This section provides comprehensive information about the activity including competencies, learning objectives, implementation, assessment, and resource needs.
Activity Learning Goals
At the completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
Promote Health Equity
Place the interests of patients and populations at the center of an interprofessional response to a disease outbreak, with the goal of promoting health, health equity and community resilience (IPEC VE 1; CEPH 1; CEPH 3; CEPH 4; CEPH 21; CPPH 3.1E, CPPH 3.7A)
Perform effectively on teams and in different team roles to plan, deliver and evaluate patient/population-centered care and population health programs and policies that are safe, timely, efficient, effective, and equitable (IPEC TT 11; CEPH 21; CPPH 4.1D; CPPH 4.3C)
Maintain competence in one’s own professional role appropriate to the scope of practice (IPEC VE 9; CEPH 1; CEPH 3; CEPH 4; CEPH 21; CPPH 3.7B; CPPH 4.1D)
Engage diverse professionals who complement one’s own professional expertise, as well as associated resources, to develop strategies to meet specific health and healthcare needs of patients and populations (IPEC RR 3; CEPH 21; CPPH 4.1D; CPPH 4.3C)
Organize and communicate information with patients, families, community members, and health team members in a form that is understandable, avoiding discipline-specific terminology when possible (IPEC C 2; CEPH 4)
Incorporate an understanding of how structural bias and social inequities undermine health (CEPH 6)
Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (2016)
Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice: Work with individuals of other professions to maintain a climate of mutual respect and shared values.
Roles/Responsibilities: Use the knowledge of one’s own role and those of other professions to appropriately assess and address the healthcare needs of patients and to promote and advance the health of populations.
Interprofessional Communication: Communicate with patients, families, communities and professionals in health and other fields in a responsive and responsible manner that supports a team approach to the promotion and maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease.
Teams and Teamwork: Apply relationship-building values and the principles of team dynamics to perform effectively in different team roles to plan, deliver and evaluate patient-/population-centered care and population health programs and policies that are safe, timely, efficient, effective, and equitable.
This activity was developed with the goal of meeting Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (IPEC 2016), Council for Education in Public Health (CEPH) Foundational Competencies, domains of the Clinical Prevention and Population Health (CPPH) Framework, as well as interprofessional collaboration competencies for the disciplines involved in the activity.