Interprofessional/Interdisciplinary Facilitator/Educator Certificate Program

Disclaimer: This page is designed to provide proposal information. Below content is in draft form and will be updated with program launch in Fall 2022.

Proposal Overview

To enhance existing and encourage future interprofessional activities, the Interprofessional Educators & Practitioners Association (IEPA) proposes the creation of a foundational interprofessional/interdisciplinary facilitator/educator certificate program. 

Program Description

On-demand interprofessional knowledge and skills workshops will be developed and distributed via our e-Learning system. We will host monthly (in-person or virtual depending on circumstances) synchronous discussions. Various topics including the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) core competencies will be covered. The program will be initially offered to all faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students at any of the University of Oklahoma (OU) campuses.

Program Focus

This program will focus upon the four IPEC competencies:

  • (1) interprofessional teamwork and team-based practice
  • (2) interprofessional communication practices
  • (3) values and ethics for interprofessional practice
  • (4) roles and responsibilities for collaborative practice  

Program Alignment

Using the IPEC competencies will align with the University of Oklahoma’s mission to advance “a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by embracing each person’s unique contributions, background and perspectives. OU Norman, OU Tulsa and the OU Health Sciences Center recognize that fostering an inclusive environment for all, with particular attention to the needs of historically marginalized populations, is vital to the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission and enhances the OU experience for all students, faculty and staff.”

Project Goals

  • Develop an interprofessional education and facilitation certificate curriculum outline for level I (Foundational) and level II (Mastery)
  • Create an interprofessional learning community to participate and benefit from the certificate training and to shape peer to peer learning opportunities
  • Expand awareness of and engagement with the interprofessional efforts for faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students
  • Increase capacity of faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students to guide learners in interprofessional education activities 

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