Opportunity to participate in a Structured IPE Clinical Placement

Students from across all professions are invited to learn about, with and from students in other professions while on placement at UHN.

SIPE Theme – Communication
Location - On Teams (virtual)
  Date Time
Student Orientation Session (1.5 hr.)   Wednesday, October 25th 2023 4.00 – 5.30 p.m.
Co-facilitated Tutorial (1.5 hr.)   Wednesday,  November 1st 2023 4.00 – 5.30 p.m.
Student Led Session (no facilitators needed) (1.5 hr.)**   TBD by students  
Co-facilitated Tutorial (1.5 hr.)    Wednesday,  November 8th 2023 4.00 – 5.30 p.m.
Co-facilitated Tutorial (1.5 hr.)  Wednesday, November 15th 2023 4.00 – 5.30 p.m.
Final IPE Student Presentation
(30-min presentation with 30-min discussion) 
Wednesday, November 22nd 2023 4.00 – 5.00 p.m

Please note times and dates will be determined by the UHN IPEC team and the Facilitators. Please contact Jill.Krupa@uhn.ca for more information.

Structured IPE Clinical Experiences (SIPE) provide students with the opportunity to:

  • Develop an increased understanding of the unique and shared expertise that each brings to the solution of patient-centered problems,
  • Learn and develop clinical expertise together,
  • Develop an understanding of team dynamics, communication skills within the team and conflict resolution within the context of a well-functioning team
  • Meet the IPE requirements of their academic program. For professions who are required to achieve a certain number of hours in a practice area, a SIPE is counted as part of practice hours.

Every student/trainee at UHN has the opportunity to, and is welcomed, encouraged, and expected to participate in Interprofessional Education at UHN.

Each SIPE consists of a time commitment of 5-10 hours and will include:

Week 1 Orientation Tutorial (1.5 hours)
Week 2, 3, 4 Facilitated Tutorials (1.5 hours each)
Week 5 Learner group presentation (20-30 min presentation and 30 min discussion; preparation is on the group’s own time, outside of scheduled SIPE activities)

Structured IPE Clinical Experiences will be held online on MSTeams! Students may only register for one SIPE. Choose one SIPE based on location, timing and theme. Themes for each SIPE are intentionally broad to allow students to shape the specifics of session topics to their collective needs.

Please register early as space is limited to 10 students, preferably with only 2 from each profession!

Please speak to your preceptor before signing up for this program.

Students can register or preceptors/clinical instructors register on a student’s behalf using the form below.

For further questions or concerns please contact: Jill.Krupa@uhn.ca

Structured IPE Placement Registration

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