Fostering the Facilitator: Principles and Strategies for Planning Interprofessional Continuing Education Programs
A description of the seminar: Advancing interprofessional education for pre-licensure learners and healthcare providers is dependent upon educational programming designed by interprofessional teams. This seminar will describe one institution’s approach to designing, implementing, and evaluating a continuing interprofessional education program for educators who supervise learning in clinical settings. The presenters will share their guiding principles, specific strategies, and lessons learned. Participants will engage in small group and large group discussion about key principles of co-design, collaborative communication, and community-building. Learning activities will consist of an interactive presentation (15 minutes), individual reflection (10 minutes), small group discussion (20 minutes), and large group semi-structured debriefing (15 minutes). Participants will respond to questions within a worksheet throughout the session to extend their knowledge, reflect on their own experiences, engage in discussion, and develop goals to apply within their own institution. The seminar will also provide opportunity for networking and community-building.
A discussion of how Summit theme will be addressed: This session will describe the strategies used in a continuing interprofessional education program emphasizing guiding principles and lessons learned. Participants will have opportunity to reflect on their own continuing interprofessional education and imagine opportunities to enhance foundational and continuing education programming within their own institutions through the use of co-design, collaborative communication, and community-building principles.
A minimum of three learning objectives (e.g. “after attending this session, the learner will be able to…”)
1) explain the need for continuing professional development to advance interprofessional education for learners and healthcare providers
2) describe an interprofessional co-design process for continuing education program planning
3) apply key principles of interprofessional program planning to advance interprofessional education and collaboration within and across institutions
Immediately actionable skills and/or practical knowledge intended for the participants to gain: Participants will learn about principles of co-design, collaborative communication, and community-building to advance their own efforts to expand Interprofessional continuing education.
Active learning strategies to be used: interactive presentation, think-pair-share, small group discussion, large group semi-structured debrief, worksheet with resource guide.
Description of how the seminar fulfills the priority criteria above, if applicable: This seminar address an often unmet need for continuing education to prepare educators to facilitate Interprofessional education and develop Interprofessional learning experiences.
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.