2018-2020 Curriculum Model

The 2-Year Curricular Model

 

2019 Curriculum Track

 

ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2020

Course credit is built within individual University of Oklahoma degree requirements or approved courses. Application of credit and attendance requirements are determined by each participating program.

Interdisciplinary offerings are built around the IPEC Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice using a curricular framework adopted in Summer 2018. .

 

First Year

(Intended for First-Year Students)

  • OUHSC Introduction to Interprofessional Education - 4 hours (posted in D2L)
    • A series of two, first-year independent didactic courses introducing the IPEC Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice using online modules and group discussions regarding case studies.
  • All Professions Day 1
    • A series of two interprofessional training sessions will engage students in education related to the IPEC competencies of: roles and responsibilities, and communication. Students will be assigned to an interprofessional student team and will participate in a variety of learning activities under the guidance of a trained faculty facilitator.
  • All Professions Day 2
    • A series of two interprofessional training sessions will engage students in education related to the IPEC competencies of: teams and teamwork, and values and ethics. Students will be assigned to an interprofessional student team and will participate in a variety of learning activities under the guidance of a trained faculty facilitator.


Second Year

(Intended for Second, Third, or Fourth-Year Students)

  • Interprofessional Simulation
    • As part of the core experience, learners will complete a series of two simulation courses providing hands-on, interprofessional team experience in a simulated environment to foster academic investigation of interprofessional issues. Participants will complete a recorded simulation using a standardized patient, followed by a self-reflective paper. Case study topic may vary by semester and section number. The course will begin in the fall and complete in the spring semesters. Course may be repeated.
  • Interprofessional Clinical Experience
    • This course will provide hands-on, direct-patient care experience to students performing in an interprofessional team facilitated by a faculty team leader and supervised by a medical attending and/or respective specialists. The program will specifically focus on the IPEC competencies among health professionals as an important aspect to the delivery of high-quality patient care. Coursework includes a four-hour didactic session, a four-hour clinical simulation, and four, four-hour clinical meetings and meets over both the fall and spring semesters.
  • Interprofessional Electives
    • IPE Mini-Courses
    • This course, when offered, will provide didactic, simulation, and/or hands-on clinical experience to provide qualified students an opportunity to pursue academic investigation of interprofessional issues. Topic, quantity, and variety of offerings will vary by semester and section number. Course offerings may be sponsored by individual colleges or departments. Course may be repeated.
  • Interprofessional Synthesis
    • This synthesis course explores concepts necessary for the professional practitioner to evaluate interprofessional concepts in the changing health care environment. The application of research to the clinical environment will be emphasized. Student teams will work with a faculty facilitator who will co-author any presentations.

 

 

Curriculum Highlights

  • 2-Year transformative curriculum targeting early-career learners
  • Course credit is built within individual degree requirements or approved courses
  • Minimum core experiences that can be easily supplemented by departmental coursework
  • Competency driven objectives premised in interprofessional methodology and the IPEC Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice
  • Online, live, simulation and clinical learning experiences
  • Foundation to develop and expand offerings in the future

 

Interprofessional Education Transcript Notation

To provide a mechanism for recognition upon completion of a substantial portion of the interdisciplinary coursework, students will be eligible to earn transcript notation. Tier I is a non-clinical track, while Tier II includes the clinical component. Both tiers require the equivalent minimum of one (1) credit hour.Participation is optional.


Interprofessional Education Tier I - Completed

Students/faculty who complete coursework equivalency totaling one (1) credit hour minimum from completion of:

  • IPE Core Experience:
    • All Year-1 Programming
    • Simulation
    • Synthesis

Eligible to earn:

  • Academic transcript notation “Interprofessional Education Tier I – Completed”
  • Cords for use with graduation regalia


Interprofessional Education Tier II - Completed

Students/faculty who complete all components of the coursework, with coursework equivalency totaling one (1) credit hour minimum, as outlined:

  • All Year-1 Programming
  • All Year-2 Programming

Eligible to earn:

  • Academic transcript notation “Interprofessional Education Tier II – Completed”
  • Cords for use with graduation regalia


Learner participation will be tracked by the Office of Interdisciplinary Programs and reported to learner's enrolled college at the end of the spring semester. Questions can be sent to the Office of Interdisciplinary Programs at OUHSC-IPE@ouhsc.edu.