May 2014 IPEC Institute

Interprofessional Education:
Building a Framework for Collaboration

May 4-7, 2014
Herndon, VA


The 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.

Registration
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Agenda
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.

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May 2014 IPEC Institute Agenda.

Institute Focus

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:

  1. Identify resources and commitments necessary to facilitate IPE at one’s institution
  2. Plan and design an IPE curriculum
  3. Create learner assessment strategies in IPE
  4. Develop faculty skills in IPE
  5. 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 (Strongly Recommended).
  • 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 sporte@aacn.nche.edu. 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.

Substitution Policy
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 sporte@aacn.nche.edu.

Institute Location
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.

Taxis from IAD or Super Shuttle from IAD to the Hyatt Dulles cost approximately $15 each way.

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.

Conference Materials
Pre-institute reading, resources, and assignments will be sent electronically to registered teams prior to the conference.

Additional Questions?

Please contact Shelley Porte at sporte@aacn.nche.edu for additional information.