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IPEC Institute: May 2024 - Day 2
Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Institute

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Join us for the next IPEC Institute!

On May 21-23, 2024, collaborate, learn, and network with your interprofessional colleagues online.

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Registration is open.

Zoom and IPEC Connect

Agenda (as of 3/15/2024 and subject to change)

Click HERE to download a PDF version of the most recent agenda.


11:00 - 11:05 A.M. ET

DAILY HUDDLE: Assessment Results & Schedule Overview


11:05 A.M. - 12:05 P.M. ET

PANEL DISCUSSION: Keys to Sustainable IPE

Kari Firestone, PhD, RN, APRN-CNS, Associate Professor and Interprofessional Care Access Network (I-CAN) Program Director, School of Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University

Jessica S. Kruger, PhD, MCHES, Director, Teaching Innovation and Excellence, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo (UB); Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, UB School of Public Health and Health Professions

Robert P. Pack, PhD, MPH, Executive Vice Provost, East Tennessee State University (ETSU); Director, ETSU/NORC Rural Health Equity Research Center; Director, ETSU Addiction Science Center; Co-Director, Opioids Research Consortium of Central Appalachia (ORCCA); Professor of Community and Behavioral Health, ETSU College of Public Health

Discover interprofessional efforts to impact community health, and come hear planning strategies, lessons learned, and encouraging takeaways by IPEC/COF Excellence in IPE Collaboration Award recipients. Panelists will demonstrate how their programs used innovative methods to tackle a variety of challenges and needs related to health outcomes and sustainability.

Learning Objectives:

  • Compare innovative IPECP initiatives, partnerships, and research.
  • Review “lessons learned” in developing, implementing, and assessing IPE and community health needs to ensure sustainability.


12:05 - 1:00 P.M. ET

COHORT ACTIVITY: Building Pathways

Join your colleagues and IPEC leaders to review progress to date and share lessons and questions related to project planning.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify other colleagues participating in the Institute.
  • Recognize aspects of IPECP projects that may be similar and/or relevant to one’s interests


1:00 - 1:30 P.M. ET



1:30 - 2:15 P.M. ET

THEORY BURST #2: Building Learning Upon IPEC’s Core Competencies

Gerard E. Carrino, PhD, MPH, Dean, Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Join to have your questions answered about building learning upon IPEC Core Competencies.

Learning Objectives:

  • List the IPEC Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice.
  • Explore promising practices in IPECP curriculum planning and design for use in one’s program.
  • Examine faculty resources and practices for better integrating the IPEC Core Competencies into curricula.

2:15 - 3:00 P.M. ET


Join your teammates in a virtual room to develop and enhance your curricular project plan. IPEC leaders will be available to answer questions and enter the room as needed for coaching.

Learning Objectives:

  • Organize IPECP resources to build your project.
  • Indicate potential learning experiences around the IPEC Core Competencies that are congruent with learner needs and institutional capacity


3:00 - 3:45 P.M. ET

THEORY BURST #3: Assessing IPE Learners

Join to discover specific measurement tools and strategies that can be used to evaluate the impact of IPECP activities and programs on student learning.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify key measurable behaviors and outcome competencies for learners associated with the IPEC core competencies.
  • Classify IPE assessment tools and resources.
  • Compare methods for capturing and analyzing outcomes data regarding learner assessments that will ensure the ability to engage in scholarly activity and dissemination of results.

3:45 - 4:00 P.M. ET

SPOTLIGHT ON: Designing Guidelines for Assessing Learners' Interprofessional Competence

John H. Nishimoto OD, MBA, FAAO, Senior Associate Dean for Professional Affairs and Clinical Education, Marshall B. Ketchum University, Southern California College of Optometry; Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry Liaison and Chair, The Interprofessional Professionalism Collaborative

Learn about how one institution used the following tool to help enhance an IPECP program.

  • The Interprofessional Professionalism Assessment (IPA) Instrument is designed to evaluate an entry-level health professional’s demonstration of professionalism when interacting with members of other health professions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the multi-phase process leading to the creation and testing of the IPA Instrument.

4:00 - 4:15 P.M. ET

AFTERNOON DEBRIEF: Daily Summary and Assessment

Cassandra Godzik, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC, CNE


4:15 - 5:00 P.M. ET


Join your teammates in a virtual room to develop and enhance your curricular project plan. IPEC leaders will be available to answer questions and enter the room as needed for coaching.

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline an assessment plan for your IPECP learners.
  • Recognize appropriate, existing learner assessment tools for use in your project.