Skills-Based Workshops

Learn With Purpose

Skills-based workshops are 90-minute active-learning sessions where attendees will gain actionable knowledge that pushes their interprofessional education further. At the workshops, attendees will be taught specific skills and/or competencies needed to go beyond IPE pilot models, create power teams for more effective and efficient care, and move their education and practice vision into action.

Sun, Jul 29, 2018, 4:15 pm

In this workshop, presenters will describe how Rush University effectively used a community-based model of service learning to develop interprofessional learning environments for collaborative practice. Workshop participants should come prepared with a list of potential community engagement sites.  Participants will develop and share implementation ideas of interprofessional service learning.
Sunday, July 29, 2018, 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
This interactive workshop explores the possibilities for interprofessional community building using lessons learned from the Bridging Health and Home program. This program intertwines a nurse-led interprofessional care delivery team, complemented by Faith Community Nursing, and evidenced-based self-management programs to improve the ability to age in place for rural older adults.
Sunday, July 29, 2018, 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
This interactive, skills-based workshop takes learners through the process of designing the model for Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds on a general medical unit and developing scripts for all members of the interprofessional team.
Sunday, July 29, 2018, 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Case Western Reserve University’s ILEAP project has provided important insights and strategies to optimize healthcare students’ interprofessional team skills. The workshop presenters will share insights to clinic site readiness, key components of team experiences, and opportunities for student teams to add value to a clinic site.
Sunday, July 29, 2018, 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Increasingly health profession accreditation organizations are requiring educational programs to document meeting standards related to interprofessional education and collaborative practice in their didactic and clinical curriculum requirements.
Sunday, July 29, 2018, 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
The need for increased health professions training in the treatment of substance use disorders has been widely recognized; including interactive didactic, experiential learning opportunities along with addiction specialist role modeling.
Sunday, July 29, 2018, 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Issue selling is a tested strategy used by management and communication professionals designed to garner support and buy-in for programs and initiatives. In this workshop, participants will explore this framework’s tools, communication strategies, and processes to enable successful deployment and sustainability of interprofessional practice and education initiatives.
Sunday, July 29, 2018, 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Moving IPE from isolated learning events to scaled integrated curricular models crossing education and practice is critical to learner success and driving change in practice. Leaders from MGH Institute of Health Professions offer a structured forum to assist participants in realizing opportunities and transitioning current IPE/IPP efforts into integrated programs.
Sunday, July 29, 2018, 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
PolicyMap, a digital humanities tool, supports the conference theme of the role and influence of technology in interprofessional health care through an innovative model of interprofessional health professionals’ education. As healthcare analytics becomes a prominent field,  health professional students' critical analysis skill and digital literacy are important for professional advancement.
Sunday, July 29, 2018, 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Polarity Thinking™ is a skill that healthcare leaders can leverage to address the chronic challenges in IPE and IPCP. Workshop attendees will learn to delineate between a problem and a polarity to manage. Interactive learning exercises will be used to explore polarities that are inherent in interprofessional healthcare.
Sunday, July 29, 2018, 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
While working with patients from vulnerable populations can be very rewarding and fulfilling, healthcare team members need support in order to avoid burnout. In this workshop, we demonstrate segments of a newly-developed eight-step process for fortifying and energizing IP healthcare teams who work with high risk patient populations.
Sunday, July 29, 2018, 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Mon, Jul 30, 2018, 9:45 am

The Classroom to Community (C2C) is a National Center Accelerating Interprofessional Community-based Education practice project. Their workshop, an Opportunity to Join in Action is designed to demonstrate strategies and opportunities for leadership and multi-directional mentoring utilizing Community-Based Participatory Research methods and principles of interprofessional communication to co-create meaningful change in their own communities.
Monday, July 30, 2018, 9:45 am - 11:15 am
Values and ethics are a core domain of interprofessional collaborative practice, yet many faculty struggle with how to best “teach” moral reasoning.  This session will provide an overview of evidence-based ethics learning activities for use in interprofessional classroom discussions, simulations, and clinical education.  
Monday, July 30, 2018, 9:45 am - 11:15 am
This workshop will explore the findings of a Student-Run interprofessional clinic embedded in a Federally Qualified Health Center.  During the presentation participants will have the opportunity to participate on an interprofessional team as they problem solve and identify barriers and solutions. 
Monday, July 30, 2018, 9:45 am - 11:15 am
This workshop will explore the opportunities and challenges of regularly scheduled series (RSS) as a vehicle to deliver effective continuing interprofessional education and clinical practice improvement.
Monday, July 30, 2018, 9:45 am - 11:15 am
This workshop is an interactive opportunity to participate in a live Interprofessional Standardized Patient Experience (ISPE). Audience participants will fulfill the "student" roles in a patient scenario shared during the workshop. The presenters will provide practical information on how to implement meaningful interprofessional practice with a variety of disciplines and share data from the pre- and post-session student surveys.
Monday, July 30, 2018, 9:45 am - 11:15 am
Interprofessional leadership models based on hierarchy and personality are no longer relevant in today’s complex healthcare environment.  Contemporary leadership preparation requires experiential learning deeply embedded in IPEC® and leadership competencies.  In this workshop, participants crosswalk IPEC® and leadership competencies and practice ways to operationalize them in fast-paced clinical settings.
Monday, July 30, 2018, 9:45 am - 11:15 am
This workshop explores a rural IPE program for its curricular and non-curricular elements through student reflections and perceptions of the rural, team-based collaborative practice, and IPE. A large and small group discussion focused on future educational and practice-based implications will give participants practical tools for future IPE and team-based care.
Monday, July 30, 2018, 9:45 am - 11:15 am
Participate in an "escape room" online game designed to challenge small interprofessional groups of students with a set of engaging tasks that demand effective communication, leadership skills, efficient collaboration, and interprofessional cooperation.
Monday, July 30, 2018, 9:45 am - 11:15 am
What happens when your ideas come to life in practice? Do you really know what works, for whom, in which circumstances, in what respects, and why? This workshop presents a realist evaluation approach to increasing understanding of how interprofessional programs/interventions work in practice.
Monday, July 30, 2018, 9:45 am - 11:15 am

Mon, Jul 30, 2018, 3:00 pm

Incorporating technology into first episode psychosis evaluations enhances patient-centered interprofessional collaboration and education.
Monday, July 30, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Healthy People 2020 has identified 42 core topic areas affecting population health. One of the topic areas is immunization and infectious diseases. Healthy People 2020 immunization objectives include maintaining or increasing vaccination rates for children, adolescents and adults. Traditionally, the medical, nursing, physician assistant and public health professions are affiliated with providing immunizations and related education.
Monday, July 30, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Attendees will learn about creating, implementing, and evaluating an end-of-life interprofessional simulation by experiencing it. Through role playing, participants will experience the challenges of interprofessional practice. The active learning strategy of debriefing will clarify learning moments.
Monday, July 30, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the MGH Institute of Health Professions (IHP) have developed innovative interprofessional clinical education environments called Interprofessional Dedicated Education Units (IPDEUs). Health professional students rotate through hospital-based IPDEUs guided by Interprofessional Practice Instructors (IPIs) with the specific intent of learning the principles of interprofessional practice through active observation, modeling and robust facilitation and debriefing.
Monday, July 30, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Interpersonal communication is foundational to human interaction and thus team efficiency.  It's even more critical when considering the uniqueness of the interprofessional care and educational environment.  Participants will learn strategies and techniques that can immediately be implemented to better navigate power, cultural, personality and other differences within their teams.
Monday, July 30, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
This workshop will share a model to prepare faculty to engage in an interprofessional community practicum course featuring multiple stakeholders. Development of faculty advising and facilitation skills is a key component of ensuring students are collaboration – ready to address population health needs within the community.
Monday, July 30, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Developing expertise in IPE and interprofessional collaboration (IPC) in patient care is essential to educating healthcare professionals prepared to function effectively within today's emerging patient-centered healthcare teams. When disciplines work collaboratively, communication and teamwork are enhanced, thus improving quality of care (Institute of Medicine, 2015; Jennings, et al., 2016). But multiple barriers prevent IPE in ambulatory community settings, including limited space, fewer resources, and fewer disciplines and/or patients available at the same time.
Monday, July 30, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
This skills workshop will review the components of Team Up for Better Teaching, a fourteen-week institution-wide program designed to promote IP education, practice, and research that may serve as an exemplary model for other academic institutions to help build capacity to meet their IP needs.
Monday, July 30, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Tue, Jul 31, 2018, 1:00 pm

This workshop will explore how the Hidden Curriculum begins in academic interprofessional education and extends into practice. When these influences are ignored, negative behaviors are encouraged that are in direct conflict with interprofessional practice competencies. During the workshop, Participants will be given an opportunity to practice techniques to dismantle these obstacles.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This workshop will share a model of an interprofessional clinical practicum and the successful strategies in developing clinical partnerships and structured learning activities. Development of clinical partnerships provides valuable learning opportunities for students outside the classroom and provides resources and support to clinical practice efforts in improving patient-centered, team-based care.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This workshop, facilitated by the co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice, will help new and experienced authors understand the process of designing projects, writing, and submitting manuscripts. Participants will work together to complete exercises demonstrating dos and don'ts of study design and manuscript preparation.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This workshop will provide attendees with insight on methods to develop interprofessional education (IPE) curricula through exploration of an effective course model, experience with outcome measures to assess interprofessional collaboration, and tools to increase collaborative engagement among colleagues for successful transformation from engagement in interprofessional education to clinical practice.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This interactive workshop will focus on lessons learned using innovative technology to prepare interprofessional student teams to assess and screen older adults with mental health disparities.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Net Promoter System, used in many industries to gain customer loyalty and grow business, is also in use at UnitedHealth Group where the Center for Clinician Advancement implements learning, development and collaborative efforts to encourage interprofessional collaborative practice team development that improves quality of care for health care consumers.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Experience a case-based learning simulation of IPE collaboration by faculty, students and a local interprofessional team of clinicians from nursing, social work, occupational therapy, pharmacy and physical therapy. Explore campus to community experiences to enhance development of teamwork, communication, ethics, and roles and responsibilities in team-based care.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Practical Tips to Develop a Successful Interprofessional Community Outreach Initiative is a workshop explaining the evolution of community outreach initiatives at one university based on student, community, and faculty feedback and will allow attendees to practice their skills relating to assessment and debriefing.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This workshop will provide a brief overview of using simulation for education and walk participants through the process of incorporating interprofessional elements into simulation scenarios within their organization. Participants will leave this workshop with a basic framework of how to better incorporate interprofessional practice in simulation.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Participants will leave with increased awareness of their own preferred conflict engagement style and practical strategies that can be used to facilitate healthy conflict engagement in interprofessional teamwork.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm