An IPE Approach to the Opioid Epidemic

An IPE Approach to the Opioid Epidemic

Assistant Vice President for Interprofessional Education, Patricia J. Ohtake, PT, PhD, was a featured panelist for the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) Webinar An IPE Approach to the Opioid Epidemic. This webinar highlighted current interprofessional education approaches to prevention of this serious public health crisis and strategies for the management of the opioid epidemic at both the patient and population levels.

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

UB Nursing receives funding to expand mental health care in WNY American Indian communities

The School of Nursing Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant will fund development of an interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) team to lead screenings and behavioral health care, and provide clinical training to graduate students in the UB Schools of Nursing, Social Work and Graduate School of Education.

IPE EVENTS

Faculty and students collaborate together during 2018 Spring IP Forum

Office of IPE to host its third annual Fall IP Forum, Confronting Opioid Use Disorder: An Interprofessional Strategy at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on Thursday, November 8th. UB health professional students from 12 professional programs will collaborate in interprofessional teams to address the recognition of and solutions for the burgeoning opioid epidemic in our country.