The theme of this year's Interprofessional Education conference is "Best Practices and Innovations in Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research", with four conference objectives:
- Discuss current, evidence-based, best practices in interprofessional practice, education, and research.
- Learn about innovations in interprofessional practice, education, and research.
- Identify important research and program evaluation questions related to interprofessional practice and education.
- Describe approaches for integrating best practices into practice and education settings and for evaluating their outcomes.
In Addition to the Professional Podium & Poster Breakout Sessions our
Keynote Speakers Include:
Roger Spoelman - President & CEO of Mercy Health in West Michigan
Barbara Brandt, PhD - Director of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. Minneapolis, Minnesota
Scott Shipman, M.D., MPH - Director of Primary Care Affairs & Workforce Analysis for the Association of American Medical Colleges. Washington, DC
Amy Barton, PhD, RN, FAAN - Professor, Daniel and Janet Mordecai Endowed Chair in Rural Health Nursing, Associate Dean for Clinical and Community Affairs at the University of Colorado, College of Nursing. Denver, Colorado
The Center for Integrative Medicine (A Panel Presentation), Grand Rapids, Michigan
The Spectrum Health Medical Group Center for Integrative Medicine is a multi-specialty clinic that employs an interprofessional model of care to assess and treat high-frequency emergency department patients.
Continuing Medical Education Credits
This activity has been planned an implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Michigan State Medical Society Committee on CME Accreditation through the join sponsorship of the Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners and Grand Valley State University. The Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners is accredited by the CME Accreditation to provide continuing medic al education for physicians. The Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners designates this educational activity for a maximum of 5 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Physical Therapy Education Credit
This conference has been approved for up to 9 CEU credits by the Michigan Physical Therapy Association. MPTA course approval #1376-1106