About IPE

The mission of Interprofessional Education at Campbell University is to train students to function effectively as a member of an interprofessional health care team in a patient-centered medical home.

Students from the following programs will be the main participants:

  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • PA Program
  • Pharmacy
  • Public Health

The overall program goals are derived from the Interprofessional Education Collaborative Core Competencies. Download the Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice

Values and Ethics

  • Respect the unique cultures, values, roles/responsibilities, and expertise of other health professions
  • Manage ethical dilemmas specific to interprofessional patient/population centered care situations

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Engage diverse healthcare professional who complement one’s own professional expertise, as well as associated resources, to develop strategies to meet specific patient care needs
  • Forge interdependent relationships with other professions to improve care and advance learning

Interprofessional Communication

  • Listen actively, and encourage ideas and opinions of other team members
  • Communicate consistently the importance of teamwork in patient-centered and community-focused care

Teams and Teamwork

  • Engage other health professionals—appropriate to the specific care situation—in shared patient-centered problem-solving
  • Integrate the knowledge and experience of other professionals—appropriate to the specific care situation—to inform care decisions, while respecting patient and community values and priorities/preferences for care