FIPCC 2018 Facilitator Training Session

Session 1:
Date/Time: Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: TBD, Twin Cities Campus

Session 2:
Date/Time: Monday, September 10, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: TBD, Twin Cities Campus

Brian Sick, MD
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Interprofessional Academic Deputy, University of Minnesota AHC
Medical Director, Phillips Neighborhood Clinic
Past-President, Student Run Free Clinic Faculty Association


The overall goal of this session is to provide FIPCC facilitators information and skills to use when facilitating the small groups in the Foundations of Interprofessional Communication and Collaboration introductory IPE course. This training will help facilitators create learning experiences in which student will learn teamwork competencies and communication skills to improve their abilities to practice effectively as a member of a health care team.


  1. Identify elements of successful and meaningful interprofessional learning experiences.
  2. Describe facilitation behaviors that promote respectful, collaborative interactions and cultivate a learning environment that includes all perspectives in course discussions and exercises.
  3. Describe facilitation actions that provide students with an understanding of interprofessional education and collaborative care, and why it is important in our transforming health care environment.
  4. Describe facilitation actions that that provide students with opportunities to consider and work through challenges that relate to their future roles as health care professionals.
  5. Describe facilitate actions and exercises that demonstrate the importance of the interprofessional competencies addressed in the course: 
    1. Teamwork and Roles and Responsibilities 
    2. Wellbeing
    3. Teamwork and Communication
    4. Teamwork and Leadership
    5. Ethics

CE Credit Information:
This activity has been planned and implemented by University of Minnesota 1Health and the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.  Participation in one of these Foundations of Interprofessional Communication & Collaboration (FIPCC) Facilitator Training sessions will allow participants to earn continuing education credit.  We also intend to offer continuing education credit for Occupational Therapy and Medical Lab Sciences; Other professions/disciplines may be eligible to request CE credit through their respective boards.  

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