Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice University of The Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry Andrew Buzzelli, O.D., M.S. Dean and Professor October, 2013 Overview What is IPECP? How it’s developing at UIW Goals Objectives Model Logistics Challenges Pro’s and Con’s What is IPECP? Interprofessional Education Interprofessional Education occurs when two or more learn about, from, and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes. Collaborative Practice When multiple health workers from different professional backgrounds provide comprehensive services by working with patients, their families, care givers and communities to deliver the highest quality of care across settings WHO, Framework for Action on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice, 2010; Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, 2011 WHO, Framework for Action on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice, 2010; Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, 2011 Preparing Collaborative Practice Ready Health Care Professionals… Interprofessional Education promotes collaboration Collaboration enhances coordinate care for complex patients Coordinated care improves patient outcomes Objectives Develop an educational experience that can be expanded to all optometry students. Create a SUSTAINABLE clinical model Collect data to track changes in patient care and student practice habits Faculty development Logistics Health care teams: Clinic 1 Faculty facilitator High Risk Diabetic 5 Students Nursing Pharmacy Health Administration Physical Therapy Optometry Patients Once per week (AM only) 3 Patients Funding: 1 Primary care physician Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Grant $500,000 Annually (up to 3 yrs.) Benefit Underserved Populations IPECP Clinic in a Medical Home NP Exam Pharmacy/ Conference Pharmacy/ Conference Vitals Room PT Exam Closet Huddle Table Reception Waiting area Lab Processing DM Educational Center O pt o m e t ry 10:15 – DM Centering (diet, exercise, and lifestyle) 10:30 – Team Conference (with PCP and patient if available) * Eye Exam from Optometry at enrollment with follow up PRN Patient A 8:00 – Check in/vitals 8:15 – Nurse Practitioner 8:45 – Physical Therapy 9:15 – Pharmacy Patient B 8:00 – Check in/vitals 8:15 – Physical Therapy 8:45 – Pharmacy 9:15 – Nurse Practitioner Patient C 8:00 – Check in/vitals 8:15 – Pharmacy 8:45 – Nurse Practitioner 9:15 – Physical Therapy Pro’s and Con’s Pro’s Con’s Cross professional Communication exposure Student’s recognize value Enhances the student/patient relationship Improved resource management Funding Scheduling/Coordinati on Overlap of roles/responsibilities Conclusion Comments or Questions?