Interprofessional Education & Development (IPED)

Classroom Team Based Learning

Multiple teams talking around long tables

The Interprofessional Education and Development (IPED) is a two semester course required of health professions students from the anesthesiologist assistant, dental, medical, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, and physician assistant programs on the Anschutz Medical Campus. There will also be students participating from the School of Public Health. The course is longitudinal and takes place over 16 sessions—8 sessions in the spring of year 1 and 8 sessions in the fall of year 2. Sessions are two hours in length, and involve active learning in teams using a team-based learning (TBL) method to engage learners in three competency domains:

Teamwork & Collaboration

  • Team structure
  • Roles & responsibilities
  • Situational monitoring
  • Conflict management
  • Advocacy & assertion

Ethics & Values:

  • 8 step method of ethical analysis
  • Professional & patient autonomy
  • Informed consent
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Access to healthcare

Quality & Safety

  • Systems level practice
  • Root cause analysis
  • Engaging with patients
  • Improving care
  • Contributing to a culture of safety

Session Outcomes and Learning Objectives can be found here: 

IPED Course Director:

IPE Program Coordinator

IPE Student Representatives can be found here

IPE Council & Program Representatives can be found here