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We provide evidence-based strategies, training, and education to increase understanding of team collaboration and its impact on healthcare.

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From the Desk of CAIPER

August 9, 2017

Join the CAIPER Team at the 2017 Nexus Summit!

As the summer temperatures continue to soar in Arizona, the CAIPER team is beginning to look forward to spending a few days in the cooler weather of Minneapolis, at the Nexus Summit 2017 on August 20-23. Here’s a sneak peek at all the sessions and activities we’ll be engaging in.

March 1, 2017

Bringing Interprofessional Education into the Virtual World for Online Learners

Dr. Heidi Sanborn presents a template for faculty looking to expand interprofessional education (IPE) offerings in their courses and make IPE available to their online learners. It features a free, expandable, and customizable learning activity that can be offered across departments, colleges, and universities at no cost to students and programs. This fully developed learning activity is an effective and affordable solution for online faculty looking to bring IPE into the virtual world.

February 7, 2017

Interprofessional Leadership, Environments and Outcomes

There is a growing emphasis on the idea of joy in the workplace and a push to add a 4th Aim for Healthcare’s Triple Aim focused on positive practice environments for clinicians. It is easy to understand why this is so important.  We have 30+ years worth of data that has identified positive practice environments for clinicians are associated with better outcomes for patients, the workforce and organizations.

November 15, 2016

CAIPER Participates in NCIPE Accelerating Grant Kickoff

This past October, I traveled to Minneapolis with CAIPER team member Dr. Karen Saewert to join the Interprofessional by Design™: Meeting at the Crossroads to Accelerate Leadership Competency and Readiness for Transition to Interprofessional Practice, six-member grant team for a kickoff institute with the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (NCIPE).

November 13, 2016

Center for Advancing Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research Launches New Website

Welcome to the new website of the ASU Center for Advancing Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (CAIPER). We hope you will find our site a good source of information and news about interprofessional education (IPE) activity at Arizona State University and the national IPE community, as well as a valuable resource in your interprofessional journey.

February 23, 2015

ASU Social Work Student Wins IPE Team Competition

Forming a team of health care professionals to create a patient care plan can be challenging.  ASU social work graduate student Ecila Barnett met this challenge and won the A.T. Still University Interprofessional Education Collaborative Case Competition.

December 16, 2014

Interprofessional Writing Group Provides Forum to Strengthen Skills and Network Across Disciplines

Twice a month, ASU faculty members from the College of Health Solutions and the College of Nursing & Health Innovation meet to peer coach one another on scholarly writing.

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March 1, 2021
On February 9, 2021, CAIPER'S Director, Dr. Barret Michalec, joined Edson College's Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience for their Midday Mindfulness series hosted by Dr. Teri Pipe, ASU Chief Well-being Officer, and Dr. Nika Gueci, Executive Director for University Engagement.