Resources

Though not formally involved in interprofessional education (IPE) and interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) initiatives at this time, CLIPP continues to facilitate and support interprofessional collaboration across all health science disciplines wih a focus on imrpoving system infrastructure, supports and processes for clinical education.

The following IPE and IPCP resources - some new, others related to past projects - may be of interest to anyone seeking information on the planning, development and/or evaluation of interprofessional education and collaborative practice initiatives.

Health Sciences Interprofessional Education in Canada

Canadian post-secondary institutions are at varying stages of IPE development and have implemented different approaches to meet their IPE objectives. The following links provide a glimpse into the current IPE landscape in Canada.

University of British Columbia

University of Toronto

Queen's University

Western University

McMaster University

Dalhousie University

Saskatchewan IPE Inventory

The Saskatchewan Interprofessional Education (IPE) inventory, completed in 2013, provides a snapshot of the types of learning opportunities avaiable to Saskatchewan health sciences students; which programs used IPE approaches; and what types of competencies were being learned.

IPE Inventory - November 21, 2013

Interprofessional Collaborative Practice and Learning Environments

The Interprofessional Collaborative Practice and Learning Environments Initiative (ICP & LE) was administered by the Western and Northern Health Human Resources Planning Forum, and funded through a grant from Health Canada. The aim was to develop, implement, and evaluate innovative and effective interprofessional collaborative practice and learning approaches to health care delivery in a variety of practice settings.

ICP & LE Website

Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative

The Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative is a national hub for interprofessional education, collaboration in healthcare practice and patient-centered care.

CIHC website


JRIPE is an open access journal that disseminate theropetical perspectives, methodologies, and evidence-based knowledge to inform interprofessional practice, education, and research to improve health care delivery, quality of care, and health status for individuals, families, and communities.