The IPEP Blog
Posted by Johnny Fenton on May 16, 2013
The surprise dilemma: How do you teach a teacher? The taste had gone out of food—and life in general when I was widowed several years ago. With a background of volunteerism and as a University of Arizona (UA) alumna, I signed on for the Interprofessional Mentoring Program within The UA Center on Aging. Then Mondays with Cassia Griswold were, once again, delicious with ideas and events!
Posted by Jody Thompson on May 10, 2013
The University of Arizona’s Interprofessional Education & Practice Program (IPEP) Student Interest Group (SIG) had its second and largest community event of the year on Friday, April 26, 2013 when SIG members came together to serve the community at the Southern Arizona Head Start health fair and clinic.
Originally, 27 children were scheduled at Friday’s clinic, which took place at the 22nd street Child–Parent center location. The day turned out to be far busier than expected, and by the end of the morning 42 children received services.
Posted by Yvonne Price on May 7, 2013
In late 2012, it became clear to IPEP that a major change was occurring in how people use the web. The change was even more pronounced among the students that are such an important part of the audience we try to serve. Consider the following statistics from The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project survey conducted in June 2012:
Posted by Jody Thompson on Apr 26, 2013
The University of Arizona’s Interprofessional Education & Practice Program (IPEP) Student Interest Group (SIG) had its first big community event of the year on Monday, April 22 when SIG members came together to serve the community at the University of Arizona South Campus Mobile Health Maternity Clinic.IPEP SIG and Community Involvement
In an article last week, we talked about the primary goals of the IPEP SIG, including the ability to provide students with opportunities to practice as part of an interprofessional team in real world health care settings.
Posted by Jody Thompson on Apr 18, 2013
The month of April is an exciting time for the Interprofessional Education & Practice Program (IPEP) Student Interest Group (SIG) as months of preparation will conclude with the Mobile Health Maternity Clinic on April 22 and the Headstart Clinic on April 26.
The IPEP Blog will follow the SIG and their work in the community with a series of articles over the next month.
Posted by Jody Thompson on Apr 9, 2013
On April 3rd, over 400 students and more than 25 faculty members from the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Law, and Arizona State University School of Social work came together to learn about important topics in the lives of people with disabilities and the value of working in a team with other professionals.
Posted by Yvonne Price on Mar 28, 2013
Since its inception in 2007, the Collaborating Across Borders (CAB) conferences have brought together health care professionals, researchers and educators with the focus of interprofessional and collaborative practice, and its impact within their communities.
A signature event of the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative (AIHC) and the Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative (CIHC), the conferences have become an internationally recognized venue for sharing ideas, research and best practices.
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