Collaborative Care

Better Care Through Collaboration.

Creighton University is a national leader in interprofessional education—a team-based approach to care drawing upon the shared knowledge of health care professionals to deliver better overall patient care. The collaborative care approach represents the future of clinical care. The method provides enhanced care for patients, decreases costs and increases efficiency for health care systems.

Programs Designed for Your Team

Ensure that your team adapts and excels in this new model of care with training from The Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (CIPER), the catalyst for interprofessional education and practice for Creighton University and CHI Health, our primary academic health partner. 

Our interactive and customizable programs include:

  • Workflow transformation consultation
  • Model review
  • Reimbursement opportunities
  • Metrics planning
  • Assessments
  • Accreditation for academic health care education
  • Team development and training
  • Psychological safety workshops

Continuing Education

Gain the essential skills in forming a collaborative health care team across all health professions. The Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and research (CIPER) offers self-paced online training courses that focus on core competencies for interprofessional collaborative practice.

IPE 004 Introduction to Collaborative Care: For faculty and health professionals, the course introduces terminology, foundations of effective health care teamwork and leading a collaborative team.

The course provides 8 CME credits.

IPE 400 Introduction to Collaborative Care: For health professional students, this course introduces the roles and responsibilities of health care providers on the team and the health care team development and dynamics.

The course offers 0.5 credits or 8 contact hours.

Joint Accredited Provider

Creighton University’s Health Sciences Continuing Education holds joint accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the first university to receive this accreditation.