Connect with your health care teammates
Effective health care doesn’t happen alone. It takes a team.
This certificate teaches you about other health care fields. Know how to work together
with nurses, social workers, doctors, nutritionists and more.
By understanding what your peers do, you can excel on the health care team.
Choose your certificate
Contact the Academic Advising and Transfer Center to declare a certificate in foundations of interprofessional education in health care.
Foundations of Interprofessional Education in Health Care
Interprofessional education (IPE) at the collegiate level can lead to interprofessional
collaborative practice in the professional health care industry. This certificate
will introduce students to interprofessional education and the role of the interprofessional
team to promote patient and population health outcomes. Students will gain knowledge
of the Interprofessional Education Collaborative, a national collaborative of health
profession associations, and the four core competencies of collaborative practice
which include: Values and Ethics, Roles and Responsibilities, Interprofessional Communication,
and Teams and Teamwork. Students completing this certificate program will have an
enhanced understanding of the importance of a functioning collaborative team.
Program requirements (12 hours)
- IPE 375(3), 470(3); 575(3) or 576(3); 599(3).
- All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.