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CED 399 - Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: What you Need to Know

Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: What you Need to Know is an introductory course for Creighton’s clinical instructors/preceptors and Creighton faculty/staff developed by the Creighton’s Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (CIPER) focused on a beginner’s guide to interprofessional education and collaborative practice. If you are not affiliated with Creighton as a clinical instructor/preceptor and or faculty/staff, you may register for the external, course, IPE 003.

The program is delivered to participants using a distance education platform. Didactic lectures are electronically captured and packaged with written materials (references, case studies, self-evaluation quizzes). The course offers 1CE/CME through Creighton University’s Health Sciences Continuing Education, which has joint accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Creighton is the first university to receive this joint accreditation.

Target Audience

This course is for all health care professionals interested in interprofessional collaborative practice. Please note, this course is introductory and not intended for those well versed in interprofessional education and collaborative practice. It is also a pre-requisite for CED 400 Introduction to Collaborative Care which offers 5 lessons and more depth on the topics presented in CED 399.


Free to Creighton faculty and staff

Overall Educational Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define interprofessional education (IPE) and interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP).
  • Describe how interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) addresses the Quadruple Aim (population health, cost of care, patient experience and clinician wellness)
  • Discuss how the core competencies for IPCP can be integrated into the clinical learning environment
  • Identify strategies for teaching interprofessional skills to health science students in the clinical learning environment

Ignatian Values in Medical Education:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Acceptance & Understanding of inter-religious differences
  • Service to Others, especially to poor and socially disadvantaged
  • Interface between faith & culture
  • Education of the Whole Person: intellectual, professional, moral and spiritual
  • Learning is a lifelong process
  • Respect for the dignity of each human person
  • Promotion of a faith that does justice
  • Forming of women and men of competence, conscience, and compassion

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