2018 MIPERC Conference
Developing Healthy Populations, Communities, and Systems through Interprofessional Collaboration
Thursday, September 20 and Friday, September 21, 2018
Richard M. DeVos Center - Grand Valley State University
401 W. Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
This conference has been designated as an American Interprofessional Health Collaborative (AIHC) Affiliate Conference.
Conference Keynote Speakers Include:
Barbara Brandt, PhD, EdM
Director, National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education; Associate Vice President for Education, Academic Health Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Shelly Virva, LCSW
Associate Clinical Director, Behavioral Health Integration, National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs/Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers
Corey Waller, M.D.,
Principal, Health Management Associates; Managing Partner, Taproot Health Strategies
President, Life EMS Ambulance
Upon completion of this event, participants will be able to:
- Consider the relevance of interprofessional collaborative practice and interprofessional education approaches to design community, population, and system interventions.
- Propose the application of interprofessional collaborative practice knowledge and skills, commonly used in individual client situations, to communities, populations, and systems.
- Discuss how social, economic, educational, and cultural characteristics affect population and community health.
- Develop an appreciation for the role of advocacy in improving populations and community health.
- Discuss the selection of approaches to evaluate the impact of interprofessional collaborative practice and interprofessional education on populations, community, and system health.
(A detailed schedule is included in our conference brochure.)
Podium and Poster Abstracts
The Abstract Submission processed has closed. All participants have been notified of the committee's decisions. If you have questions about the process or your presentation, please contact our office by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MIPERC is accepting sponsorships for the 2018 Conference. Choose a major sponsorship or an advertising sponsorship - consider promoting your organization, programs, or open positions.
Questions may be directed to Diane Dykstra at email@example.com or 616-331-5876.
Hotel Information -The conference is held during the same time period as the popular Grand Rapids ArtPrize event. Early hotel reservations highly recommended!)
Art Prize Website - Plan some leisure time around the conference. If you haven't been to ArtPrize before, you'll be amazed!
Experience Grand Rapids - A complete listing of things to do, restaurants, etc. in Grand Rapids.
Invoice/Payment Form for Pay by Check - Credit Card payments are highly encouraged for your conference registration. However, we provide this option for those who need to pay by check. Please register as usual and submit this form with your payment. Organizations may also pay sponsorship by check using this form.
Questions about the conference may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 616-331-5876.
Continuing Education Credits
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 3.5 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). The Developing Healthy Populations, Communities, and Systems through Interprofessional Collaboration is accredited for 3.5 hour(s) for completion of all CE Sessions on September 20-21, 2018. The Developing Healthy Populations, Communities, and Systems through Interprofessional Collaboration is a knowledge-based activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education and Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research Center (MIPERC). Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation 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.
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education is a joint provider of this activity.