Interprofessional Education and Practice: Exploring Interprofessional Competence

May 23
UCSF Library, Room CL-221/222
530 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco CA


Interprofessional Education and Practice Series
Exploring Interprofessional Competence

Led by:

Scott Reeves, PhD
Director, UCSF Center for Innovation in Interprofessional Education
Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences

S. Nicole Goldberg, MPT
Senior Physical Therapist
Medicine Service (14L & 14M) and Mount Zion
UCSF Medical Center

This workshop explores the development of competence within a health professions context. It also considers the uses and limitations in using interprofessional competencies in the development of interprofessional curricula.

During this workshop, participants will:

  • Engage in an interactive presentation focusing on the development of competence within a health professions context, and the expansion of interprofessional competencies across the interprofessional education field.
  • Participate in small group discussion aimed at using a competency-based approach in development of interprofessional education activity.
  • Reflect upon the small group work in a subsequent plenary discussion.

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the uses and limitations of using a competency-based approach.
  • Understand the issues in employing a competency-based approach in an interprofessional education context.

This workshop is one in a 12-part series covering fundamental issues in interprofessional education and practice. Workshops need not be taken in sequence.


The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The UCSF School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of two AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.
The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

Course No. MGR13075