Interprofessional education & collaboration

Expires December 9, 2022


Video length: 36 minutes


This virtual lecture will provide an understanding of interprofessional education and interprofessional collaboration and how they are manifested within a health care organization. The session will provide an understanding of why these skills are important, along with an overview of the four core competencies defined by the Interprofessional Education Collaborative.


Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Define interprofessional education and interprofessional collaboration.
  • Identify the importance of interprofessional education and interprofessional collaboration in health care.
  • Describe the core competencies of interprofessional education and interprofessional collaboration.

Intended Audience

This program is appropriate for clinicians, pathologists, medical technologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other allied health staff.


Carrie Bowler, M.S.
Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota


The following types of credit are offered for this program:


Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program. This program has been approved for a maximum of 0.5 P.A.C.E.® contact hour.

To obtain credit:

  1. Watch the video.
  2. Complete the post-test and evaluation that launches immediately following the video.
  3. Generate and print your certificate(s).

Level of instruction for this program is basic.

Faculty Disclosure

Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty members also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentations. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentations.


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