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IPCE Planning & Responsibilities

  1. The planning process for educational activities classified as “interprofessional” must demonstrate:
    • An integrated planning process that includes health care professionals from two or more
    • An integrated planning process that includes health care professionals who are reflective of the target audience members the activity is designed to
    • An intent to achieve outcome(s) that reflect a change in skills, strategy or performance of the health care team and/or patient
    • Reflection of one or more of the interprofessional competencies to include: values/ethics, roles/responsibilities, interprofessional communication, and/or teams/teamwork.
    • An opportunity for learners to learn with, from, and about each
    • Activity evaluations that seek to determine:
      • changes in skills, strategy, performance of one’s role or contribution as a member of the healthcare team; and/or
      • impact on the healthcare team; and/or
      • impact on patient

2. Continuing education consists of educational activities which serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a healthcare professional  uses to provide services for patients, the public, or the The content of CE is that body of knowledge and skills  generally recognized and accepted by the profession as within the basic healthcare sciences, the discipline of healthcare, and the provision of health care to the public.


3. The appropriate Joint Accreditation statement must be provided to learners prior to the start of each educational activity and on the certificate of completion if one is provided.


4. Activity files must be retained by the jointly accredited organization for six years following provision of the educational activity.


5.  An accredited provider must be able to verify participation of learners, when authorized by the learner, for up to six years.