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Interprofessional Practice for Population Health is a Course

Interprofessional Practice for Population Health

Started Oct 16, 2018


Full course description

Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are offered for a $6 fee. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material.

It is increasingly understood that collaboration across disciplines is required to advance population health and health equity. This training module, developed by the Region V Public Health Training Center (formerly the Michigan PHTC), defines the core competencies of interprofessional education and illustrates their importance within public health through practice-based examples. 


Public health, nursing, and other allied health students and professionals, as well as those from other disciplines and sectors interested in collaboration.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the four Core Competencies of Interprofessional Education (CHES Areas of Responsibility 2.1.1, 2.1.3)
  • Define population health from a public health perspective (1.4.1, 1.4.2)
  • Define prevention from a public health perspective (1.4.1, 1.4.2)
  • Recognize real-world applications of interprofessional practice (2.1.1, 2.1.3)

Continuing Education Credit

2.0 CHES Category I CECH

2.0 Nursing Contact Hour (Credits expire on December 31, 2022)

Certificate of Completion

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

The Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


This course was developed by the Michigan Public Health Training Center and the Region V Public Health Training Center. It was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27881 Region V Public Health Training Collaborative and UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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