TTUHSC Quality Enhancement Plan

IPE Faculty Development

*Upcoming Events for 2014:

  • May 1-2, 2014 -- Health Professions Education Research as Translational Science -- all campuses
  • May 22, 2014 -- Interprofessional Simulation Scenario Writing Workshop -- Lubbock  
  • June 2, 2014 -- TeamSTEPPS -- Odessa
  • June 16, 2014 -- TeamSTEPPS -- Lubbock
  • June 23, 2014 -- TeamSTEPPS -- Abilene
  • July 8, 2014 -- TeamSTEPPS -- El Paso
  • July 14, 2014 -- TeamSTEPPS -- Amarillo
  • August 11, 2014 -- TeamSTEPPS -- Dallas
  • August 18, 2014 -- TeamSTEPPS -- Midland

 *To enroll for any of the above events, please contact Shelley Burson at 



Past Events

Healthcare Reform, eHealth and Implications for Education of Nurses, Physicians, Pharmacists and Allied Health Professionals

February 8, 2013


  • Billy Philips, Jr., Ph.D., M.P.H., Executive Vice President and Director, F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health
  • Susan McBride, RN, Ph.D., Senior Advisor, F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health, and Professor, School of Nursing


  • Define Health Information Technology (HIT and the need for high functioning medical teams
  • Explain new regulatory requirements and recent legislation to transform healthcare
  • Discuss the purpose and requirements for Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records
  • Discuss New Payer Models and the need for "the right" data to manage population health and the financial risk these models require
  • Discuss implications for faculty to transform how we educate healthcare professionals

Hot Topics: Prescriptive Authority

Monday, September 17, 2012


  • Lara Boyett, DNP, R.N., ACNP, FNP, Clinical Faculty, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Director, Cardiac Rehab, Emergency Services, Little River HealthCare
  • Brian K. Irons, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCACP, BCPS, BC-ADM, Head of the Ambulatory Care Division within the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Julian Rivera, J.D, Partner with Brown McCarroll Law firm


  • What authority does your profession have?
  • What are the controversies involved in having prescriptive authority in your profession?
  • What are the changes with prescriptive authority and how will this impact health care?

Interprofessional Education Faculty Development Institute: Instructional Design - August 2012

Sarah Shrader, PharmD, BCPS, CDE; Medical University of South Carolina

IPE Instructional Design:Concepts from the Literature and Examples from MUSC Presentation

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QEP Faculty Development: A Networking Social - July 2012

Purpose: The purpose of the Networking Social is:

  • Provide a brainstorming session for TTUHSC faculty so you can bring your Interprofessional Education (IPE) ideas and your interprofessional teammates together.
  • Talk about the upcoming IPE Institute and work on your application for the IPE Institute.



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