The Health Precinct Advisory Council are delighted to announce that we will be hosting Dr Margo Brewer – a highly regarded and published international leader of interprofessional education (IPE).

Margo will facilitate three workshops over the week for clinical and academic health educators, leaders, managers and clinical staff. Attendance is free. Registration is required.

  1. Leadership programme (2 days) – building capability and capacity and operationalising IPE
  2. Designing and developing IPE (half day)
  3. Facilitating and delivering IPE (half day)

Dr Margo Brewer is the Director of Practice and Interprofessional Education in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Curtin University, Perth. Margo leads interprofessional education and clinical education/fieldwork across eight schools and 26 health related courses. She has won several teaching excellence awards for the interprofessional education program she leads and is an inaugural member of the Curtin Academy for elite teachers. She has presented on interprofessional education at over 50 conferences and published 20 peer reviewed journal papers and book chapters. Margo’s PhD thesis was on leadership of interprofessional education.

2 Day Leadership Workshop

Tuesday 28th Aug 9.15am (for 9.30am start)-5pm, and

Wednesday 29th Aug 8.30am-4.30pm

Venue: Room 302, Manawa, cnr of Antigua and Tuam Sts, Christchurch

Building capacity and capability and operationalising IPE 

Suggested audience: Health Precinct Advisory Council partners and wider health and education sector clinical and academic health educator leaders and managers – any discipline, any practice setting. Those who will lead interprofessional education or interprofessional practice within their organisation.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand interprofessional education and interprofessional practice as well as the drivers for change
  • Understand approaches to interprofessional education that build on existing clinical learning opportunities
  • Apply change management strategies to embed interprofessional education in clinical settings
  • Develop an action learning plan to facilitate/support interprofessional education for students and colleagues in your setting

Day 1 Agenda:

  • Background
  • Overview/theory and evidence of interprofessional practice and interprofessional education
  • Interprofessional practice capabilities
  • Assessment and evaluation

Day 2 Agenda:

  • Leadership/change management approaches
  • Review of current organisational practice in relation to interprofessional education or interprofessional practice
  • Develop an action plan for leading change

Facilitating and delivering IPE

Thursday 30 Aug 1pm – 4.30pm

Venue: Room 302, Manawa, cnr of Antigua and Tuam Sts, Christchurch

Facilitating and delivering interprofessional learning for staff and/or students

Suggested audience: clinical and academic health educators from across the wider health sector who wish to offer IPE to staff and/or students

Learning outcomes:

  • Define Interprofessional Education (IPE) and Interprofessional Practice
  • Identify benefits to implementing IPE in your setting
  • Identify solutions to key challenges to implementing IPE in your setting
  • Describe the key strategies for delivering best practice IPE—general principles/philosophies, learning activities, facilitation strategies, assessment and feedback
  • Describe a framework for evaluating IPE outcomes

Designing and developing IPE

Friday 31 Aug – 8.30am -12pm

Venue: Room 302, Manawa, cnr of Antigua and Tuam Sts, Christchurch

Designing and developing a high quality interprofessional experience for staff and/or students.

Suggested audience: clinical and academic health educators from across the wider health sector. Those responsible for designing learning experiences for students in the classroom, online, simulated learning or in the practical setting.

Learning outcomes:

  • Define Interprofessional Education (IPE)
  • Describe interprofessional practice capabilities (IPE learning outcomes)
  • Develop a blueprint for designing an interprofessional education experience

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