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National Interprofessional Education Consortium (NIPEC)

The ACAPT National Interprofessional Education Consortium (NIPEC) sunsetted October 2023.  Create a free online profile to stay informed and indicate your interest in interprofessional education (IPE).

See IPE resources here.

Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC)

ACAPT is a proud member of the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC).

IPEC IPE Core Competency Domains

See the up-to-date information for IPEC Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice.

In 2013, ACAPT members voted to endorse the IPEC core competencies:

  1. Values/ethics for interprofessional practice
  2. Roles/responsibilities
  3. Interprofessional communication
  4. Teams & teamwork

What is Interprofessional Education?

"Interprofessional education (IPE) occurs when students, or members from two or more professions learn about, from and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes and services. Interprofessional education is a necessary step in preparing a “collaborative practice-ready” health workforce that is better prepared to respond to local health needs.

A collaborative practice-ready health worker is someone who has learned how to work in an interprofessional collaborative team and is competent to do so." 

Source: World Health Organization (WHO). (2010). Framework for action on interprofessional education & collaborative practice

Please see IPE resources here for a list of organizations that hold regular conferences and workshops for the most up-to-date information.



  • NIPEC BoD Meeting Minutes 1.4.19
  • NIPEC BoD Meeting Minutes 2.1.19
  • NIPEC BoD Meeting Minutes 3.1.19
  • NIPEC BoD Meeting Minutes 4.5.19
  • NIPEC BoD Meeting Minutes 6.7.19
  • NIPEC BoD Meeting Minutes 8.2.19











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