Building a Framework for Collaboration
May 4-7, 2014
Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) will hold its next
Institute May 4-7, 2014, in Herndon, VA. It is entitled: Interprofessional Education: Building a Framework for Collaboration. Additional
information regarding this particular Institute follows.
The IPEC Institute will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, May 5, 2014. Therefore, participants should arrive the afternoon or evening of Sunday, May 4, 2014. The institute will conclude at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.
The May 2014 Institute will focus on the fundamentals of
interprofessional education (IPE). This institute will focus on
the basics of interprofessional education (IPE). In this institute,
attendees will participate in team-based activities and will have
opportunities to consult with peers in order to develop a programmatic
action plan to:
Identify resources and commitments necessary to facilitate IPE at one’s institution
Plan and design an IPE curriculum
Create learner assessment strategies in IPE
Develop faculty skills in IPE
Communicate the team’s IPE objectives to decision makers
In addition, registered teams will be assigned preparatory readings and participate in institute-related assessments.
Pre-course reading activities will be assigned prior to the face-to-face
workshop, and the entirety of the institute will afford opportunities
for networking and a community of focused, collegial collaboration. Upon
returning to their home institutions, workshop participants will be
better prepared to develop faculty teams with the knowledge and skills
necessary to implement an interprofessional education plan.
Team Composition Requirements
Well-composed teams help maximize institute outcomes. The Institute has put in place several key criteria:
Each team must have no fewer than three (3) members and no more than five (5) members (Required).
Each team should have at minimum, two (2) different health professions should be represented per team (Required).
Each team should have at minimum, one (1) team member must have
institutional responsibility for curricular planning or have expertise
in interprofessional relationship development (Required).
Each team must identify one team organizer who will serve as the team’s contact point for the Institute (Required).
Each team should have, at minimum, two (2) of the following health
professions on their team: Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Osteopathic
Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health (StronglyRecommended).
Institutions affiliated with a healthcare service facility such as a
VA, local community health center or affiliated medical center, might
consider adding a representative from that facility (Optional).
The Registration Package
The IPEC Institute registration package fee is $1,395 per person. When
online registration opens, you must register as a team: Please prepare
your budget accordingly and gather required individual information to
streamline the process. Payment must be made by credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express), institutional check or purchase order.
Your team’s space is not secure until full payment is received. Once
your team has registered and submitted full payment, your team has
secured space at the Institute. The package fee for each registrant
includes accommodations (single occupancy rooms) for three nights
(May 4-7, 2014), onsite breakfasts and lunches, refreshment breaks
and conference materials. Please note that you will be responsible for
dinner each night.
Refund and Cancellation Policy
All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in
writing by January 1, 2014. A refund of the conference, minus a $250
administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that
date. No refunds will be granted for requests received after January 1,
2014. Submit all requests to Shelley Porte via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conference registrations are fully transferrable (see Substitution
Policy); however, conference fees cannot be transferred to other IPEC
conferences. We regret that refunds will not be provided for no-shows.
Registration substitutions for individual team member registrants are
permitted prior to the conference; however, conference fees cannot be
transferred to other IPEC conferences. Only one substitution is
permitted per original registrant. The individual submitting the
substitution request is responsible for all financial obligations (any
balance due) associated with that substitution as well as updating any
contact information and hotel reservation details. Submit all requests
to Shelley Porte via email at email@example.com.
The Institute will be held at the Hyatt Dulles,
2300 Dulles Corner Boulevard, Herndon, VA 20171 near the Washington
Dulles International Airport (IAD). Your registration fee includes hotel
accommodations for three nights at the Hyatt Dulles. Reduced conference
rates represent a portion of your entire registration fee and cannot be
separated out. IPEC will be placing hotel reservations for attendees.
Each approved attendee will receive a separate form that must be
completed in order to receive an individual hotel confirmation.
Transportation To/From Dulles International Airport:
The Hyatt Dulles offers a complimentary Dulles Airport hotel shuttle for
transportation to and from Dulles International Airport (IAD). The drop
off and pick up points at the airport will be at curbs 2A and 2H. The
complimentary shuttle runs every 30 minutes from 5:15am until 12:30am.
The shuttle leaves the hotel at the :15 and :45 of every hour and the
shuttle picks up at Dulles International Airport (IAD) at the top ( :00)
and bottom ( :30) of every hour.
To/From Reagan National Airport:
Reagan National Airport (DCA) is located approximately 40 minutes from
the Hyatt Dulles hotel and is not metro accessible. Taxis from DCA
(approximately $68 each way) or Super Shuttle from DCA (approximately $30 each way) are available.
Pre-institute reading, resources, and assignments will be sent electronically to registered teams prior to the conference.
Please contact Shelley Porte at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
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