IPE Curriculum

The formal IPE curriculum consists of five 0.5 credit hybrid courses. Students complete pre-work online and then attend a face-to-face class to work through patient cases.

Fall Semester

Disaster Preparedness Emergency Response: This course is held in collaboration with the Intermountain Center for Disaster Preparedness located at LDS hospital.

Participants include undergraduate and graduate nursing students, medical students, and physician assistant students. Students from the Colleges of Health and Pharmacy can also take this class as an elective.

IPE Ambulatory Care: This course teaches students to support a primary care patient with chronic illness by working with an interprofessional team. The course teaches students how to engage patients in their treatment plan.

Participants include College of Health students (from the audiology, nutrition, occupational therapy, and physical therapy departments); College of Nursing students (undergraduate and graduate nursing); College of Pharmacy students; School of Dentistry students; and physician assistant students.

IPE Telehealth: This course focuses on using telehealth technologies to deliver care to patients with complex diseases who live in rural areas.

Participants include undergraduate and graduate nursing students, medical students, and social work students.

Spring Semester

IPE Inpatient Care: This course focuses on comprehensive rehabilitation and care transitions. Participants include College of Health students (from the departments of occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology); College of Nursing students (undergraduate and graduate nursing); College of Pharmacy students; and School of Medicine students (medical students and physician assistant students).

IPE Telehealth: See description above.

Summer Semester

IPE Inpatient Care: This course teaches teams how to responsibly communicate with families after an adverse event (medical error).

Participants include graduate nursing, pharmacy, medical, and physician students.

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Interprofessional Education Program

Timothy Farrell, MD, AGSF
Director

Phone: 801-587-9103
Fax: 801-585-3884

Email: timothy.farrell@hsc.utah.edu

Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine

30 N 1900 E, AB 193 SOM
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

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