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IPEC Core Competencies Revision Documents

Below are important IPEC Core Competencies Revision (CCR) working documents, survey findings, and reports. Click on any of the links to learn more.

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IPEC Core Competencies: Version 3

November 2023

The IPEC Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: Version 3 builds upon preceding versions and includes significant updates and improvements to the previous edition released in 2016. To support users, the report includes a compendium of materials:

  • A brief history of IPEC (Appendix A) detailing collective milestones from 2009 to the present day.
  • A summary of IPEC programs, projects, and resources (Appendix B).
  • An expanded and revised glossary of terms (Appendix C) with 40 operational terms adopted throughout the 2023 update.
  • A corresponding comparison guide (Appendix D) that provides crosswalk tools to efficiently compare the differences between the second and third versions.

2023 Preliminary Draft IPEC Core Competencies

preliminary draft of proposed revisions to the IPEC Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: 2016 Update is now available for open comment. IPEC highly recommends reviewing the preliminary draft along with the comparison guide and glossary of terms.

Preliminary Draft of Proposed Revisions

April 2023

The IPEC Core Competencies: 2023 Preliminary Draft Revisions contain 33 competency statements that apply across the health professions for those engaged in interprofessional education for collaborative practice. 

Words in bold indicate a term defined in the accompanying draft glossary.



Draft Comparison Guide
April 2023

The comparison guide illustrates the 2023 updates to the 2016 IPEC competencies and sub-competencies.

Words in bold indicate a term defined in the accompanying draft glossary.


Draft Glossary of Terms

April 2023

A list of 39 operational terms are adopted throughout the IPEC Core Competencies 2023 framework and forthcoming final report. All definitions are adapted from the references provided.





Preamble, Definition, Assumptions, and Tenets of the IPEC CCR Working Group

Updated and Approved on June 6, 2022

This document outlines the core principles guiding the 2021-2023 IPEC Core Competencies Revision Working Group.



Virtual Town Hall Meetings Executive Summary: Community Feedback and Recommendations

October 2021

For Phase II of the update process, the Advisory and Working Groups organized two virtual town hall forums. 189 IPEC members participated in the September 17, 2021 town hall meeting, and 90 participants joined the October 5, 2021 special town hall session at the 2021 Nexus Summit. This report summarizes emerging issues and concerns regarding the 2016 IPEC Core Competencies voiced during these two sessions.


Analysis of the Survey of IPEC Member Groups: Stakeholder Feedback

October 2021

A survey instrument was developed by the members of the IPEC Advisory Group. The survey was validated through review and discussion of each question by Advisory Group and Working Group members. This survey summary includes details about the dataset compiled from 82 respondents.