Education

Here is the list of IPE Badges offered by the UW CIPE:

This is an accordion element with a series of buttons that open and close related content panels.

Interprofessional Education Badges

IPE Fundamental Badge needs learners to complete the four UW CIPE Competency Modules, including: Interprofessional Teamwork, Interprofessional Communication, Interprofessional Values and Ethics, and Interprofessional Roles and Responsibilities.
• In May 2020, close to 300 UW–Madison students from the Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy who have recently and successfully completed the four UW CIPE Foundational Competency Modules were awarded with the IPE Fundamental Badge.

IPE Didactic Badge needs to include one or more designated IPE courses/modules/activities with a total minimum of 12 hours of interprofessional training.

IPE Simulation Badge needs to provide the learners with a minimum of 4 hours interprofessional simulation training in which each learner participates in 2 or more facilitated IPE simulation sessions with simulated patients/families (or standardized patients).

IPE Specialty Badge: Specialized programs (WI AHEC Scholar Program) in which learners from different programs/profession are trained interprofessionally, the program as a whole could be considered for an IPE Badge if the program meets the Minimum UW IPE Designation Criteria.
• The AHEC Scholar Badge is awarded by UW CIPE to state-wide students who successfully complete the WI AHEC Scholar Program, recognizing students’ gained knowledge, skills, and leadership in becoming interprofessional practitioners.
• In August 2020, 75 students who have successfully completed the AHEC Scholar Program were awarded with the UW CIPE AHEC Scholar Badge.

Interprofessional Practice (Interprofessional Team-Based Practice) Badges

• IPE Clinical/Community Badge should include a minimum 10 hours of facilitated interprofessional placement/field work in which the cross-professional learners practice and provide services in interprofessional teams.
• Global Health IPE Badge requires learners, within or as part of an interprofessional/ interdisciplinary team, to be engaged in global health initiatives over the course of 6 months or more.
• One Health IPE Badge requires learners, within or as part of an interprofessional/ interdisciplinary team, to be engaged in One Health initiatives over the course of 6 months or more.

Interprofessional Scholarship Badge

• IPE Scholarship Badge requires learners, within or as part of an interprofessional/ interdisciplinary team, to (co)develop, conduct, and disseminate IPE-related research and scholarly activities to advance Quadruple Aim (better health, better care, better value, and better work experience) over the course of 6 months or more.

Interprofessional Leadership Badge

IPE Leadership Badge requires learners to serve in progressive leadership (and facilitator) roles in two or more of the following IPE leadership opportunities:
• (Co)Organizing/Facilitating one or more UW CIPE Knowledge Exchange Series (KES);
• (Co)Facilitating one or more UW CIPE Competency Modules;
• Serving as Officer/Board Member of an IPE-Related Student Organization;
• Serving as an active member of an IPE-related Committee/Taskforce/ Summit/Conference;
• Participating and providing constructive feedback in IPE pilot offerings.

Mischler IPE Scholarship

Elaine Mischler MD Interprofessional Education Scholarship

Dr. Mischler has been a physician executive, clinician, teacher, author, speaker, and researcher in academic, community health organizations, health benefits administration and managed health care for over 30 years. She was professor of pediatrics at two medical Schools, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for 20 years, and the Medical College of Wisconsin for 3 years. She then moved into industry designing disease managements/population health programs for self-funded employers.

Dr. Mischler has generously provided the UW CIPE with an IPE Scholarship fund for one or two or a team of two professional students in a health/social-related program to complete an immersion experience (called project) to learn more and contribute to interprofessional team-based practice, education, and research.

Professional students in all health/social-related programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are eligible to apply. Students must be in good standing and committed to spend a minimum of 60 hours over 1-2 semesters on the project.

To Learn more about the Scholarship, please review the Application Guidelines Here.

To Apply, please complete the Online Application.