UW CIPE Interprofessional Teamwork Competency Module


UW Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (UW CIPE) in collaboration with its program/school partners is offering the Interprofessional Teamwork Competency Module to over 600 students from Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant programs. The Interprofessional Teamwork Competency Module is based on the national interprofessional competencies (IPEC, 2016), and serves as an introduction of interprofessional practice and education (IPE) to students, as well as an opportunity to gain an understanding of interprofessional teamwork and how to optimize patient outcomes by improving team collaboration.

The Interprofessional Teamwork Competency Module is offered online – using a Canvas site and BBCU platform – with a synchronized  session on September 3rd.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the process of team development and the roles and practices of effective teams.
  2. Engage health and other professionals in shared patient-centered and population-focused problem-solving.
  3. Integrate the knowledge and experience of health and other professions to inform health and care decisions, while respecting patient and community values and priorities/preferences for care.
  4. Reflect on individual and team performance for individual, as well as team, performance improvement.