Office of Interprofessional Education

Office of Interprofessional Education will work in partnership with students and faculty from the five UAMS colleges (Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health) and the Graduate School, to provide leadership in needs assessment, implementation, and evaluation of interprofessional activities. The focus will be activities that prepare students to provide coordinated and effective team care while working with those from different professional backgrounds.

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Interprofessional education can be defined simply as:

Quote…When students from two or more professions learn about, from and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes” (WHO 2010)