IPE Events Academic Year List

CTIPH Certificated Interprofessional Education (IPE) Events

Academic Year of Events

2023 CTIPH Event Timeline
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Introduction to Interprofessionalism

9/13/23, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
9/15/23, 3:00 - 5:00 PM

This IPE is a 2-hour online event that focuses on professional roles and responsibilities, clinician scope of practice, and collaborative team behaviors. Teams of 5-7 students explore their own roles, educate other students about their profession, and learn how collaborative teamwork can promote positive patient outcomes.

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Opioid Use Disorders

10/17/23 & 10/19/23: Both 3:00 - 5:00 PM

This IPE is a 2-hour online interprofessional event that introduces learners to the opioid epidemic in Arizona. Students learn about risk reduction messages and resources, how to identify the relationship between trauma and substance use, how to recognize signs of an opioid overdose, and how to respond to an opioid overdose using naloxone.

Registration closes September 23 unless the course reaches capacity prior.

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Weight-Inclusive Health

November, February & June

This IPE is a 2-week asynchronous module explores concepts related to the public health issue of obesity in the context of a weight-inclusive model. Students participate in shared learning regarding the value of collaborative, interprofessional practice.

Registration Closes October 7, unless course reaches capacity prior.


AZ Cannabis

11/9/23, 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Cannabis is Legal, Now What? This IPE is a 2-hour online introduction to Cannabis epidemiology, treatment, and safety recommendations in the context of legalization. In this activity, students will be introduced to information and invited to reflect and discuss the implications that legalized cannabis has on a range of fields, including medicine, pharmacy, public health, and social work, among others. 

Registration closes October 9, unless the IPE reaches capacity prior.

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Global Health

11/17/23, 12:30 - 4:00 PM

This is a 4-hour in-person interprofessional event that uses a simulation curriculum focused on common challenges, both practical and emotional, faced when working in resource-limited settings.  Students from colleges of medicine, pharmacy, nursing, and public health will learn to demonstrate high standards of ethical conduct and quality of care in contributions to team-based care.

Registration closes October 13, unless the IPE reaches capacity prior.

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2/9/24: 8:00-10:00 AM & 1:00-3:00 PM

This IPE is a 2-hour online event that introduces students to important topics in the lives of people with disabilities. The case-based exercise teaches teams of 5-7 students the roles and functions of an interprofessional team in the delivery of patient-centered care for persons with disabilities.

Registration closes in early-January, unless the IPE reaches capacity.

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Climate and Health

4/5/24, 2:00 - 4:30 PM

Climate and Health is limited registration for UA Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health.
This is an in person scenario-based event that focuses on climate challenges. Teams of 5-6 students will apply their expertise with that of team members to develop and propose their comprehensive plan.


Tobacco Cessation

Friday, April 19, 2024, asynchronous

At the Tobacco Cessation IPE event, healthcare students expertly acquire tobacco cessation skills, encourage collaboration among diverse disciplines, and empower attendees to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those working to break free from tobacco's hold.

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Team Behaviors

Fall 2024

The Interprofessional Team Behaviors CPR IPE is a 2-hour online event where teams of 5-7 students learn essential team skills like closed-loop communication, constructive intervention, knowledge sharing, re-evaluation, summarizing, and mutual respect.

Poverty simulation

Community Action Poverty Simulation

November, March, & June

This is a 3-hour in-person interactive, immersive experience, in the College of Nursing building. Poverty is a reality for many individuals and families. But unless you’ve experienced poverty, it’s difficult to truly understand. The Community Action Poverty Simulation (CAPS) bridges that gap from misconception to understanding. It sensitizes community participants to the realities of poverty. Participating Colleges include Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health and Nursing. Please note, nursing students must be enrolled in NURS 473 to participate in this activity.