Adapting IPE During COVID-19
Interprofessional collaboration among health care teams and educators is necessary to put innovative, effective health care delivery and research into practice to address the complexities brought forth by COVID-19. Below are resources for health care teams and educators to connect and learn how others are implementing team-based care amid a global health crisis.
The University of Texas at Austin is a designated COVID-19 Vaccination Hub. Click here for information and resources, including how to sign up to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (NEXUS) offers Connecting at the Nexus: COVID-19 Edition, a series of web-based discussions, webinars, and forums to foster conversation, learning, and resource-sharing among leaders in interprofessional practice and education. Learn more here>.
The Dell Medical School Department of Health Social Work has organized a comprehensive resource toolkit to address many issues issues related to COVID-19.
iCollaborative: Clinical Teaching & Learning Experiences without Physical Patient Contact is a resource collection that was built in response to the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the teaching and learning of health professionals. Designed by diverse educators, this working collection features clinical learning experiences, which can be readily used or easily adapted for specific, local settings, without the need for physical patient contact. Learn more here>
Texas A&M University Health (TAMU) Office of Interprofessional Education & Research (IPER) is hosting a series of free webinars that highlights interprofessional efforts across TAMU Health in response to COVID-19. Learn more here>.
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education offers resources for clinicians and educators to respond to COVID-19. Learn more here>.
American Psychiatric Nurses Association's site has great tips for managing stress. While they are focused on nurses, their tips are transferable to all front line health care and essential workers.
Share Your Experience
Contact us if you would like to share your experience of how you have adjusted your interprofessional team as a result of COVID-19. Examples include clinical teams, faculty across programs, and community organizations. We will include in forthcoming messages and post on our website. Our goal is to provide you with information about best practices, innovations, and inspirations from health care professionals who have mobilized to be innovative and responsive during the COVID-19 crisis.