Interprofessional Education and Practice

Western's Faculty of Health Sciences is committed to the education and training of health care professional students to collaborate as effective team members practicing high quality patient-centred health care. It is the mission of the Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPEP) to contribute to the education and training of health care professional students to collaborate as effective team members practicing high quality client-centred health care within their scope of practice; and to provide leadership in continuing education of health care providers for excellence in interprofessional health care services. 

Interprofessional Education Resources

Workshops

The Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPEP) creates opportunities for students across diverse health care fields to learn from each other and work in a collaborative setting.

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Building Blocks of IPE

The Building Blocks of IPE is a storyline module available through OWL. Click the link below for more information.

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Case Studies

Video case studies serve as tools to teach interdisciplinary perspectives within health programs across postsecondary institutions.

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AITCS-II

Assessment of Interprofessional Team Collaboration Scale II is a diagnostic tool that assists health care teams in evaluating their interprofessional practices.

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Team C

TEAMc (Toolkit to Enhance and Assist Maximizing Team Collaboration) helps to deliver patient-centered care in a participatory, collaborative and coordinated approach to shared decision making around health and social issues.

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Circles of Care Game

Circles of Care is an interprofessional education game that helps learners gain skills to thrive within a collaborative team. It is played by two to four teams of four to ten players each. The team will represent a range of health and social care professions.

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