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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

Creighton University will issue a 1098-T by January 31 for all learners enrolled in courses for credit. As part of that process, you may be asked to provide your Social Security number.


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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