Criterion 23

Members of interprofessional teams are engaged in the planning and delivery of interprofessional continuing education (IPCE).

ACCME Note

Rationale: Interprofessional continuing education (IPCE) occurs when members from two or more professions learn with, from, and about each other to enable effective interprofessional collaborative practice and improve health outcomes. This criterion recognizes accredited providers that work collaboratively with multiple health professions to develop IPCE.

Critical Elements:

  • Includes planners from more than one profession (representative of the target audience) AND

  • Includes faculty from more than one profession (representative of the target audience) AND

  • Activities are designed to change competence and/or performance of the healthcare team.

The Standard:

  • Attest to meeting this criterion in at least 10% of activities (but no less than two) during the accreditation term.

  • At review, submit evidence for this many activities:*

    • S: 2; M: 4; L: 6; XL: 8

    • *Program Size by Activities per Term: S (small): <39; M (medium): 40 -100; L (large): 101-250; XL (extra large): >250

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