Approximately 160 students and preceptors representing most of WesternU's nine colleges provided free screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar, diabetes, dental, osteopathic manipulative therapy, vision, foot exams, body mass index calculation, and more. For the first time, the Student Government Association (SGA) and the American Pharmacists Association - Academy of Students (APhA-ASP) are combining resources to co-host the health fair, along with help from Target. APhA-ASP is receiving financial support from a Target Campus Grant. March, 2013
The IPE Curriculum: What Faculty Members
Need to Know
Institute for Medical Educators – Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education
IPE Curriculum Presentation and IPE
as an educational innovation: Principles and lessons learned for linking IPE to
educational and practice outcomes panel discussion. November 29-30 2012 by John
Community Health Fair IPE
More than 250 students and faculty from Western University of Health Sciences volunteered their time and provided free health screenings and information during the fourth annual Community Health Fair Saturday, March 3, 2012
Pharmacy and DO students Therapeutic Management Collaborative
Pharmacy students rotate in a family medicine practice to learn how to evaluate the medication that patients are taking," Henderson said. "I believe this is the first program of its kind in the United States."
Native American students about diabetes, health careers
The WesternU portion of their summer curriculum emphasized diabetes education and prevention, led by the Western Diabetes Institute. WesternU’s WDI is a patient-centered integrated practice unit dedicated to diabetes and its adverse effects, wherein assessments and plans of care are developed using a team approach.
Cases for IPE
Rooted in principles of PBL, this workshop focuses on writing cases designed to facilitate student learning and the development of clinical reasoning skills. The workshop will emphasize IPE, and selected cases may be utilized as part of the IPE curriculum.
IPE Case Development Template
Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC)
“Western University of Health Sciences had two members on this panel representing pharmacy and osteopathic medicine,” Dean Robinson said. “I think this speaks volumes to the national visibility that WesternU has achieved in the world of interprofessional education.”