Learn More About IPE/IPP

Do you want to expand your knowledge of interprofessional education/interprofessional practice (IPE/IPP) and learn from others who have successfully applied this framework? The following is a curated and well-rounded selection of highly rated IPE/IPP sessions recorded during the 2016 ASHA Convention that you can access for free! We encourage you to dive in and discover what it takes to educate our current and next generation workforce on IPE/IPP and how to implement and work within a high-functioning collaborative team.

*You also have the option of earning ASHA continuing education units (CEUs)/professional development hours (PDHs) for each recording. See the "Earn CE credit" links below for fee and CE requirement information.

Integrating Interprofessional Education Into On-Campus Clinical Training

Four years ago, Towson University created the Institute for Well-Being to facilitate interprofessional education (IPE) for students across the health professions. Students engage in numerous community outreach experiences involving IPE. This session focuses on the challenges and solutions for making IPE work across multiple departments and majors. This session was presented at the 2016 ASHA Convention in Philadelphia.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to

  • develop interprofessional practicum experiences that bring students together across professional disciplines;
  • supervise student teams that cross discipline boundaries; and
  • develop strategies to overcome barriers that make it difficult to bring students together across disciplines.

Webinar and Resource Materials

(Note: This webinar does not have any handouts.)

Presenters

  • Sharon Glennen, Institute for Well-Being, Towson University
  • Karen Pottash, Institute for Well-Being, Towson University
  • Karen Helmuth Day, Institute for Well-Being, Towson University
  • Iona Hutton-Johnson, Institute for Well-Being, Towson University
  • Lisa Geary, Towson University

Course Information

  • CE Credit: 0.1 ASHA CEUs (1 PDH)
  • Dates: 2016–11/17/2017
  • Type of Course: Self-study webinar
  • Instructional Level: Introductory
  • Content Area: Related

A Collaborative Model for Interdisciplinary Education in Speech-Language Pathology: The Time Is Now

This session presents an efficient, collaborative, and motivating program for interprofessional education (IPE). Developed over 3 years at the Touro College School of Health Sciences in conjunction with the Master’s Program in Speech-Language Pathology, the program utilizes simulated IPE case management, faculty training, and curricular integration. This session was presented at the 2016 ASHA Convention in Philadelphia.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to

  • incorporate IPE core competencies into graduate training for speech-language pathology;
  • create simulated IPE experiences for graduate speech-language pathology students; and
  • explain interdisciplinary education as the new 2017 CAA Standard.

Webinar and Resource Materials

Presenters

  • Steven Blaustein, Touro College School of Health Sciences
  • Jill Horbacewicz, Touro College School of Health Sciences
  • Rivka Molinsky, Touro College School of Health Sciences
  • Alex Lopez, Touro College School of Health Sciences
  • Sondra Middleton, Touro College School of Health Sciences
  • Sandra Russo, Touro College School of Health Sciences

Course Information

  • CE Credit: 0.2 ASHA CEUs (2 PDHs)
  • Dates: 2016–11/18/2017
  • Type of Course: Self-study webinar
  • Instructional Level: Intermediate
  • Content Area: Related

Development and Implementation of Two Successful Clinician–Physician Interprofessional Teams in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Interprofessional collaboration among otolaryngologists, audiologists, and speech-language pathologists is pivotal to successful treatment of disorders of hearing, voice, and swallowing. This course highlights two teams: audiologist/physician and speech-language pathologist/physician. Cooperative models of care, including patient flow, Medicare compliance/reimbursement, treatment outcomes, and challenges are presented. This session was presented at the 2016 ASHA Convention in Philadelphia.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to

  • describe models of interprofessional practice;
  • discuss challenges to the implementation of interprofessional teams; and
  • integrate several methods of improved communication and collaborative practice for improved patient care.

Webinar and Resource Materials

Presenters

  • Edie R. Hapner, USC Voice Center
  • Joseph Montano, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Michael Johns, USC Voice Center
  • Samuel H. Selesnick, Weill Cornell Medical College

Course Information

  • CE Credit: 0.1 ASHA CEUs (1 PDH)
  • Dates: 2016–11/18/2017
  • Type of Course: Self-study webinar
  • Instructional Level: Intermediate
  • Content Area: Related

Harnessing Social Media to Improve Intervention for Individuals with Complex Communication Needs

Learn how social media, specifically, communities of practice (COPs), can be employed for interprofessional education (IPE). Using examples from the Communication Matrix Community, the presenters demonstrate how COPs help professionals collaborate and share information in order to improve intervention for individuals with complex communication needs. This session was presented at the 2016 ASHA Convention in Philadelphia.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to

  • compare and contrast communities of practice with traditional 1-day professional education courses;
  • identify and discuss at least three benefits of participating in an online community of practice; and
  • identify professional resources (e.g., community forum, community library, shared science) available on the Communication Matrix Community of Practice.

Webinar and Resource Materials

Presenters

  • Emily D. Quinn, Vanderbilt University
  • Alexandria Cook, Design to Learn Lab, Oregon Health and Science University
  • Charity Rowland, Oregon Health and Science University

Course Information

  • CE Credit: 0.1 ASHA CEUs (1 PDH)
  • Dates: 2016–11/19/2017
  • Type of Course: Self-study webinar
  • Instructional Level: Introductory
  • Content Area: Related

Dynamic Tools to Foster Interprofessional Practice with Children: Early Intervention, Preschool, and K–12 Schools

Partnering with education and health care colleagues is a great way to ensure outcomes-based services and academic achievement. Simultaneously, it enables professionals to expand their own horizons. This session explores several dynamic strategies and tools for fostering interprofessional education and interprofessional practice (IPE/IPP) in complex early intervention, preschool, and school settings. The session was presented at the 2016 ASHA Convention in Philadelphia and was developed by–and the presenter was invited by–Interprofessional Education Practice.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to

  • discuss the positive outcomes of IPE/IPP for early intervention, preschool, and K–12 schools;
  • define key elements, stages, and goals of effective interprofessional collaboration; and
  • use dynamic tools to strengthen interprofessional communication and collaboration.

Webinar and Resource Materials

Presenter

Jean Blosser, Creative Strategies for Special Education

Course Information

  • CE Credit: 0.2 ASHA CEUs (2 PDHs)
  • Dates: 2016–11/19/2017
  • Type of Course: Self-study webinar
  • Instructional Level: Intermediate
  • Content Area: Professional 

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