IPEC Webinars

The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) is proud to announce its inaugural  IPEC Webinar Series aimed at highlighting trends and activities in interprofessional education for collaborative practice. This free, dynamic IPEC Webinar Series will be hosted by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and is open to all IPEC members and non-members.

Upcoming Webinars

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Assessing Interprofessional Professionalism (IPP) Behaviors: Interprofessional Professionalism Collaborative (IPC) Tool Kit

Thursday, February 15, 2018

2:00-3:00 pm (ET)


The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) is proud to announce the first event in our 2018 IPEC Webinar Series aimed at highlighting trends and activities in interprofessional education (IPE) and practice. Health professions faculty, students, and clinicians will discover best practices that they can use to assist with IPE efforts at their home institutions.

This webinar will feature panelists from the Interprofessional Professionalism Collaborative (IPC). IPC members will share resources for curriculum development and evaluation for interprofessional professionalism (IPP).

Panelists for the webinar include:

  • John Tegzes, MA, VMD, Dipl. ABVT, Director, Interprofessional Education, Professor, Toxicology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences


  • Identify the purpose of the Interprofessional Professionalism Collaborative (IPC)
  • Explain the design of the Interprofessional Professionalism Assessment (IPA)
  • Share the potential benefits and uses of the IPC Tool Kit in relation to fostering interprofessional education and collaborative practice

Continuing Education Credits: Eligible attendees may receive one Certified in Public Health (CPH) continuing education credit or one continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hour for participating in this webinar. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is an accredited CNE-provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) works with the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) to provide CPH credits.

NOTE: This webinar is open to everyone including non-members, communities of interest, practice representatives, and IPEC member schools including deans, faculty, staff and students.


To register for this webinar, please click here.

                           John Tegzes, MA, VMD, Dipl. ABVT
                           Director, Interprofessional Education
                           Professor, Toxicology, College of Veterinary Medicine
                           Western University of Health Sciences,

Interprofessional education (IPE) and practice is a major part of Dr. John Tegzes’ identity as a healthcare provider and educator. As an active member of two health professions (Nursing and Veterinary Medicine) he understands innately what it means to be interprofessional, and how to communicate this in meaningful ways to health profession academics, students, and clinicians. His educational experience includes a BSN in Nursing, an MA in Applied Psychology, and a VMD in Veterinary Medicine. He further specialized in Clinical Toxicology and has worked interprofessionally as both a nurse and a veterinarian alongside physicians, nurses, and pharmacists at poison centers and diagnostic labs in Oregon and California.

His academic career has included serving as a founding faculty member of the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at Western University of Health Sciencess (WesternU), where he was instrumental in the development of the Problem-Based Learning curriculum that is implemented there. His knowledge of small group teaching and learning, and his passion for interprofessional collaborative care led to his engagement in Western U’s IPE program. He has served on the IPE Design & Implementation Committees since their inception in 2007. He developed and implemented the IPE faculty small group facilitation skills development workshops for the past five years, and has trained well over 400 faculty from WesternU and two partner institutions. For the past two years he has worked intensively on IPE assessment including both student assessment and program outcomes assessment. In July 2012 he assumed the position of Director of IPE for WesternU.

​                       Kathy McGuinn, MSN,RN,CPHQ
​                           Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice Partnerships
​                           Special Advisor for Quality Initiatives
​                           American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Kathy McGuinn, MSN, RN, CPHQ is the Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice Partnerships and Special Advisor on Quality Initiatives at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). At AACN, Ms. McGuinn has served as a national quality expert for AACN, overseeing Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) faculty development grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. From 2009-2012, she oversaw the curriculum development and roll-out of nine regional undergraduate QSEN faculty development institutes; from 2012-2014, she oversaw the curriculum development and roll-out of five graduate regional QSEN faculty development institutes. Further, Ms. McGuinn has been active in AACN’s strategic initiatives related to interprofessional education, which includes assisting with the planning of the national Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) Institutes, and actively participating with the Interprofessional Professionalism Collaborative (IPC). Most recently, Ms. McGuinn was the lead staff for the groundbreaking report, Advancing Healthcare Transformation: A New Era for Academic Nursing.

​                           Jeffery Stewart, DDS, MS
​                           Senior Vice President for Educational Leadership and Innovation
​                           American Dental Education Association

Jeffery Stewart, DDS, MS is Senior Vice President for Educational Leadership and Innovation at the American Dental Education Association. Prior to joining ADEA, he had been a faculty member at three dental schools. In his current role with ADEA, he is a member of the Interprofessional Education Collaborative Planning Council and the Interprofessional Professionalism Collaborative. He attended college at the University of Delaware and received his dental degree from the University of North Carolina. Following a general practice residency, he attended the University of Michigan earning a master’s degree in oral pathology and diagnosis.

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