Integrating a Learning Health-System Framework for the Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environment to Transform Primary Care
The U.S. Health System is under immense stress given the global events of the COVID-19 pandemic, aging populations with increased chronic disease burden and increasing levels of health disparities in vulnerable populations. These events have highlighted the importance of primary care in our society, now more than ever. Yet, national trends continue to demonstrate fewer healthcare professions students entering into primary care fields. Through a dynamic partnership with a large health system and a public university, an interdisciplinary research team have developed a unique process of crosswalking various frameworks in postgraduate physician training, the interprofessional clinical learning environment (CLE) and the health services research to create a new framework to transform primary care training and practice. This seminar describes this novel approach to reimagine primary care collaborative practice and learning in order to attract and retain primary care clinicians, using an interprofessional clinical learning environment (IP-CLE) framework integrated with the Learning Health System (LHS) model proposed by the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
After attending this seminar, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify the direct connections between the characteristics of the optimal Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environment (IP-CLE) and the Learning Health System (LHS) as applicable to training healthcare professions students in the primary care environment.
2. Create shared mental models that integrate the concepts of the IP-CLE and the LHS as they relate to the participant’s respective organizations/institutions.
3. Design a prototype curricular model that possesses IP-CLE and LHS concepts for interprofessional learners and clinical teams/preceptors.
Further, through use small group work, large group discussion and active learning strategies, participants will take an active role in using shared mental modeling and matrix analysis of preferred education/training frameworks (IP-CLE) yielded concepts and the Learning Health System (LHS) to create a curricular prototype model that may be used in their institution/organization.
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.