regis university nursing students in a lab

The most commonly accepted definition of Interprofessional Education “occurs when two or more professions learn with, about, and from each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes” by the World Health Organization.  While each healthcare professionals’ association mandates education to have components of interprofessional education, the focus at Regis University is to intentionally engage students interprofessionally, to empower future practitioners to create a different, more collaborative model of healthcare practice. Our goal is to prepare students to learn together to enhance collaboration and improve future practice by influencing health outcomes. We believe high-functioning teams can improve the experience, outcomes and costs of health care.


Through our interprofessional education curriculum, students learn and work together to assist in preparing for their future as a collaborative practitioner in an integrated healthcare system, to address ideals put forth by the Institute of Healthcare Improvement as the Quadruple Aim.

Some guiding principles, benchmarks, accreditation standards to describe how IEP programs are designed.


Links to other websites or professional organizations with a focus on Interprofessional Education:

National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education 

National Interprofessional Education Consortium