Virtual Interprofessional Educator Resource (VIPER)

Competencies and Foundations

Interprofessional Competency Videos

These short videos highlight the interprofessional practice competencies: communication, collaboration, role clarification, and reflection. Each video describes a competency, gives examples of effective and ineffective behaviours, and suggests tools for integrating and improving teamwork. These videos were created by the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services as part of the Interprofessional Clinical Learning Unit (IPCLU) project.
Author: Alberta Health Services and University of Alberta as part of the Interprofessional Clinical Learning Unit (IPCLU) project
Interprofessional Competencies: Communication, Collaboration, Role Clarification, Reflection
Videos:
Communication
Collaboration
Role Clarification
Reflection

Interprofessional Competencies Self-Assessment

This worksheet is used to assess your skills in the core interprofessional (IP) competencies, based on your performance in various team activities in the INT D 410 course.
Author: Health Sciences Education and Research Commons (HSERC)
Interprofessional Competencies: Communication, Collaboration, Role Clarification, Reflection
Document: Interprofessional Competencies Self-Assessment

IPE @ UAlberta

These interactive modules introduce why and how we do Interprofessional Education (IPE) at the University of Alberta. They describe the interprofessional competencies and the core IPE events for health sciences students.
Author: Health Sciences Education and Research Commons (HSERC)
Interprofessional Competencies: Communication, Collaboration, Role Clarification, Reflection
Links:
IPE @ UAlberta: Part 1 (interactive) / (transcript)
IPE @ UAlberta: Part 2 (interactive) / (transcript)

IPE @ UAlberta: Overview for Facilitators

This video introduces why and how we do Interprofessional Education (IPE) at the University of Alberta and how facilitators are involved. Topics include the Interprofessional Learning Pathway, interprofessional Launch, INT D 410 / Essentials of Collaborative Practice, Save Stan, the role of facilitators in these activities, and facilitation skills.
Author: Health Sciences Education and Research Commons (HSERC)
Interprofessional Competencies: Communication, Collaboration, Role Clarification, Reflection
Links: IPE @ UAlberta: Overview for Facilitators / (transcript)

Lexicon of Common Terminology

This glossary of terms relating to interprofessional education and simulation was developed by the  Interdisciplinary Health Education Partnership (IHEP) to provide common terms and definitions for faculty members and students.
Author: Alberta Health Services, MacEwan University, NAIT, NorQuest College, and University of Alberta as part of the Interdisciplinary Health Education Partnership (IHEP)
Interprofessional Competencies: Communication
Document: Lexicon of Common Terminology 

Interprofessional Health Education (Library Subject Guide)

HSERC and the University of Alberta Libraries developed this Subject Guide to academic literature and high quality websites related to interprofessional health education.
Author: University of Alberta Libraries
Interprofessional Competencies: Communication, Collaboration, Role Clarification, Reflection
Link: Interprofessional Health Education (Library Subject Guide)

Interprofessional Learning Pathway Competency Framework

The Competency Framework is foundational to how the University of Alberta approaches interprofessional education (IPE). The four competencies (communication, collaboration, role clarification, and reflection) are explored in depth and a glossary of terms is included.
Author: Health Sciences Education and Research Commons (HSERC)
Interprofessional Competencies: Communication, Collaboration, Role Clarification, Reflection
Document: Interprofessional Learning Pathway Competency Framework