Interprofessional Noontime Forums Online: One Health Approach to Interprofessional Education

IPE INFORM is a series of monthly programming from Campbell University’s Office of Interprofessional Education. The series provides educational sessions on clinically relevant topics created by and presented to interprofessional groups. This year the theme of INFORM is centered around One Health: the interconnected web between humans, animals, plants, and the environment.

The programming for INFORM targets health science faculty and staff members, community practitioners, as well as other professionals and provides the opportunity to earn continuing education credit for free through Campbell University.  Students are also encouraged to register and attend as INFORM will provide them with an opportunity to gain knowledge on vital topics.

*Session dates are subject to change*


2022 Schedule

One Health & Interprofessional Education

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the four elements that makeup ‘One Health’
  2. Assess the general impacts of animal health and ecosystem health on human health
  3. Illustrate an understanding of the relationship between One Health and IPE
  4. Define zoonotic diseases and identify their role in human medicine

Application of One Health to Patient-Centered Care

Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify personal knowledge gaps and recognize when to consult outside experts to optimize patient outcomes
  2. Describe one of the major healthcare education barriers that challenge interprofessional collaboration

Companion Animal Diseases that Impact Human Health and Implications for Immunocompromised Individuals

Wednesday, March 9th, 2022

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the benefits patients receive through pet ownership
  2. Describe and recognize companion animals with the highest risk of causing human disease and the role they play in the spread of infectious diseases
  3. Outline the major pathways and common pathogens for zoonotic disease transmission to humans
  4. Identify specific populations at an increased disease risk due to pet ownership and discuss illness prevention strategies
  5. Review professions that contribute to controlling zoonotic disease transmission

Talking to Patients about Pets at Home: An Essential Conversation   

Wednesday, April 13th, 2022

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the patient health implications of pet ownership
  2. Review examples of companion animal-related questions to ask patients
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the potential impact of zoonotic diseases on human health
  4. Identify information/potential risk factors a patient may have that would be missed if they were not asked about companion animals at home

Factors Contributing to the Emergence of Infectious Diseases – Part 1

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

Learning Objectives:

  1. List human factors that have contributed to emerging infectious diseases
  2. Describe microbiological, genetic, and biological factors that have contributed to emerging infectious diseases
  3. Identify daily practices to reduce the human factors contributing to emerging infectious diseases

Factors Contributing to the Emergence of Infectious Diseases – Part 2

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize the social, political, and economic factors that have affected emerging infectious diseases
  2. List environmental factors that have contributed to emerging infectious diseases
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the interconnectedness of the factors affecting emerging infectious diseases
  4. Discuss what factors lead to the emergence of SARS-CoV-2

Environments & Patient Health Implications

Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the different environments that impact patient health
  2. Discuss the health implications of different environments
  3. Identify patient environmental risk factors in an individualized manner
  4. Provide patient-centered strategies on managing environmental risk factors

Epidemiology & Disease Distribution

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define the difference between endemic, epidemic, and pandemic
  2. Explain the components of the epidemiological triad and their impact on disease
  3. Provide an example of a cross-species spillover event
  4. Explain how population characteristics, community composition, and ecosystem dynamics affect pathogen transmission
  5. Provide examples of how human health has been impacted by climate change


Outbreak Investigation & Intervention

Wednesday, September 14th, 2022

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the eight steps of an outbreak investigation
  2. Explain the difference between active and passive surveillance and identify the benefits of each
  3. Provide examples of outbreak interventions strategies

Foodborne Disease & Food Safety

Wednesday, October 12th, 2022

Learning Objectives:

  1. Provide examples of common foodborne illnesses
  2. Discuss the types of food-borne disease exposure routes
  3. Provide tips as to how a patient can protect themselves from foodborne illness

Importance/Benefits of Communication Across Multiple Disciplines

Monday, November 14th, 2022 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize that teamwork and collaboration are essential to provide the best patient-centered care and improve patient outcomes
  2. Discuss the patient health implications of consulting collaboratively with healthcare professionals in multiple disciplines
  3. Discuss the impact working collaboratively has on awareness of personal learning limitations

Public Health Implications of IPE

Wednesday, December 14th, 2022

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the importance of using a one health/systems approach to medicine
  2. Discuss how to incorporate a One Health approach into clinical disease investigation
  3. Provide examples of how public health can be improved by professionals communicating across a variety of disciples
  4. Identify the benefit of utilizing a One Health approach on human health outcomes
  5. Recognize the knowledge health professionals from other disciplines can provide to address a problem from a One Health perspective


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