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Past, Present, and Future Synopsis of Interprofessional Practice and Education: Why, What, Where, and How

March 9, 2023 | 1 – 2 p.m.

This session will provide an overview of interprofessional practice and education (IPE) to highlight the evolution of interprofessional collaboration (IC), healthcare challenges impacting IC, and best practices for IPE. This topic impacts all practice settings where two or more healthcare professions work together.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify the Triple Aim of interprofessional practice and education
  • Interpret principles of values and ethics impacting a given scenario
  • Choose which interprofessional collaborative practice competency area contributes most to optimal health care in a given scenario
  • Choose which interprofessional collaborative practice deficiency contributes most to sub-optimal health care in a given scenario


Jennifer Prisco, PharmD, RPh, BA, is Assistant Dean of Interprofessional Programs & School Operations and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Currently, she’s Co-Chair for the program’s pharmacy accreditation self-study, Co-Chair for the Boston Campus Interprofessional Education Working Group, and Ex-Officio for the School of Pharmacy Interprofessional Education Committee. Nationally, Dr. Prisco Chairs the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Strategic Planning Committee for the experiential education section, and she collaborates with schools of pharmacy nationwide to research and publish on the impact of experiential grading schemes for PGY-1 and PGY-2 residency match rates.

Currently, Dr. Prisco is aiding in the advancement of the School of Pharmacy strategic planning, operations alignment and collaboration initiatives. Her interests include interprofessional practice and education, educational evaluation and assessment, global/international pharmacy education, experiential site and preceptor development, experiential factors that influence post-graduate opportunities, skill integration, and continuous quality improvement.

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Activity Number: 0026-0000-23-003-L05-P | Application-Based
Topic Designator: Patient Safety
Contact Hours: 1.0