Practical Steps to Address Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Implementation Challenges: The Loyola Experience

Des Moines , IA US
February 26, 2015

There is no cost to attend and registration is not required.

Dr. Fran Vlasses and Dr. Aaron Michelfelder will present the challenges and rewards of a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)-funded project to transform clinical practice into an interprofessional model at Loyola University Chicago. 

A question and answer session will follow the webinar presentation.

Target Audience

DMU faculty.


  1. Understand the Loyola model for interprofessional transformation at clinical practices
  2. Outline tips for managing challenges, human resources and system dynamics during IPECP implementation
  3. Consider opportunities for applying the Loyola IPECP model at other institutions and using partnerships to maximize its success
  4. Showcase how National Center resources can be used to support IPECP transformation


Fran Vlasses, PHD, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF, FAAN

Associate Director, Institute for Transformative Interprofessional Education; Chair, Health Systems, Leadership and Policy, Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago


Aaron Michelfelder, MD, FAAFP, FAAMA

Professor of Family Medicine, Bioethics & Health Policy, Medical Education; Co-Director for the Institute for Transformative Interprofessional Education (I-TIE), Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/26/2015 - 10:00am CST
Event ends: 
02/26/2015 - 11:00am CST
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Ryan Hall 281
Des Moines , IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)


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