Virtual Interprofessional Educator Resource (VIPER)

Experiential Learning Activities

Practitioner's Guide to Interprofessional Student Shadowing

This guide contains suggestions for practitioners who are hosting students for a shadowing experience.
Author: Alberta Health Services and University of Alberta as part of the Interprofessional Clinical Learning Unit (IPCLU) project
Interprofessional Competencies: Role Clarification
Document: Practitioner's Guide to Interprofessional Shadowing

Patient Mentor's Guide to Storytelling

This guide contains practical tips to prepare patients and support them in sharing their story with students. We acknowledge and thank the patients, including patient advocate Sue Robins, who contributed to the development of this guide. Their wisdom and suggestions shaped its content and format.
Author:
Health Sciences Education and Research Commons (HSERC)
Interprofessional Competencies:
Reflection
Document:
 Patient Mentor's Guide to Storytelling

Savvy Student's Guide to Professional Use of Social Media

These resources help instructors and students talk about professionalism and the use of social media. The flashcard reminds students about privacy, professionalism, and how their online communications may affect their future career. The PowerPoint slide and social media scenarios may be used by instructors in the classroom. These resources were developed by the Integration of Interprofessional Competencies in Health Sciences Programs (IIPEC) project team with contribution from Dr. Jennifer Walton, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta.
Author: Health Sciences Education and Research Commons (HSERC)
Interprofessional Competencies: Communication
Documents:
Savvy Student's Guide to Professional Use of Social Media (printable card)
Savvy Student's Guide to Professional Use of Social Media (PowerPoint slide)
Social Media Scenarios 

Student's Guide to Interprofessional Shadowing

This guide helps students to arrange and participate in a shadowing opportunity.
Author: Alberta Health Services and University of Alberta as part of the Interprofessional Clinical Learning Unit (IPCLU) project
Interprofessional Competencies: Communication
Document: Student's Guide to Interprofessional Shadowing

Toolkit for Constructing Interprofessional Simulation Scenarios

This document takes educators step-by-step through the process of developing an interprofessional simulation. It addresses educational objectives, collaboration, logistics, and evaluation.
Author: Health Sciences Education and Research Commons (HSERC)
Interprofessional Competencies: Communication, Collaboration, Role Clarification, Reflection
Document: Toolkit for Constructing Interprofessional Simulation Scenarios