Health professional students in class

Introduction to Collaborative Care for Health Professions Students

Audience: Non-Creighton health professions students
Method: Online
Duration: This is a self-paced course
Credits: .5 undergraduate credits
Graduate application: Not required
Cost: $50

Institutional rate is negotiable based on number of students. Contact the CIPER office at 402.280.5270 or email for the institutional rate. 

Learn the basics of collaborative care

This online, self-paced course provides a basic introduction to the concepts of interprofessional education (IPE) and interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) for non-Creighton health professions students. The course is designed to be .5 credits or 8 contact hours. You can take it at your own pace within the designated time frame. 

Students will receive an introduction to:

  • Core competencies for interprofessional collaborative practice 
  • Roles and responsibilities of health care providers on the team
  • Health care team development and dynamics

The course is integrated with cases for application and knowledge growth.

Meet the instructors

This collaborative care course led by Joy Doll, OTD, OTR/L and team taught with instructors from a variety of backgrounds. Course instructors are:

  • Joy Doll, OTD, OTR/L
    Executive Director of CIPER
    Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy
  • Kim Beran Shepler, PT, DPT, OCS
    Co-Director of the IPE Passport for CIPER
    Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
  • Anna Maio, MD
    Co-Director of Interprofessional Faculty Development for CIPER
    Associate Professor, Medicine
  • Katie Packard, PharmD, MS, BCPS, AACC
    Co-Director of the IPE Passport for CIPER
    Professor, Pharmacy Practice
  • Anne Schoening, PhD, RN, CNE
    Co-Director of Interprofessional Faculty Development for CIPER
    Associate Professor, Nursing

Refund Policy

This online course may be cancelled by the attendee in writing up to 30 days after purchase for a full refund, less a $10 processing fee, provided the course has not been started. No refund will be given after a course has been started. In order to request a refund, please email


If you have questions please fill out our Contact Us form or call 402.280.4076. We can also provide assistance with group registration or work with you to develop a customized course for a team.  

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This Course is Offered on the Following Dates

Self-paced course available 8/17-12/12; Register by 11/12