Trained facilitators are necessary to facilitate the diverse IPE events planned for UAMS students across the institution and to develop new IPE events.

For information on facilitator certification at the Northwest (Fayetteville) campus please contact Angel Holland, PT, DPT, EdD, GCS, Office: 479-713-8600,

Already facilitating IPE events? Click here for information on our exemption policy

IPE Workshops

101: Interprofessional Education - Theory, Evidence, and UAMS Application

  • Define the four core competency domains of Interprofessional Collaboration across practice, research, and educational contexts
  • Summarize the goals and components of the Quadruple Aim and understand how Interprofessional Education (IPE) is informing new educational practices at UAMS
  • Identify ways faculty can learn more about interprofessional collaboration at UAMS including:
    • Continuing education opportunities for skill-building
    • Certification to be an IPE Facilitator in order to work in IPE student education

Target audience:  All faculty are welcome, this seminar provides an overview of the international movement toward Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice, as well as the evidence-base behind the movement.  Further, it outlines how UAMS is applying IPE concepts and methods in our IPE student curriculum which facilitates students learning about core competencies in collaborative care and provides experiences for them to practice these skills while learning about, from, and with each other.

**The 101 is available as an online module on LearnonDemand.

201E: Facilitator Skills and IPE Event Design

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize the UAMS IPE program and its potential benefits to stakeholders
  • Build IPE Facilitation Skills through Active Learning
  • Describe the IPE Facilitator and IPE Master Facilitator certification process and documentation for promotion
  • Develop next steps and identify your role(s) in our IPE curriculum at UAMS

Target audience:  All faculty interested in learning how to facilitate interprofessional faculty or student events and/or would like to learn how to design and implement a new IPE event.

To register for the next 201E session CLICK HERE

301E: Facilitated Shadow and/or Event Co-Lead

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize key implementation and facilitation skills for a specific IPE event by individualized shadowing experiences
  • Practice skills by co-facilitation with confidential, structured feedback (both quantitative and qualitative).
  • Develop confidence and competency in IPE facilitation skills as a final step of the certification process.

Target audience:  All faculty interested in certification as an IPE Facilitator are welcome.  To become certified as an IPE Facilitator, faculty must shadow an IPE event and then schedule to co-lead an IPE event with observation and structured, confidential feedback. To become certified as an IPE Master Facilitator, faculty must shadow three different types of IPE events and then schedule to co-lead each of them with observation and structured, confidential feedback.

To shadow, and then co-facilitate, an event check out our event availability by CLICKING HERE


201C: How to Build (or Expand) an Interprofessional Clinical Team

Learning Objectives:

  • Summarize the political, economic, and social forces moving care models toward interprofessional team collaborations and its potential benefits to stakeholders.
  • Describe the numerous professionals who could be added to an interprofessional team
  • Describe the process by which teams work together
  • Develop a business plan which outlines the team expansion needed in attendee’s clinical area including who should be added, how the team will function together, and both short and long term outcomes.

Target Audience:  any faculty member who would like to build (or expand) an interprofessional clinical team.

To register for the next 201C session CLICK HERE

301C: Maximizing the Effectiveness of your Clinical Team

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize the skill sets contained within the four core competency domains associated with interprofessional collaborative practice.
  • Assess their own team’s current functioning and identify strengths/weaknesses
  • Develop an action plan to improve the effectiveness of the team’s functioning in a minimum of 3 areas.

Target Audience:  This workshop is designed for teams; thus a minimum of four members of an existing team (from different professions) should attend.  A self-evaluation 8 weeks prior to the workshop is required of attendees, where they self-report their current team functioning in a variety of areas.

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201R: How to Build and Facilitate an Interdisciplinary Research Team

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize the national forces moving scientific investigators toward collaborative team approaches to complex research questions.
  • Describe ways to network and identify new research collaborators
  • Describe the process by which research teams work effectively together and common problems that can occur in team process

Target Audience:  All faculty interested in learning ways to network, build, and facilitate an interdisciplinary research team.

301R: Writing Research Grants and Manuscripts Together

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize how to run an effective research team meeting
  • Describe effective elements of a team-based grant writing process and identify common pitfalls
  • Describe the effective elements of a team-based manuscript creation process and identify common pitfalls

Target Audience:  All faculty interested in learning ways to maximize the effectiveness of interdisciplinary grant writing and manuscript creation.


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