IPE Outreach


Community Health
Fair IPE

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

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.”


WesternU teaches
Native American students about diabetes, health careers

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


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)
Core Competencies

“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.”