COPHS Interprofessional Education

What is Interprofessional Education (IPE)?
Interprofessional education refers to occasions when students from two or more professions in health and social care learn together during all or part of their professional training to cultivate collaborative practice for providing patient-centered care.

Why is it Important?
The IPE program provides students in health professions a skill set that will ultimately increase patient safety, reduce errors, maximize efficiencies, and improve quality of care.