Building a Community of Practice: Strategies for IPE Administrative, Faculty, and Student Leaders
The Communities of Practice (CoPs) framework illustrates a method for improving team and team-member experience and outcomes by focusing on shared identity and values and being intentional about inclusion and growth. This framework has been applied to a multitude of disciplines and environments, including healthcare and education. Campus leaders have identified key strategies for successful cultivation of interprofessional CoPs at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC), a comprehensive academic health system boasting over 80 degree programs among 19 professions in seven colleges.
This seminar will describe the CoPs at OUHSC among campus administration, faculty champions, and student leaders. Participants will engage in active learning strategies including team problem solving and creation of a take-away action plan. After attending this session, the learner will be able to 1) Identify six strategies for fostering a community of practice with administrative, faculty, and student leaders; 2) Practice use of strategies using a team-based case study scenario, and 3) Design a take-away action plan to implement strategies with their leadership cohort. Immediately actionable skills will include tips for application of the six strategies with diverse cohorts of leaders to improve the experience and wellness of the healthcare team.
This seminar will address the Nexus Summit theme by addressing informal and workplace learning models, continuing professional development, faculty/preceptor development, student-led and engaged initiatives and collaborations, and workforce development and retention. Priority criteria noted are: 1) Inclusion of a student/learner on the author or presenter team, and 2) Design to impact Quadruple Aim¹ outcomes (improving the wellness of the health care team).
In support of improving patient care, this activity is planned and implemented by The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education Office of Interprofessional Continuing Professional Development (OICPD). The OICPD is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The National Center OICPD is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers (ATs). This program is eligible for Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
Physicians: The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education designates this live activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with their participation.
Physician Assistants: The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Nurses: Participants will be awarded contact hours of credit for attendance at this workshop.
Nurse Practitioners: The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME and ANCC.
Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians: This activity is approved for contact hours.
Athletic Trainers: This program is eligible for Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
Social Workers: As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the National Center is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The National Center maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive continuing education credits.
IPCE: This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.