The Center for Interprofessional Education promotes interprofessional educational opportunities that advance teamwork and result in improved health care.
1Health is a vision for interprofessional education in which all AHC students entering into professional schools at the AHC must demonstrate competency during three phases of (Phase I: Orientation, Phase II: Building the Toolbox, Phase III: Authentic Experiences) their pre-professional development in the following areas by participating in interprofessional experiences and meeting defined competencies: Professionalism/Ethics, Communication and Teamwork. For additional information on the 1Health curriculum, click here: 1Health.
Competencies for Interprofessional Collaboration
On May 10, 2011, two new reports were released by six national health professions associations and three private foundations recommending new competencies for interprofessional education in the health professions, and action strategies to implement them in institutions across the country. By establishing these competencies, the proponents believe our nation’s health care system can be transformed to provide collaborative, high-quality, and cost-effective care to better serve every patient. To read news release and reports, click here.