven’t asked for input or help before, but this time I wanted something deeper, more organic, and reflective of much more than my solo voice. It seemed time to walk a deeper talk of teamwork in my presentations.

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Collaborating Across Borders VI: A Light in the Dark

November 14, 2017

For three exciting and packed days, hundreds of academics, clinicians, students, patients and researchers came together to share work in improving patient outcomes and patient care, driving down healthcare costs, and improving provider satisfaction. It was a group of people with a clear message: Things are better than ever, and we’re continuing to improve.

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