To assure that all Creighton University health professions graduates possess the knowledge and skills that enable them to work collaboratively with other health professionals to provide safe, high quality, patient-centered care.
Definition of Interprofessional Education
Interprofessional educational experiences address team building and collaborative interprofessional care and involves students, faculty, and other members of different health professions in a variety of settings, including shared teaching and learning environments.
Create an atmosphere of committment to interprofessional practice, education, and research in the Creighton University Health Science Schools.
Foster and facilitate faculty development, implementation, and maintenance of interprofessional education, practice, and research.
All Creighton University health professions graduates will know and understand:
-The professional competencies specific to different health professions
-Different health professionals' perceptions of their responsibilities to patients and their relationships with other professions
-How members of other professions interact with patients
-Team building and team dynamics, including leadership skills and conflict resolution
They will also have the ability to communicate effectively with other professionals in a shared language